Posts in: Environment

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PODCAST: The bag snaggers take on New York City

PODCAST: The bag snaggers take on New York City

A dedicated crew gets plastic out of trees

By | Posted July 24, 2017

Speaking out for climate science, for the first time

Speaking out for climate science, for the first time

Sonali McDermid is worried about the planet’s food supply — and those seeking to eviscerate science

By | Posted July 11, 2017

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Can I borrow a cup of electricity?

Brooklyn neighbors will soon be able to trade power directly — and there’s more to come

By | Posted July 5, 2017

The noise mapper

The noise mapper

A minority in many ways, Erica Walker is determined to find how urban noise affects human health

By | Posted June 26, 2017

I take my planets hard-boiled

I take my planets hard-boiled

Evidence that the Earth’s crust began as an unbroken shell raises a question: Can we really understand the past by looking at how things are now?

By | Posted June 14, 2017

Choppy waters lay ahead for U.S. fisheries

Choppy waters lay ahead for U.S. fisheries

Proposed changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, our nation’s fishery management law, would compound problems for the nation’s fish

By | Posted May 31, 2017

Wildlife cops are prepared for the most unpredictable species — people

Wildlife cops are prepared for the most unpredictable species — people

The training is grueling and the pay is low, but Spencer Noyes loves being a New York State environmental conservation officer

By | Posted May 29, 2017

Rat remedy frozen in legislation

Rat remedy frozen in legislation

Dry ice is a safe and effective pest control. Why can’t cities use it in parks?

By | Posted May 15, 2017

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes

By | Posted April 17, 2017

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Countries look to large marine protected areas to conserve our oceans, but the devil is in the details

By | Posted April 5, 2017

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