Future drought is likely to have major effects on natural landscapes and the plants that inhabit them.
The mean age of groundwater is about 1000 years, which is why it is so difficult to remediate groundwater pollution.
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
The advent of fluoridated water would seem to be a good example of better living through biogeochemistry.
Composting kitchen waste helps “close the loop” to achieve a sustainable human society where wastes are recycled back into the production of useful goods.
Annually we spread about 20 million tons of road salt in the U.S., and we’ve been doing it since the late 1930s.
Short of eating endangered species, eating beef is probably the worst choice you can make vis-à-vis sustainability of the human enterprise on the planet
I believe that a lot of Americans spend a lot more time outdoors because of DEET, and that is ultimately good for the environment (
These observations of rainfall chemistry should reinforce the notion that the atmosphere is not a global commons where stuff can be deposed willy-nilly.