Several new studies suggest that air pollutants in general—gases as well as particles—may be responsible for widespread cognitive decline in the human population
Hurricane Florence provides a stark demonstration of how runoff and overflows can contaminate waterways with hog waste and coal-ash leachates.
Let your lawn return to a wildflower-filled meadow that attracts bees and other pollinators
All actions by the Environmental Protection Agency should be taken on the basis of science—not from religious beliefs, from payoffs, or to satisfy the desires of special interest groups.
Numerous studies show declines in species diversity when soils are fertilized.
In the case of PM2.5 what you can’t see can hurt you.
Poop is a resource that should be used more efficiently.
There is tremendous growth in wind and solar installations, with good reason—free market economics.
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading