Posts in: pollution

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The Ice Age that never happened

The Ice Age that never happened

Global cooling forecasts from the 1970s don’t discredit today’s climate science

By | Posted April 27, 2017

Putting plastic pollution in the bag

Putting plastic pollution in the bag

New York City should put a price on single-use bags

By | Posted March 28, 2016

From pollution to power

From pollution to power

Scientists are working on turning harmful algae blooms intro practical energy sources

By | Posted April 10, 2015

Keeping barnyard sludge under control

Keeping barnyard sludge under control

Cows munching grass instead of corn could cut nitrogen pollution

By | Posted April 3, 2015

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

For Midway Atoll’s birds, plastic is the main dish

The debris littering this historic island is just a tiny part of a global littering problem

By | Posted February 9, 2015

On the ground: Hogs on the Buffalo National River

On the ground: Hogs on the Buffalo National River

The first National River faces the threat of pollution from a large pig farm

By | Posted January 25, 2014

VIDEO: The Chicago River: Change of course?

VIDEO: The Chicago River: Change of course?

The Chicago River is well on its way to environmental recovery, but there is still work to be done

By | Posted May 24, 2012

Toxic chemicals from fuel combustion pose new Arctic threat

Toxic chemicals from fuel combustion pose new Arctic threat

As historic pollutants ebb in the Arctic, poisons from fossil fuels are taking their place

By | Posted October 27, 2011

The city that never sleeps

The city that never sleeps

Light pollution threatens humans, animals

By | Posted October 17, 2011

An “Overwhelming Problem” in the Navajo Nation

An “Overwhelming Problem” in the Navajo Nation

A look at one uranium mine shows how difficult it will be to clean up the reservation’s hundreds of abandoned Cold War-era mines

By | Posted December 30, 2010

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