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.
Avocado’s environmental impacts come from the “energy, water, fertilizer and pesticides required to grow them, the resources used for packaging materials and more.
ctivists blame governments as well as corporations for discriminating against racial minorities in deciding where to put pollution sources.
FSC maintains that its producers sign on in good faith, and that any wood entering its certification system, whether audited or not, shouldn’t be “illegally harvested.’