Environment / Outdoors

 

Thirsty Business

Why and how organizations should assess their water use, risk and exposure involving this crucial, dwindling resource
Risk Management Magazine
February 2015
http://www.rmmagazine.com/2015/02/02/thirsty-business/

The Disaster Detectives

What FEMA's special forensic investigators accomplish right after a massive disaster
Risk Management Magazine
May 2015
http://www.rmmagazine.com/2015/05/01/the-disaster-detectives/

Turning Toward the Sun

Lower costs and reduced energy use are two of the incentives of solar energy for funeral homes
The Director (National Funeral Directors Association)
February 2013

Fish Fins Inspire Agile Robots

The sophisticated design, abilities and agility of fish fins is inspiring a Drexel University science team to create aquatic robots for a variety of underwater functions.
Mechanical Engineering
October, 2012
http://www.asme.org/kb/news---articles/articles/robotics/fish-fins-inspire-agile-robots

LEGOs Train Young Scientists

They’re intuitive, easy, fun to use, familiar – and they inspire ingenuity. That’s why Stevens Institute of Technology is harnessing LEGOs to teach underwater robot design to school-age aspiring ocean engineers.
Mechanical Engineering
November, 2012
http://www.asme.org/kb/news---articles/articles/design/underwater-legos-train-young-scientists

Do You Know the Drill?

A look at booming careers in an exceptionally high-paying field: petroleum engineering in the most active oil exploration zones
Mechanical Engineering
November, 2012
http://www.asme.org/kb/news---articles/articles/fluids-engineering/do-you-know-the-drill-

Greening The Airport

Bringing sustainability, energy efficiency, and esthetics to Indianapolis Airport
Mechanical Engineering
April, 2012
www.carolmilano.com/pdfs/Airport_IO.pdf

What's Bugging Everyone?

The latest information about bedbugs, an increasing problem
Current Health
September, 2011
www.carolmilano.com/pdfs/CHT_bedbugs_sept2011.pdf

Sunlight and Savings: the Benefits of Solar Power for Your Business

American Funeral Director
April, 2010
www.carolmilano.com/pdfs/Solar_Power.pdf

Water Conservation: A Pipeline to Savings

How cemetery operations can reduce water use
American Cemetery
September, 2010
http://www.katesboylston.com/pdf/WaterConservation.pdf

Cremation Emissions: How Much Do They Harm the Environment?

American Cemetery
April, 2007
www.carolmilano.com/pdfs/Reducing_Cremation_Emissions.pdf

Go With The Flow: A Wave of Water-Related Opportunities

AAAS Careers Magazine
May, 2010
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2010_05_14/science.opms.r1000089

It's Getting Easy to Be Green: Jobs In Green Science

AAAS Careers Magazine
April 2009
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2009_04_03/science.opms.r0900069

Flower Power

How nature affects people physically, emotionally and cognitively
FuturAge, August 2008
www.carolmilano.com/FEAT_FlowerPower_V7N4.pdf

"Major" Opportunity for Younger Farmers

A determined scientist launches America's first Organic Ag major
American Farmland
Spring 2008

When Less Is More: Can Lowering Energy Use Raise Profits and Productivity?

Suggestions and successes from a range of employers
Risk Management Magazine
June 2006

The Greening of Rug Retailing

How to appeal to growing consumer interest in environmental issues
AREA Magazine
Spring, 2006
www.carolmilano.com/green.html

Watching and Wading

How three New Jersey teens help protect their local water supply
CURRENT HEALTH 1 and CURRENT HEALTH 2
(for middle school and high school students)
March, 2006
http://www.carolmilano.com/watersupply.html

Industrial Ingenuity: The Renewable Resource

an introduction to Industrial Ecology
Risk Management Magazine
March 2006

Outdoor Spaces For Activity and Community

innovative approaches for getting seniors outside and exercising
FutureAge
July/August, 2005
www.carolmilano.com/outdoor.html

Design Concepts That Spur Social Interaction

Can a physical environment subtly encourage seniors to mingle?
Best Practices In Aging Services
July/August, 2003
www.carolmilano.com/design.html

Banking on Biology

A botanist makes commercial lending environmentally valuable
The Scientist
May 23, 2005
www.carolmilano.com/banking.html


What Are They Doing to Our Food?

Biotechnology on our plates
Health Beat (Association of Health Care Journalists)
May, 2004
www.carolmilano.com/plate.html

Avoiding Antibiotics In Foods

Why it's worth learning to choose antibiotic-free products
Cornell-Weill Medical College
Food & Fitness Advisor
June, 2004
www.carolmilano.com/antibiotics.html

Suds With A Social Conscience

Small brewers concerned with the environment and preservation
Beer Basics newsletter
November, 2002
www.carolmilano.com/suds.html

Partners In Forest Conservation

Local corporations agree to use certifiable, sustainable wood
Minnesota Conservation Volunteer
March/April, 2003
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/volunteer/marapr03/fnpartners.html

Organic Beer

Brewers find ways to create more wholesome beers
Beer Basics newsletter
January, 2003
www.carolmilano.com/organicbeer.html

Lofty Oaks Plants Lasting Memories

Conservation efforts by America's first private memorial tree-planting service
American Funeral Director
October, 2002
www.carolmilano.com/lofty.html

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