To Study Sea Otters, Use A Lifetime Tracker
Scientists know little about how the toxic algae endemic affects sea otters. That’s why veterinarians are trying a novel new surgery.
If You’re Drinking Tap Water, You’re Consuming Plastic Pollutants
If synthetic fibers are in tap water, they’re also likely in foods prepared with water, such as bread, pasta, and baby formula, researchers say.
How Cities Are Preparing For More Extreme Weather
Tropical Storm Harvey may have taken Houston by surprise, but places around the world are getting ready for more extreme weather due to climate change.
Water, Water, Everywhere, So Make Some Beer To Drink
Amsterdam has two problems: It can’t seem to stop coming up with new types of beers, and it floods easily. Why not kill two birds with one stone?
Could Climate Change Really Help Farmers?
Rep. Lamar Smith says activists are ignoring the “positive impacts” of climate change for agriculture—but those positive impacts are overstated.
When An Eclipse Meant The End Of The World
Today, a solar eclipse may be a thing of beauty, but it historically has caused panic around the world.
An App To Help The Blind ‘See’ The Eclipse
Eclipse Soundscapes will use real-time narration and rumble maps to help the blind experience the eclipse.
To Deal With Nuclear Waste, Finland Digs Deep
The U.S. has repeatedly shut down proposals to bury nuclear waste, but Finland is leading a trend.
How Will Climate Change Hurt The American Economy? Depends On Where You Live
Texas and Florida are in for some pain — but some places in the United States may actually benefit from climate change.
When Waters Rise, Who You Gonna Call? The Netherlands
The Dutch know a thing or two about water management, and they’ve got a new plan.