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Local entrepreneurs offer new opportunities for enterprising children

Cassie and Zach Boca draw on their background as entrepreneurs to create new opportunities for Eagle County’s youth. Cassie Boca/Photo courtesy From lemonade stands to lawn mower shops and beyond, some kids naturally look for opportunities to make a buck or two from an early age. Big or small, successful or not, these businesses can …

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Science News | Researchers are tracking the source of nitrogen pollution affecting the world’s second largest barrier reef

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): Tropical coastal ecosystems are among the most biodiverse areas on earth. And they are also at the forefront of the impact of human activity. Because of this, it is becoming increasingly important, especially as population numbers increase, to manage the impact of runoff and sewage flowing into the sea. “Tropical …

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Buffett’s Firm Reports $44B Loss as Portfolio Value Plunges | Local business news

Josh Funk AP business writer Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reported a $43.76 billion loss in the second quarter as the paper value of its investments plummeted and it bought significantly fewer shares, but the company’s many operating companies generally performed well. Omaha-based Berkshire said Saturday that a $53 billion largely unrealized decline in the value …

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Public Health: Good news from India and for development aid

Globally, many’s views of India, the world’s largest democracy, largely focus on its weaknesses, corruption, governance and poverty. This view is often accompanied by doubts about whether foreign aid will do anything over the long term. However, the evidence on the ground tells a different story: two recent studies show remarkable achievements in the areas …

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Monterey Bay | Finding Sanctuary: The Politics of Saving the Bay – Monterey Herald

Marine politics began in Monterey Bay, the largest open bay on the California coast. From the first Spanish explorers to discover our coastal beauty to the creation of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, our waters have been contentious. The history of protecting Monterey Bay and the Central Coast consists of four parts. First is …

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Manufacturing is coming home: British fashion boss champions ‘reshoring’ | manufacturing sector

On a hot summer’s day in Derbyshire, Christopher Nieper worries about bringing fabric from Shanghai to his factory in the former mining town of Alfreton. In the spring and early summer, he had a container full of fabric stranded in the port of Shanghai for three months while the Chinese city was in lockdown due …

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Youth Fusion announced as winners of the Prestigious Voices Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award on August 6, 2022

Votes for a nuclear weapons free world logo Former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz and former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev Youth Fusion leaders Vanda Proskova and Nico Edwards Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons Selects Youth Fusion, of Abolition 2000 as the 2022 Voices Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award Winner. As the …

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Category killer Floor & Decor has a proven formula for sustainable business growth

“We believe our competitive advantage in terms of people, product, price and access to inventory is strong. … [+] This gives us additional confidence in our ability to grow our market share even in a challenging macro environment,” said CEO Tom Taylor, Floor & Decor. getty Floor & Decor has just reported strong sales growth …

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Amazon sees opening in baby food industry shock

“Formula is the perfect product for Amazon,” said Austin Frerick, associate director of Yale University’s Thurmond Arnold Project, an antitrust law program. Among other things, he noted that it’s durable and valuable in attracting repeat customers — something the company, which currently controls just over 2 percent of the US grocery market, could capitalize on. …

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