Somebody Needs To Tell Ohio Fa...

May 24, 2019 by

Why do farmers in Ohio not know about agrophotovoltaics — the disruptive technology developed by Frauhofer Institute in Germany?

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A trail of toxicity: the US mi...

May 23, 2019 by

In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’

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E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands ...

May 23, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to change the way it calculates the health risks of air pollution, a shift that would make it easier to roll back a key climate change rule because it would result in far fewer predicted deaths from pollution, according to five people with knowledge of the agency’s plans.

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An (Even More) Inconvenient Tr...

May 22, 2019 by

Why Carbon Credits For Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing

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My Green Kitchen: The Ultimate...

May 22, 2019 by

More and more people are making efforts to ‘go green’ at home.

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They Grow the Nation’s Food, b...

May 21, 2019 by

EAST OROSI, Calif. — Water is a currency in California, and the low-income farmworkers who pick the Central Valley’s crops know it better than anyone. They labor in the region’s endless orchards, made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems, but at home their faucets spew toxic water tainted by arsenic and fertilizer chemicals.

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Rising seas threaten to swamp ...

May 20, 2019 by

When’s the last time you saw a firefly? Chances are, not recently. And, if you did, you probably didn’t see whole swarms pulsating in the night in the hopes of finding a mate.

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A Remote Australian Archipelag...

May 20, 2019 by

When Darwin visited he wrote, “Such formations surely rank high amongst the wonderful objects of this world.”

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The EPA Finally Figured Out Ho...

May 17, 2019 by

The former administrator resigned in disgrace last year.

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Puerto Rico got rid of its coa...

May 16, 2019 by

This past January, Itiba De Jesus moved to St. Cloud, in Osceola County, Florida, in search of affordable housing and land to expand her sustainable agriculture project.

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

May 16, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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‘It’s my homeland&...

May 15, 2019 by

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public lands

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Designing the Butterfly-Friend...

May 15, 2019 by

With the population of the distinctive species in decline, cities around the U.S. are trying to add monarch-friendly spaces.

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Bayer Just Lost Another Lawsui...

May 14, 2019 by

A jury awarded a California couple a stunning $2 billion.

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Mismanaged waste ‘kills ...

May 13, 2019 by

Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseases

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Trash found littering ocean fl...

May 13, 2019 by

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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186 countries have signed UN p...

May 13, 2019 by

This means that countries now have the right to refuse plastic waste imports to their shores.

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Why we need to stop eating fis...

May 9, 2019 by

The recent UN biodiversity report states that overfishing is a bigger threat to the world’s ocean than plastic or acidification.

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Why we don’t know if plastics ...

May 9, 2019 by

Academics and regulators at odds over impact of chemical additives.

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‘Bombshell’ Report...

May 8, 2019 by

“If Administrator Wheeler and the Trump administration won’t act, then Congress must.”

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Florida Panhandle asks: Should...

May 8, 2019 by

In normal times, helping citizens in distress through no fault of their own has been seen as a bedrock American value. But disaster relief has been politicized, adding to hurricane recovery challenges in the Florida Panhandle.

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Hate to sound like a broken re...

May 7, 2019 by

Just the news you’ve been waiting for: The amount of carbon dioxide in our planet’s atmosphere has reached a new high.

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Studio NAB proposes rebuilding...

May 7, 2019 by

After a devastating blaze consumed the Cathedral of Notre Dame’s wooden roof and iconic central spire, architects around the world have been putting forth their visionary ideas for rebuilding the Parisian landmark.

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A pretty stream in Belgium is ...

May 6, 2019 by

The idyllic stream that meanders through the Flemish countryside has been called the most polluted stream in Europe.

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction...

May 6, 2019 by

Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction, posing a dire threat to ecosystems that people all over the world depend on for their survival, a sweeping new United Nations assessment has concluded.

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I studied factory farms for ye...

May 3, 2019 by

I lectured about the public health dangers of industrial farming. But what I saw went beyond my fears.

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Lawns are the No. 1 irrigated ...

May 2, 2019 by

As a new homeowner, my strategy for finding a house was probably a little different than most: I looked for the one with the smallest lawn I could find.

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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In wake of Flint water crisis,...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Five years after the beginning of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, residents are still feeling the impact of being poisoned by their state government.

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Climate Friendly Farming Is Ta...

Apr 30, 2019 by

New York wants to fight climate change through good farming. Here’s the dirt.

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