While arguments continue to rage about the why's, who's and how's of climate change and global warming, there is something far more sinister happening to our climate that has been stuck on the back burner for the most...
The world could have fed no more than half of today's population had it not been for two technological innovations: the Haber-Bosch process, invented in 1909, and high-yield varieties of corn, wheat and rice, developed...
What do we do about climate change? The answer is subject to intensely polarized debate. What information is trustworthy? Here's how we know that CO2 warms the climate.
Have you wondered about the earth's floating patches of garbage? This article explains how such garbage patches got into our oceans and what's being done to reduce or eliminate them.
Discover or re-discover wax paper in place of plastic wrap. More uses for wax paper and cutting out the use of plastics. Encouragement to help conserve and protect our environment. Another way to Go Green is with wax...
This article features possible uses for duckweed, including in environmental clean-up, green energy, world food production, and public health. It includes tips for collecting duckweed in the wild.
We have manipulated two key watersheds, one tiny and one huge, to make them work better for humans. How have the Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles) and the Mississippi River (New Orleans) really benefitted?
The world's rainforests are at risk due to deforestation. As the rainforests are depleted, habitat for animals and a massive sink for CO2 will be gone.
Is what we put in our recycle bins really being recycled? Are we recycling the right things? How much of it ends up in landfill?
Muntjac deer are considered to be one of the most destructive invasive species in the UK. So what are muntjac deer, where did they come from and what problems are they causing for British native species and environment?