The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation
Wide-scale cannabis cultivation is causing environmental damage. Federal regulations could change this.
Rachel Carson’s Critics Called Her a Witch
When Silent Spring was published, the response was overtly gendered. Rachel Carson's critics depicted her as hysterical, mystical, and witchy.
War and Pest Control
Since World War I, the connections between pest control and war have been scientific, technological, institutional, and metaphorical.
Believe It or Not, You Don’t Actually Want Mosquitoes Eradicated
What would happen if we actually eliminated mosquitoes?
The Lowdown on Bees and Pesticides
New research suggests that declines in wild bees may be due to a specific pesticide.