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Metroplex Adopts United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

North Texas institutions have recently signed on to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, starting with Dallas County Community College system-wide adoption of goals.

Texas Wind Energy Production Overtaking Coal as Plants Close

As a result of challenging plant and market economics, Luminant is set to shutter two coal-fired power plants in Central Texas: Sandow, in Milam County, and Big Brown, in Freestone County, taking approximately 2,300 megawatts (MW) offline in early 2018.

Connect to Nature with DART

For those unable to visit the amazing Metroplex nature trails, many outdoors destinations are perfect for a bike ride, stroll, vigorous workout or a day in the park, all accessible by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).

Easy Tips for Auto Safety and Green Economy

Whether it’s upping our recycling efforts, switching to paperless billing statements or bringing reusable bags to the grocery store, improving our environmental impact can be inspiring.

New REI Women: Force of Nature Initiative

Outdoor co-op REI recently launched a comprehensive effort to advance gender equity in the outdoors, encouraging millions of its members to embrace it as “the world’s largest level playing field."

Bob Jones Nature Center Hosts Eco-Aware Summer Camp

Guided by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)-aligned environmental education curricula such as Project Learning Tree and Project WILD, Bob Jones Nature Center’s 2017 Eco-Explorations Camp will bridge between children and the wonders of the Cross Timbers Forest ecosystem this summer.

Taking Steps Toward Improving Air Quality

In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency designated 10 counties in North Central Texas as deficient in reaching for the 2008 eight-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard.

Transit Agency Grant to Include Ride Sharing in Ticketing App

The ability to plan a trip, purchase a Dallas Area Rapid Transit transit pass and summon a driver for the last leg of the journey all within the same free app will soon will be possible with GoPass, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Better Skin the Holistic Way

Tips to holistically heal and create better skin!

The Festival of Life Reflects but One Facet of Vijay Warman

The annual Holistic Festival of Life & Wellness will take place on December 11 as the largest festival of its kind in Texas, attended by 7,000 people.

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