Monthly Archives: January 2015

Sacramento Announces it Met Conservation of Water Goals in 2014

The City of Sacramento, California, an urban center with a population of some 475,000, reported this week that the community’s rigorous water ordinance enforcement measures have worked. Despite the ongoing drought, the community complied with the state-mandated goal of reducing water usage by 20%.  In fact, Sacramento reports the lowest per person use of city water in [Continue]

The Impacts of Political Instability on Wildlife Populations

A new study has revealed that political unrest can hurt wildlife as well as governments. Researchers found that populations of large mammals declined after the collapse of the Soviet Union. They analyzed annual population estimates from the Russian Federal Agency of Game Mammal Monitoring database covering the years 1981 – 2010, a period that encompassed the fall [Continue]

A Surprising Hybrid Aircraft Flies Over The UK

Electricity comes true in aviation. The Airbus E-Fan, a modest two-seater flying for some time and the solar airplane is about to go around the world. However, for larger aircraft and commercial transportation, electricity cannot compete with internal combustion engines. But it can help! This is demonstrated by a team of British researchers with a [Continue]

Beneful, A Great Dog Food

Beneful is a brand of dog food produced by Nestle Purina Petcare. This includes wet dog food, dry dog food and treats. It is one of the most popular dog food brands in the world generating over 1.5 million dollars annually. Beneful was introduced to the world in 2001 and first marketed based on its [Continue]