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The rise of plant-based plastic packaging

If sustainable plastic sounds like an oxymoron to you, you wouldn’t be the only one. But with the sleeping giant of public opinion beginning to awaken to the unsustainability of plastic around the world — roughly 40 percent of which is found in packaging — some innovators are starting to look for ways to avoid using the material.

Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here’s what that means for business

It's not often that environmental news even gets close to trumping the arrival of a royal baby. But fresh in the wake of Extinction Rebellion protests, the declaration of a "climate emergency," the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's Net Zero report and a surge in electoral support for the Green Party, some news outlets grasped which way the wind is blowing.

In Iowa, a quicker, cheaper path to a college degree is easy as 2+2, 3+1 or 3+3

The typical path to a college degree in Iowa increasingly is branching off, taking detours and merging with others as public universities, community colleges and private schools find more ways to collaborate and cooperate in their degree and transfer options.