DNA Law and Order: Logging Edition
Illegal logging is pervasive across the globe, occurring anywhere there are exploitable forests. The resulting timber is illicitly traded and ...
Ecoacoustics: The Deafening Silence of Endangered Wildlife
The emerging field of ecoacoustics is the studies how species use sound to coexist and interact across vast areas of land.
Should the EPA Be Blamed For the Crisis in Flint?
The EPA has claimed no wrongdoing in the crisis in Flint. Should they have?
The History of the National Wildlife Refuge System
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been occupied by armed militants since January 2, 2016. But where did the National Wildlife Refuge system come from?
Should You Compost?
The science is clear: composting organic waste is good for the environment.
What Tree Rings Tell Us About the Climate
Tree rings provide scientists with helpful clues regarding the planet's climate patterns, past and present.
“Ghost Fishing” Is Killing Coastal Wildlife
Ghost fishing is the process by which fishing equipment no longer under human control continues to trap and kill wildlife.
How Mining Impacted the Midwestern Grasslands
Is it possible to recover from the effects of coal mining? We investigate.
Sunscreen Linked to Coral Reef Decay
Globally, we release roughly four to six thousand tons of sunscreen in coral reef areas. The result has been disastrous.
Lead: Our Four-Thousand Year Old Pollutant
The history of lead pollution goes back 4000 years.