Concentrations of mercury and pesticides in the animals that live in the polar regions are a living index of the widespread human pollution of nature.
When large nets are used to capture desirable species, there is often “bycatch” of undesirable species that are often thrown back into the water.
The average U.S. citizen is responsible for 16 tons of CO2 added to the atmosphere each year and nearly 50 square meters of sea-ice loss.
We will not make America great again if we can’t breathe the air, drink the water, or find mental refreshment and recreation in natural areas.
It gives me pause to see proposals now before government agencies to relax the standards for discharge and stream protection
The impacts of climate change are likely to cause a 1.2% decline in GDP across the U.S. per one degree rise in temperature (C)
We should insist that long-term monitoring programs are maintained and enhanced to record changes in Earth’s conditions.
Humans appropriate about 40% of all terrestrial plant production for various purposes
if we added iron to a large area of the world’s oceans, we could dramatically lower the level of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere.
Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.