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The Environmental Impacts Of Cars, Explained loading...
The Environmental Impacts Of Cars, Explained
Automobiles have a big footprint, from tailpipe emissions to road infrastructure. Learn more.
How Warm Oceans Supercharge Deadly Hurricanes loading...
How Warm Oceans Supercharge Deadly Hurricanes
It's challenging to link any one storm to climate change, but warming trends have scientists concerned.
Forests On Utah’s Public Lands May Soon Be Torn Out. Here’s Why. loading...
Forests On Utah’s Public Lands May Soon Be Torn Out. Here’s Why.
The U.S. is moving forward with a plan to create new cattle pasture and prevent fires despite what scientists say is meager environmental review.
Eat Your Food, And The Package Too loading...
Eat Your Food, And The Package Too
Bowls made of mushrooms, cups fashioned from seaweed, and detergent-style pods for food: Designers are creating ephemeral alternatives to plastic. But are we ready to accept them?
Plastic Food Packaging Was Most Common Beach Trash In 2018 loading...
Plastic Food Packaging Was Most Common Beach Trash In 2018
A million volunteer-strong beach clean-up effort spanned 120 countries; it also turned up an artificial Christmas tree and a typewriter.
Hurricane Dorian—The Science Behind The Dangerous Storm loading...
Hurricane Dorian—The Science Behind The Dangerous Storm
Experts explain the natural phenomena behind the storm, whether it’s connected to climate change, and how sea level rise plays a role.
Seaweed Forests Can Help Fight Climate Change loading...
Seaweed Forests Can Help Fight Climate Change
Farming seaweed, then sinking the mature plants to the bottom of the ocean, could be an effective way to fight warming. So why don’t we do it?
Why The Amazon Doesn’t Really Produce 20% Of The World’s Oxygen loading...
Why The Amazon Doesn’t Really Produce 20% Of The World’s Oxygen
Of the many important reasons to worry about the thousands of fires raging in the world’s largest rainforest, oxygen supply is not one of them.
Largest Marine Protected Area In Atlantic Ocean Will Soon Be Official loading...
Largest Marine Protected Area In Atlantic Ocean Will Soon Be Official
The tiny island is the summit of a vast underwater mountain range that houses a rich diversity of species.
Beyond Nukes: How Scientists Dream Of Killing Hurricanes loading...
Beyond Nukes: How Scientists Dream Of Killing Hurricanes
There are even stranger ideas for how to take down a tropical cyclone than bombing it with a nuclear warhead, as President Trump suggested.
How Amazon Forest Loss May Affect Water—And Climate—Far Away loading...
How Amazon Forest Loss May Affect Water—And Climate—Far Away
A surge in deforestation under Brazil's president could "tip" the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies—in Brazil and beyond.
Near The Amazon Fires, Residents Are Sick, Worried, And Angry loading...
Near The Amazon Fires, Residents Are Sick, Worried, And Angry
In Porto Velho, capital of a Brazilian state ravaged by recent fires, residents are on edge and falling ill from the pervasive smoke.

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