Full story - September 14, 2018
Hurricane Maria aftermath
The intense winds and rains of Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico’s natural environment. But nature is all about recovery.
Full story - September 30, 2018
Isle de Jean Charles
Across the United States, it doesn’t take a devastating storm for scientists and citizens to see the unwelcome transformations that climate change is causing right now.
Full story - September 07, 2018
North American beaver
For hundreds of years, beavers "kept North America hydrated," says environmental author Ben Goldfarb. Now, some farmers, ranchers and land managers are advocating that we let them do their job again.
Full story - September 16, 2018
Hurricane Maria aftermath
After the catastrophic Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico in 2017, finding safe drinking water became one of the most difficult issues facing residents of the island. A team of volunteers stepped in to help.
Full story - September 07, 2018
Maize weevil
A recent study examines how rising temperatures could lead to increased insect activity and dramatic crop loss.
Full story - August 03, 2018
Shale gas pipes
Pennsylvania homes have high levels of radon, a substantial risk factor for lung cancer. Is the fracking boom makings matters worse? Scientists aren't quite sure.
Full story - August 03, 2018
Hampshire solar power
Colleges and universities across the US are looking for ways to go green and save money at the same time. Hampshire College has done it.
Full story - July 27, 2018
NASA Florida at night
Artificial lighting of all kinds can have adverse effects on wildlife and humans. As the use of LED lights increases, researchers are examining how best to limit their impact.
Full story - July 27, 2018
Miami sunny day tidal flooding
Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo represents the city of Miami, where sea level rise is already a difficult reality. He has put forth a bold proposal to address greenhouse gas emissions, but his party is unlikely to support it.
Full story - July 27, 2018
Infant formula shopping
Science has proven that breastmilk is far better for human health than infant formula. Nevertheless, the US tried to stop a WHO resolution which aimed to limit the marketing of infant formula in developing countries.