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PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

PODCAST: New wind turbines are for the birds

Engineers place more powerful wind turbines further apart, but still can’t save the birds

By | Posted December 9, 2016

Hot pavement, cool ideas

Hot pavement, cool ideas

Finding alternatives to sweltering asphalt is harder than it looks

By | Posted November 28, 2016

A wild bee in the big city

A wild bee in the big city

Honey bees aren’t the only pollinators in town — or even the best ones

By | Posted October 24, 2016

An alternative to parks that gentrify

An alternative to parks that gentrify

A “just green enough” approach in Brooklyn aims for a balance between sustainability and equity

By | Posted September 26, 2016

Nature on the edge

Nature on the edge

Rock climbing’s increasing popularity puts pressures on cliff landscapes

By | Posted August 29, 2016

A clearer view of clearcuts

A clearer view of clearcuts

My dad wants to cut down 20 acres of trees. Should I let him?

By | Posted August 24, 2016

Fishing for DNA

Fishing for DNA

A genetic technique offers new perspective on life in New York City’s rivers

By | Posted August 1, 2016

Spotted frogs in the spotlight

Spotted frogs in the spotlight

Activist groups and farmers are gearing up for a fight in Central Oregon

By | Posted July 25, 2016

A greener concrete jungle

A greener concrete jungle

Why reducing our carbon footprint means changing our cement

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Oh, carp.

Oh, carp.

A Chinese fishing technique could slow Asian carp’s steady march toward the Great Lakes

By | Posted July 18, 2016

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