The Saharan dust plume is a supersized version of ones that cross the Atlantic all the time, ferrying particles that irritate lungs but also fertilize plant and ocean life.
The red abalone is dying off as its food source - the California kelp forests - are decimated. Experts fear the die-off may be a sign of what's to come.
Ask people what's most important to them and there's a good chance they'll say, "Staying healthy—and keeping my family healthy."
Environmental DNA could help save species, manage fish stocks.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.