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.
The real impact of global warming may be what it does to evaporation rates from the land surface.
We need to ensure that inadvertent releases of unhealthy substances from oil sand operations are not overlooked and are properly regulated.
Science and art leave a record of environmental condition, as it affects the human perception of environmental conditions.
The mean age of groundwater is about 1000 years, which is why it is so difficult to remediate groundwater pollution.
One might hope that we could require chemical manufacturers to show that a product is safe before it is sold.
Hypoxia is one of the side-effects of modern agronomic systems which strive to feed 7 billion of us with a nutritious diet.
A river is a reflection of the watershed it drains
Composting kitchen waste helps “close the loop” to achieve a sustainable human society where wastes are recycled back into the production of useful goods.
When it’s gone, it will be very difficult to supply phosphorus to crops without major expense, and there is no substitute.