Give your printer a break: share files digitally, view files digitally, and swap some filing cabinets for an external hard drive. When you do buy printer paper, look for the recycled stuff and know your highs and lows: high percentage of post-consumer content and low chlorine bleaching. Paying the bills online is a great way…Read More >
Bush’s recent push to open oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and on the Outer Continental Shelf won’t actually help our current oil crisis, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A recent study by the DOE shows the oil in ANWR and the OCS wouldn’t be available in significant amounts for a…Read More >
Paddle all 340 miles of the James River in one day? Sure, with a little help from your friends. The James River Association is launching the inaugural Runoff Rundown, a collective attempt to paddle the entire James River from its headwaters at Iron Gate to its mouth in the Chesapeake Bay on July 12th. The…Read More >
Virginia golden boy Jeremiah Bishop won the Fourth of July Firecracker 50 on Independence Day in Breckenridge, Colorado. The race, which also served as the 2008 U.S. Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship, included two laps of a 25-mile course over technical Rocky Mountain terrain. Bishop lead the 800-rider pack by mile 15, but had a…Read More >
China is not only one of the worst human rights offenders in the world, but its leaders are also just as horrible toward the environment.
A boycott would be an effective way to send a message to the Chinese government from counttries like ours, who will be the source of billions of dollars worth of tourism and commercial profit.
—W. Loy, Richmond, Va.