There was once a time that conveniences automatically implied life improvements. Those days are long gone.
Maine needs a concerted movement and coordinated leadership to expand the local food production essential to weather climate upheaval and supply chain disruptions.
A Mount Desert Island climate group launches an effort to foster knowledge-sharing among local activists statewide.
As Maine generates more food-based compost, it should reduce throwaway packaging to minimize chemical contamination.
Feeding people, not filling landfills, offers untold benefits, but it requires a new mindset.
Maine is at the forefront of a national reckoning about how devastating and costly land application of sewage sludge can be.
Incineration of plastics containing ‘forever chemicals’ could be generating potent greenhouse gas emissions, but testing methods are not yet in place.
Maine needs a visionary, collaborative approach to address challenges like this persistent infestation.
To reduce risks from climate-fueled weather events, Maine communities need to take action — but capacity deficits are slowing progress.
Our state needs policy reforms and truth in advertising to hasten the transition off fossil fuels.
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