Posts in: Environment

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Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

By | Posted December 11, 2014

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

It’s tempting to view natural history dioramas as pure representations of fact — but these displays may be shaped by cultural assumptions and theatrical urges

By | Posted December 3, 2014

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle kills trees and paints them blue from Mexico to Canada

By | Posted November 24, 2014

The fly — household pest, or environmental hero?

The fly — household pest, or environmental hero?

Housefly larvae help scrub antibiotics from manure at factory farms

By | Posted November 17, 2014

Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.

By | Posted October 29, 2014

'SAVE ENERGY! How would you like it if someone turned you on and then left?'

The Ultimate Environmental Challenge

If you want people to conserve, you’re going to have to convince…me

By | Posted July 31, 2014

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Bike activists are shaping urban design in the Big Apple

By | Posted July 3, 2014

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Old drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico house a surprising bounty, if we can figure out how to preserve them safely.

By | Posted July 1, 2014

Untapped Potential

Untapped Potential

Are tree waters environmentally sustainable, good for your health, or just simply delicious?

By | Posted June 24, 2014

Breaking our plastic habit

Breaking our plastic habit

Is banning plastic bags the best way to get rid of the plastic menace ?

By | Posted June 23, 2014

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