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A Strong Case Against a Pesticide Does Not Faze E.P.A. Under Trump
Wed, 17 May 2017 23:01:00 GMT
Chlorpyrifos is still on the market as an agricultural pesticide, routinely sprayed on common crops like apples, oranges, strawberries and broccoli.
In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule
Thu, 11 May 2017 00:30:25 GMT
Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, broke with his party on Wednesday to help keep a regulation to control the release of methane.
E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board
Mon, 08 May 2017 01:19:54 GMT
Scott Pruitt, left, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, with President Trump and a group of coal miners in March as the president signed an executive order that rolled back many climate-change policies.
By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists
Mon, 08 May 2017 15:32:58 GMT
John Church in Hobart in September 2010. He is known internationally for helping to bring statistical and analytical rigor to longstanding questions about sea level rise.
The New Threat to Wolves in and Around Yellowstone
Mon, 01 May 2017 18:38:46 GMT
A wolf chases magpies and ravens from an elk carcass in Yellowstone National Park in 2016. Since the mid-1990s when 31 wolves were trucked into the park from Canada, their numbers have grown and stabilized.
Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:53:23 GMT
Workers inspecting a dead humpback whale that washed up on Rockaway Beach in Queens this month.
Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:00:16 GMT
A photo collage of plastic fragments found in the Arctic Ocean by the research team. A study published Wednesday shows a major ocean current is carrying trillions of bits of plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving them there.
Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:00:18 GMT
An aerial view of the ice canyon that now carries meltwater from the Kaskawulsh Glacier, on the right, away from the Slims River. “River piracy” refers to one river capturing and diverting the flow of another.
Matter: Antarctic Ice Reveals Earth’s Accelerating Plant Growth
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:00:17 GMT
A boreal forest in Quebec. A new study suggests the world’s plants capture an extra 28 billion tons of carbon each year.
We Might Soon Resurrect Extinct Species. Is It Worth the Cost?
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:35:13 GMT
An illustration of an extinct rat kangaroo, published in 1825. Researchers recently analyzed the costs and benefits of re-establishing and maintaining 16 species in Australia and New Zealand that went extinct in the last millennium.
A Creationist Wants Rocks to Study. The Grand Canyon Says No.
Mon, 29 May 2017 22:32:32 GMT
Officials at the Grand Canyon are in a dispute with a geologist who is a creationist and wants rocks from the canyon to study.
The Getaway: Greening Your Summer Vacation
Mon, 29 May 2017 09:00:16 GMT
Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?
Fri, 26 May 2017 12:57:21 GMT
A coal-fired power plant in Ghent, Ky.
Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:43:53 GMT
Iowa farmland. Historically, the Energy Department has nurtured innovation in the search for new power sources. Now that is in question.
Q. AND A.: For a Hotel Beekeeper, Honey Is Just the Beginning
Wed, 24 May 2017 10:00:01 GMT
Noel Patterson, the beekeeper at Miraval Resort & Spa in Tucson, harvests honey from hives for the spa and the kitchens.