Cheatgrass is an annual grass native to Europe and eastern Asia that European settlers brought to North America in the late 1800s as forage for grazing their livestock.
In a growing number of U.S. states, residents have been dealing with a different kind of quarantine that began back in the early 2000’s and continues on today.
There’s no question about it: all the disposable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in our waste stream is taking a toll on the environment.
Botanists James Wandersee and Elizabeth Schussler coined the term “plant blindness” in 1998 to describe …
he debate over whether to open up the most ecologically sensitive part—the so-called 1002 area, or coastal plain—of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling has raged for decades.
I am sickened by all the death, destruction and misery resulting from the West Coast wildfires, but aren’t these blazes actually beneficial to the environment?
Yes, mining wastes (“tailings”) could indeed be part of the solution to our climate woes. And here is how.
The notion of waterfalls making you happy is often viewed as an “old wives’ tale,” but there may be some truth to it given the so-called “negative ions” pervasive in such environments.
Many of us are concerned about the safety of DEET for our health and the environment. According to the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG), exposure …
While deforestation is an issue everywhere, it is particularly problematic in the tropics where the majority of the world’s biodiversity lives. Another leading conservation group.