Policies devoted to bioenergy should be redirected toward efforts to protect terrestrial carbon stocks and recarbonize the biosphere.
Hurricane Florence provides a stark demonstration of how runoff and overflows can contaminate waterways with hog waste and coal-ash leachates.
The idea of tight connections between human activity, the natural world and the changing health of both is at the core of the field of Planetary Health, a relatively new field of study in which I am taking a course this semester at DKU.
Plants modulate the turning of the hydrologic cycle by reducing surface runoff, increasing the amount of water that enters the soil, and returning it slowly to the atmosphere by transpiration
It is easy to overlook the life under sea ice in the Antarctic, but as climate warms, sea ice will diminish and so will the growth of algae that depends on it
The rising loss of such gentle giants has sparked a new form of innovation—conservation technology.
When we insist on shared values and universal human experiences, we erase these productive differences and cripple the potential for equitable collaboration.
What good is a butterfly that does not tweet or titillate?