Scientists are warning about flood waters spreading toxic chemicals into our communities. A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists highlights the risk of flooding at around 1,000 Superfund sites across the country.
As President Joe Biden and the Securities and Exchange Commission consider enhanced climate-risk reporting and stepped-up climate change mitigation initiatives, there is one key area that demands his Administration's greater attention – greening of the financial markets.
A volunteer-driven effort to clean up litter worldwide is beginning to put real numbers on the amount of discarded personal protective equipment being found in the world's waterways, oceans and land environments, but those numbers likely don't capture the full picture.
Environmental coverage often paints a dismal picture: sea level rise flooding coastal communities, climate change and hurricanes destroying neighborhoods, or coal ash or hog waste seeping into local waterways and drinking water.
Of course, these issues are crucial to cover—but there's also beauty out there. A Listen into Landscape is a series of audio postcards spotlighting peace, place, and connection to landscape from the perspective of those working in nature.
This is a listen to people living their lives: An immersive experience into the soundscapes and personal narratives of those living off or working for the land.
Let's take a listen into Yellowstone National Park, the oldest and one of the most idyllic public spaces available to the American public.
Today we speak with longtime park ranger Beth Taylor, who dives into her journey as a park ranger, and what the diverse landscapes of Yellowstone mean to her as someone dedicated to environmental education and conservation.
This episode is part of the A Listen into Landscape project, a series of audio postcards spotlighting peace, place, and connection to landscape from the perspective of those working in nature.
August Horstmann and his wife, Katelyn, run a 1,000-acre regenerative farm, meaning their cattle are grass fed with no added hormones, supplements or antibiotics, and the couple focus on using the animals to build a healthier soil.
Millions of Americans live near Superfund sites, areas the federal government considers contaminated as a result of hazardous waste that was dumped, mismanaged or otherwise left out in the open. Many of those sites are still awaiting cleanup.
New York state has approved a treatment system to effectively remove the chemical 1,4-dioxane from Long Island’s water system. But one advocacy group, backed by Dow Chemical, is suing to have the area use New York City’s water instead.
Hamilton Mourão, leader of Brazil’s Amazon-protection task force, says the government hasn’t directed enough resources toward reducing deforestation, which has skyrocketed in the past two years as land grabbers and wildcat ranchers have moved deeper into the world’s largest rainforest.