Seismologists have discovered a massive magma reservoir beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano in Wyoming, US, that suggests its volcanic system could be more than 5.6 times...
More Money Means More Trees in US Cities
By Brian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News Ray Tretheway has been in the tree business for more than three decades in Sacramento – a city notorious... Read more
Is Land Fertilized With Sewage Sludge Harmful?
Did you know that some American farms use sewage sludge to fertilize their crops? According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), about half of the... Read more
Commercial Bushmeat Hunting Pressuring Birds in Africa
While conducting a bird survey in the Ebo Forest Reserve of Cameroon, Scottish ornithologist Robin Whytock noted two uncommon forest raptors in a camp regularly... Read more
Grow Bigger, Better Carrots: Soil Prep, Planting & Harvesting
If you live anywhere in North America with hard clay soil, you may have given up growing carrots in your garden. The tops may have grown... Read more
Why Do Major US Corporations Want to Address Climate Change?
Environmentalists aren’t the only ones who want the Earth to be a greener place. On Wednesday, a group of representatives from major U.S. corporations lobbied... Read more
California’s Water Problems Aren’t Just About Drought
As California’s drought pushes through its fourth year, the solutions being pitched for the state’s water shortage problem have become progressively more radical. In San... Read more
Let’s Make Earth Day About Earth, Not Us
Today is Earth Day, but it’s one of the most confused and misguided celebratory days of the year. The UN refers to this day as... Read more
Burmese Pythons in the Everglades: How Serious Is the Threat?
Scientists and wildlife managers face daunting challenges with how to handle an invasive reptile in the Everglades National Park, Florida. Believed to number up to... Read more
Wildfires in California Spew Greenhouse Gas
Wildfires in California emit more greenhouse gas than previously believed, according to a new study that quantifies the amount of carbon stored and released through... Read more
Common Pesticide Widely Killing Wild Bees, Study Shows
WASHINGTON—A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way... Read more
The Last Polar Bears
We first went to Churchill in Manitoba, Canada, to see its famous polar bears, whose lives were being threatened by the vagaries of a civilization,... Read more
Indonesia Asked to Give Fisherman Help with Net Transition
On Sunday, the Indonesian ombudsman asked the maritime affairs minister to help fishermen adapt to the government ban on seine and trawl fishing implemented in January. “We... Read more
The Low Carb Collection by Reformation
Like any Californian cool girls, the women behind the eco-friendly fashion brand Reformation count their carbs religiously. But not the kinds of carbs you’d imagine. These freewheelin’... Read more
Why Some New Yorkers Won’t See Green Trees This Spring
It’s mid-April and the trees should have sprouted green buds by now, but in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, spring looks apocalyptic. Three years ago, Superstorm Sandy... Read more
Deforestation Driven by Demand for Natural Rubber
Surging demand for natural rubber is decimating some of the world’s most endangered forests, putting wildlife and critical ecosystem services at risk, warn scientists writing... Read more
Lima to Restore Pre-Incan Aqueducts to Alleviate Water Crisis
To tackle a looming water crisis, the city of Lima, Peru, is planning a series of green infrastructure projects, including the restoration of an ancient... Read more