No matter how much carbon they assimilate, the carbon uptake by an existing mature forest is not additional,
Humans are the largest force shaping the surface of the Earth today.
Most folks don’t realize it, but the roots of plants are connected underground by a vast network of fungi that improve the function of plant roots
EPA is recommending abandonment of the Clean Water Rule, despite the plethora of science showing the value of small wetlands to wildlife and water quality.
In the case of PM2.5 what you can’t see can hurt you.
Nature is validating what we know about climate change from long-term records of temperature.
If we are to store carbon in soils, better management of agricultural lands might be one avenue to pursue.
The decline in δ13C to a more negative value is not compatible with the idea that fossil fuels are the source of rising methane in the atmosphere.
As the evidence against neonicotinoids rolls in, we will face another challenge between corporate deep pockets and what is good for the natural world.
Conserving diversity ensures a more productive and stable set of ecosystems on which humans depend.