PhD student Sarah Loftus checked out the longleaf pine forest at Patsy Pond nature trails, which are only a 30-minute drive from Duke Marine Lab.
As we start to acutely feel the negative effects of outdated regulatory policies (and sometimes simply a lack thereof), its time to push for change.
For a developing country of 5 million people, Costa Rica’s environmental policies include spectacular feats of long-term thinking and a dedicated commitment to the future.
Trump may have pulled the United States federal government out of the Paris Climate Accord, but he can’t stand in the way of a dedicated citizenry determined to forge ahead.
By composting our food and other organic scraps, rather than throwing them away, we can actually help the environment instead of hurting it.
If we care about our personal wellbeing and the quality of life for generations to come, then we have to start paying attention to what’s at the end of our forks!
Over two Saturdays in October, Erika Zambello (MEM’15) was in charge of water touch tanks in back-to-back outdoor festivals. The experience was much more than she anticipated.
The controversial Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Refuge is an attempt to maintain some shelter for endangered marine organisms.
When large nets are used to capture desirable species, there is often “bycatch” of undesirable species that are often thrown back into the water.