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OSU’s Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture earns recognition from national wildlife organization

Oct 11, 2019
Everything done at the center takes sustainability into account.

By Kym Pokorny, | News Story

5 easy ways to be sustainable in the garden

May 10, 2019
Being kinder to the environment isn't difficult if you choose a few easy practices that will not only help the planet but your wallet, too.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam | News Story

Camelina oil could be economically feasible as source of commercial jet fuel, new OSU analysis shows

Feb 7, 2017
Government intervention could create an aviation market for the oilseed plant

By Chris Branam | News Story

OSU study questions cost-effectiveness of biofuels and their ability to cut fossil fuel use

Nov 29, 2011
A new study by economists at Oregon State University questions the cost-effectiveness of biofuels and says they would barely reduce fossil fuel use and would likely increase greenhouse gas emissions.

By Tiffany Woods | News Story

Living sustainably booklet available

Sep 25, 2009
Sustainability booklet available online

News Story

Bosses with 'green' values are more likely to over-comply with environmental rules, study says

Aug 19, 2009
A business is more likely to over-comply with environmental regulations if its senior management believes in protecting the environment and that it makes financial sense in the long term, according to a study by an economist at Oregon State University.

By Tiffany Woods | News Story

OSU to study air pollutant's impact on Chinese, U.S. health

Apr 28, 2009
Scientists at Oregon State University and China's Peking University plan to use part of a $12.4 million grant to study the impact that the burning of fuels like coal and biomass as well as the smoking of meat may have on the health of Chinese and U.S. residents of China and the United States.

By Tiffany Woods | News Story

Sustainable food-buying options expand

Mar 27, 2008
Northwest growers adopt sustainable agriculture practices and certification.

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Bio-fuels sought from processing algae

Mar 3, 2008
OSU Sustainable Technologies Laboratory seeks bio-fuel from algae

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