The incidence of forest fire is likely to increase in a warmer, drier world.
Nearly all nitrogen pollution stems from agriculture, which strives to feed more than 7 billion of us with low-cost abundance.
When we lose birds, we are witnessing the continued unraveling of nature that will leave behind a less healthy and impoverished world for the future.
Eliminating protection for first order and seasonal (ephemeral) streams means that anything that might be dumped in the headwaters of major rivers would be exempt from pollution laws
What astounded us is the sheer volume of nylon line discarded by fishing boats
Noise in the sea is of immediate relevance to life in the sea
we must depend on federal regulations that prevent the purposeful or inadvertent contaminations of the environment from affecting the health of all of us.
Loss of the ice caps on Greenland and Antarctica was associated with a dramatic rise in sea level during past glacial cycles
Without carbon dioxide uptake by trees, its concentration in the atmosphere would be rising nearly twice as fast as we observe today.
If [carbonyl sulfide shows that] photosynthesis has increased, that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, potentially mitigating climate change.