Environment


What has Changed Since the Lac-Mégantic Disaster?

By Adam Federman

Despite the Lac-Mégantic disaster, oil trains are crisscrossing the U.S. and Canada with volatile cargo, and many communities aren’t prepared in case of an accident.


Conserving Deciduous Forests Around the World

By Robert A. Askins

Is the Japanese or North American approach to conservation of the world’s vulnerable deciduous forests more effective, or should we combine elements of both approach?


Corridor Ecology: Carnivore Migration Patterns

By Cristina Eisenberg

In the Age of Man many large-carnivore migration patterns have been disrupted. Corridor Ecology allows us to research humankind’s impact on these innate animal behaviors.


Recycling Plastic the Right Way

By Michael SanClements

Learn what can go into your recycling bins and how to calculate potential energy savings from recycling plastic.


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What Happens Post-Climate Change?

By Katie Moore

‘Climate departure’ will be the next phase as extreme weather becomes normal.


Camp Lejeune: There’s Something in the Water

By Mike Magner

An unusually high number of marine families reported unexplained illnesses at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.


Pop-Up Habitats: Bird Migration Meets Modernity

By Katie Moore

Apps, crowdsourced funding, and reverse auctions find a role to play in conservation efforts.


Big Energy Sinks Its Teeth Into the Developing World

By Michael T. Klare

Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.