Winter woes? No problem! say plants

Winter woes? No problem! say plants
Plants have evolved numerous ways to endure cold, wind and ice formation. How do they do it? How is climate change affecting plants and More »



Constant fire-fighting has made remaining fires more intense, but controlled burns have their own hazards. More »

The Value of Wilderness

Woman is rescued in wilderness after 5-week ordeal. What is so great about wilderness, and why do so many people think they need it to More »

Salmon au Flame Retardant

Feeling burned? Farmed salmon have higher levels of a brominated flame retardant than wild salmon. More »

Climate Change: It Can Happen Fast!

Evidence from ice cores in Greenland and Antarctica show how fast the climate has changed in the past. In this era of global warming, More »

Mercury Pollution: How to Respond

How should we deal with mercury air pollution in air, fish and water? Why do the studies of mercury consumption not agree? What to do More »