Environment


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.


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.


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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.


Blaming Nature: When 'Natural' Disasters Are Caused By Us

By Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer

It’s easy to categorize most floods, storms, and hurricanes as “natural” disasters, but what does it mean when the blame for their effects lies with us?


Big Oil vs. Small Towns: New York Fractivists Take a Stand

by Trinica Sampson

Goldman Environmental Prize winner Helen Slottje is a former corporate lawyer who is single-handedly shutting down fracking in the state of New York.


Reclaiming Our Land and Childhood Dreams

By Richard Gilbert

Sheep farming was Richard Gilbert's childhood dream, so when his family relocated to Ohio he set to reclaiming land of his own.