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How green is your university or workplace?

Here are the quick and dirty results of my green workplaces survey from a few weeks back. I had originally hoped to do a geographical analysis of the results, but the limitations of SurveyMonkey’s free features effectively precluded that this time around. Still the results are illuminating and I’m looking forward to your help in…

Here at Mystery U, there are little signs in the labs that encourage us to conserve electricity, whereas when I worked in a lab in California, signs urged us to conserve water, and in the Northwest, I was encouraged to save trees by using fewer paper towels. These observations have gotten me wondering about regional…

Mommy Monday: My Child’s Planet

This weekend, Minnow, Fish, Princess Pup and I went for a hike. We didn’t go far. Just enough that we got away from the city and to a spot where we could look out over a lake and see the trees turning colors on the far shore. I’ve often seen environmental issues framed in terms…