Karen Coates

A Look at Food Waste in the United States

Food waste in the United States is generated by institutions, restaurants, supermarkets and households. Food waste takes up a lot of space in landfills and creates greenhouse gases. Many programs are in place to limit food waste. Donating food to soup kitchens is one way of reducing food waste.

What are Two Different Ways that Fossils Form?

What are two different ways that fossils form? Two examples are amber formation and permineralization. Insects trapped in amber are amazing fossils because a whole organism is trapped within the amber. In perminieralization, pores and cellular spaces of wood and bones are filled with minerals.