Author: Michael Glenn Easter

Michael Glenn Easter enjoys writing about the intersection between the environment, politics, and economics--he studied those three topics by creating his own major at Wheaton College. He is particularly interested in the environmental issues of the West and has spent summers interning for the mayor of Salt Lake City, a Utah-based environmental group, and the EPA's Rocky Mountain Region office in Denver

Friends of the Flock

Friends of the Flock

In downtown Brooklyn, a woman rescues and rehabilitates the birds most city-dwellers dismiss as “rats with wings.”

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted May 7, 2010

Are You Living in a Former Meth Lab?

Are You Living in a Former Meth Lab?

Houses once used as meth labs dot the country and pose health risks to their future residents

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted April 28, 2010

Green is the New Black at Fashion Week

Green is the New Black at Fashion Week

From February 11th to 18th, New York City Fashion Week brought together the world’s best designers and brands to showcase the coming trends in Fall and Winter clothing.

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted February 22, 2010

Skiing Faster Than Ever

Skiing Faster Than Ever

Just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics, researchers are experimenting with different ski coatings and waxes to determine the perfect combination for faster skiing.

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted January 11, 2010

Deer Hunters at Risk

Deer Hunters at Risk

Lead bullets contaminate venison and can raise human blood lead levels

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted January 8, 2010

Italian Mafia Takes Out the Toxic Trash

Italian Mafia Takes Out the Toxic Trash

Ex-mobster admits to sinking ships full of nuclear and medical waste.

By Michael Glenn Easter | Posted September 20, 2009