Posts in: Environment

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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

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts

By | Posted June 12, 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

Don’t drain the swamp

Don’t drain the swamp

Often overlooked, peatlands emit staggering quantities of carbon dioxide

By | Posted May 22, 2017

VIDEO: Cleanliness is next to ratlessness

VIDEO: Cleanliness is next to ratlessness

Spring is coming, and so are the rats. Here’s how to keep them out.

By | Posted May 15, 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?

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