Only with a population growth rate of zero might we have some hope for planetary stability.
Atrazine resembles the growth hormones of other organisms, including frogs and potentially humans.
Marijuana production by agribusiness will likely reduce direct impacts on nature
we should pay more attention to indoor CO2 levels
The microparticles in soil and sediments may persist indefinitely, casting a sedimentary record of human activity on the planet.
We are seeing an increasing denial of science by the general public—often spread by cell phone and social media.
With the shutdown of much of the economy, we can see the human impact on air quality, and the underlying volatilization of chemicals from our activities.
When the dust settles, the roll-back of air pollution regulations is likely to take a larger toll on society than COVID-19.
Not since the plague, also known as the Black Death, arrived in Europe in the early 1300s has the human population been more vulnerable to exotic disease.
Pursuit of insect-free farming is resulting in a loss of diversity at higher trophic levels across the landscape.