Defending scientific facts from political attack takes center stage on Earth Day


More than 500 “March for Science” demonstrations took place around the U.S. and the world on Saturday in response to those who challenge widely-accepted scientific evidence and consensus. Continue reading

Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species


Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue reading

Colorado explores new, stinky source of alternative energy


In Colorado, a growing industry relies on human and animal waste as a new source of renewable energy. Continue reading

Out of control crayfish threaten nation’s deepest lake


Warmer temperatures in the United States’ deepest lake may explain the growth of a crayfish population that now threatens the lake’s long-time resident, the Mazama newt, and other wildlife. Continue reading

Environmental watchdog group monitors pollution in China


In China, decades of rapid industrial growth have resulted in largely unrestricted environmental pollution affecting millions of people. Continue reading

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