Topic: Environment & Conservation

October 11, 2018 Urban Marshes - New York’s urban marshes are suffering from mineral deficiency.
September 18, 2018 Early Spring - Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.
September 11, 2018 Green Roof Birds - Green roofs in New York City attract birds.
September 6, 2018 Cooling Wetlands - Marshes could help cool off increasingly hot summer conditions.
September 3, 2018 Arctic Greening - 30 years of satellite data confirms that the Arctic is greening.
July 26, 2018 Polluted Parks - National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.
July 19, 2018 Resilient Salamanders - New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.
July 9, 2018 Orangutan Resilience - Orangutans may be more resilient to human disturbance than once thought.
June 15, 2018 Night Shift Animals - Many mammals avoid humans by seeking the cover of night.
June 11, 2018 Pollution, Fungi, and Trees - Pollution could be short-circuiting a mutualistic relationship between trees and fungi.
June 5, 2018 Low-Impact Eating - A new report details the impacts of foods and how they're produced.
May 18, 2018 Mountain Legacy Project - Scientists are using the science of computer vision to document climate change in the Rocky Mountains.
May 15, 2018 Shrimp-Inspired Navigation - The mantis shrimp’s ability to see circular polarized light inspires an underwater GPS system.
April 6, 2018 Ocean Plastic to Energy - Technology for turning plastic trash into energy could keep the garbage out of the ocean.
April 3, 2018 Ocean Microfibers - Tiny fibers from our washing machines could harm marine life.
March 27, 2018 Cavefish Blood Sugar - Blind cavefish have a genetic mutation that gives them high blood sugar, yet they suffer no ill effects.
March 23, 2018 Ghost Fishing - Researchers use sonar to locate lost fishing gear that harms sealife.
March 21, 2018 Fire Water - Wildfires are making it harder for water treatment facilities to meet drinking water standards.
March 19, 2018 Ocean Trash Hotspots - Scientists tally up the burden of plastic trash on U.S. coastlines.
March 12, 2018 Clean Fish Learn Better - Reef fish make better decisions when smaller fish keep them clean.
February 14, 2018 Shark Skin Inspiration - Structures in shark skin could inspire improved aerodynamics in drones and wind turbines.
February 2, 2018 HUMANS AND ANIMALS – Encore Edition - HUMANS AND ANIMALS - Encore Edition - The origins of ancient house cats in China. Crows that hold grudges. And, how global warming is creating a new breed of Arctic explorers - of the avian variety. Also: the lengths squirrels will go to to hide their nuts.
January 31, 2018 Energy Saving Homebodies - As Americans spend more time at home, overall energy use is dropping.
January 30, 2018 Modifying Mammal Movement - How do humans alter mammal movements across the landscape?
January 29, 2018 Coral Reef Plastic - Plastic garbage triggers disease in coral reefs.
January 19, 2018 Soil Bacteria Atlas - A global atlas of soil bacteria could help with soil management efforts around the world.
January 16, 2018 Cleaner Air - Declining organic aerosols are good for human health.
January 9, 2018 Anti-Poaching Rhino DNA - Matching poached rhino horns to the scene of the crime using DNA to nab wildlife traffickers.
January 1, 2018 Alaskan Power Microgrids - Alaska leads the way to a more independent and renewable energy supply.
November 2, 2017 Geese vs. Hunters - Geese are holing up in the big city during the winter to avoid hunters.
September 29, 2017 Tsunami Rafts - Japan’s 2011 tsunami carried hundreds of tiny species to the west coast of the United States by on manmade plastic objects.
September 26, 2017 Restoring the California Condor - Reducing lead ammo may restore California condors.
September 18, 2017 Old Fish - Many populations of fish are losing their biggest, oldest members.
September 12, 2017 Worldwide Renewables - How practical is a worldwide switch to 100% renewable energy?
September 7, 2017 Environmental DNA Collection - Conducting a census of species using environmental DNA.
September 1, 2017 Leaf Size Limits - What limits the maximum size of a plant’s leaves?
July 19, 2017 Amphibian ARC - Scientists build a rescue “ark” to protect endangered frogs.
July 12, 2017 Fighting Fungi - Scientists may learn how to deal with fungal disease by fighting a frog pandemic.
June 21, 2017 Harlequin Frog Release - Researchers release endangered Harlequin frogs back into the Panamanian rainforest.
June 20, 2017 Wildebeest Windfall - Unlucky wildebeests play a big role in African river ecology.
May 24, 2017 Saving Salt Marshes - Saving endangered salt marshes.
May 22, 2017 Marine Debris Tracker - A smartphone app allows citizen scientists to track litter that makes its way into our waterways.
May 11, 2017 Human Noise in the Wilderness - Human-produced noise is adding significantly to the ambience in national parks.
April 14, 2017 Nutrient Dust - Distant dust helps bring vital nutrients to mountain ecosystems.
April 11, 2017 Salty Lakes - Road salt is slowly turning many northern lakes and streams salty.
April 3, 2017 Mobile Plastic Fuel - Mobile power reactors could turn plastic garbage into gasoline and diesel fuel.
March 30, 2017 Cryo-Recycling - Icy temperatures may be the key to recycling unwanted technology.
March 29, 2017 Antibiotics vs. Bees - Antibiotics used to treat foulbrood in honeybee hives could be contributing to the decline of honeybee populations.
March 1, 2017 Seagrass Fights Disease - Underwater seagrass meadows combat disease.
February 15, 2017 Endangered Crow Calls - What happens to the calls of an endangered bird species when its only remaining members live in captivity?