The “zero tolerance” approach for contaminants can be seen in regulations which state that the concentrations of several known carcinogenic contaminants in drinking water should be zero.
Most people don’t think climate change will matter to them.
No doubt…trees provide a net positive benefit to the environment.
It is likely that the organisms in many streams across the U.S. are bathed in a weak solution of birth control pills, caffeine, hypertension blockers, and lithium.
Scientists are not merely a special interest group.
Some…..claim that…,,the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increases the cost of electricity and kills economic growth.
When it comes to human mastery of nature, who makes the decision about which species go extinct and which persist?
An increasing body of scientific work suggests that a diverse world—what biologists call high biodiversity—is a healthier world
Ecologists have a message: focus on variation as a means for forecasting impending disaster.
What we have created in agriculture is a massive theater of natural selection for drug-resistant mutant bacteria, which can infect humans.