Posts in: Environment

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Where wildfires and climate scientists meet

Where wildfires and climate scientists meet

A chemist flies through smoke plumes to better understand global warming

By | Posted April 13, 2015

The eyes and ears of Newtown Creek

The eyes and ears of Newtown Creek

A community restores vitality to a superfund site in New York City

By | Posted April 8, 2015

Stories in the sediment

Stories in the sediment

Tom Cronin stumbled into studying deep ocean floors, and hopes he can help others find the same curiosity for the unknown

By | Posted February 23, 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

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

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

Sticking it to Nature

Sticking it to Nature

A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world

By | Posted November 14, 2014

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

Two Remote Villages Devise a Plan for Sustainably Managing Harvests of Yartsa Gunbu

By | Posted November 13, 2014

Drawing outside the lines

Drawing outside the lines

Stymied scientists disagree about how to drive home global warming lessons

By | Posted November 12, 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

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