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A River Runs Through It Stacy Morford
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2017
"I hadn't appreciated what a fun little mountain stream the hudson starts out as--super-clear, cool water running over the rocks, and it makes that sound like laughing. It's so different fom the Hudson River we see in New York City."
 
As Destructive as Army Ants Steve Byrns
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2020
". . . Swarms [of locusts] can swell to the size of a major city and destroy a swath of farmland as large as Iowa. . . ."
 
Can a Recovery Take Wing? Nicolas Gonzalez
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: January 2020
". . . The natural world humans depend on is being paved, logged, eroded, and polluted. You don’t need to look hard for the metaphor: birds are the canaries in the coal mine that is the Earth's future."
 
Charting a Century of Climate Change Andy Murdock
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: January 2017
"The main effect observed by…researchers [in the West's national parks over the last 100 years] is not coming from summers getting hotter, but from the milder winters."
 
Climate Change in the City Alec Gerlach
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: November 2017
The nation's mayors are assuming a nat'l & global leadership role to respond to climate change. We have no choice but to act now. We will continue to track the progress cities make in implementing carbon-reduction programs & meeting aggressive goals.
 
Coal Waste Used to Create Concrete
World of Science Category: Eye on Ecology Published: June 2019
 
Culprit Found for Honeybee Deaths in Almond Groves Misti Crane
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: May 2019
Researchers and industry leaders are working to stop insecticide use during bloom.
 
Diesel Does It Kristen Gifford
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2021
". . . It is vital for the continuous improvement of the internal combustion engine to achieve progress in energy efficiency and lower emissions. One size does not fit all, but everyone should have a size that fits his or her needs."
 
Don't Say We Weren't Warned George Erickson
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2021
"We now have evidence that the level of CO2 and other greenhose gases will, within just a few decades, equal those that caused the Permian extinction some 250,000,000 years ago when more than 95% of oceanic and 70% of terrestrial species died."
 
Ecotourist Attractions May Be Greenwashing
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: December 2013
 
Embedded in the Natural World Kelsey Wharton
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2018
"Unlike traditional infrastructure, resilient infrastructure is designed with dynamic environments in mind."
 
Feeling the Heat Julie Cohen
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2018
"Northern cities . . . Face the potential for flooding as global temperatures continue to warm."
 
Hungry Locusts Swarming East Africa Verenardo Meeme
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2020
"Approximately 20,000,000 Africans may face starvation because of the outbreak, and that number could increase to 33,000,000 this spring . . ."
 
Injured Jellyfish on the Mend Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2018
"Through a self-repair mechanism, injured jellyfish repair body symmetry rather than regenerating mssing limbs."
 
It's Not a Wash Joe Caspermeyer
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2017
"The widespread use of antimicrobial compounds offers no measurable benefit for the average consumer, yet creates a legacy of pollution that can be traced back for half a century in the sediments of our drinking water resources."
 
Milking It Maggie McNeil
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: November 2019
"Organic dairy means no use of antibiotics, synthetic growth hormones, GMOs, or conventional pesticides. . . . The health and natural behavior of cows are prioritized, with holistic and preventative care practices as a primary management strategy."
 
National Parks on Life Support Gil Lusk
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2019
"There can be no illusion that the necessary processes can be accomplished quickly and without upset…"
 
Ocean Cycles, Not Humans, Likely Behind Climate Change Anastasios Tsonis
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2018
". . . Most of the changes in the global climate over the period of instrumental record seem to have their origins in the North Atlantic. This has profound implications for the way we view calls for climate alarm."
 
Pandemic Purification? Alexander Morse
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: May 2020
NASA has released satellite imagery of reduced nitrogen dioxide--a major air pollutant linked to respiratory infections--in the atmosphere after stay-at-home measures were enacted. Worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to fall >5% this year.
 
Plastic Is Blowing in the Wind
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: August 2021
 
Plenty to Beef About John J. Berger
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2016
"Aided and abetted by a short-sighted Feredal farm policy, Big Ag treats cows barbarously, even as it ruins some of the best soil on the planet, destroys irreplacable aquifers, fills the air with warming gases, …"
 
Puffins' Winter Journey Into Spring
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: April 2016
 
Record Floods Adam Jones
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2020
". . . The Collaborative Research on Paleoenvironments and Society . . . Focuses on the science of past environmental changes and paleoclimate, or climate information from before recorded history."
 
Revamping Your Recycling Routine Tom Szaky
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2021
"Giving . . . Items a second life keeps them from piling up in landfills, polluting the oceans, and negatively impacting future generations."
 
Sage-Grouse Avoids "Endangered" Status
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: December 2015
 
Scorecard on States Jim Barrett
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: May 2021
"The [American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy] report examines energy efficiency policies across five primary areas, identifying states that have adopted best practices in each, as well as opportunities ahead."
 
Septic Systems Require Regular Maintenance
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: August 2017
 
Streaming to the Lake Misti Crane , Pam Frost Gorder
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2018
"I think people forget the importance of these streams--to both fish and people. This project will help us identify win-win solutions that benefit Lake Erie and the thousands of stream miles in its watershe."
 
The "Dirt" on Global Warming Maggie McNeil
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2018
Organic soil cuts agriculture's contribution to climate change.
 
The "Methane Paradox" Pam Frost Gorder
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2018
We've always assumed that oxygen was toxic to all methanogens. That assumption is so entrenched that global climate models don't allow for methane production in the presence of oxygen. We may be grossly underaccounting for methane in our existing models.
 
The Heat Is On Peter L. Ward
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: March 2017
"Climate models…overestimate the role of greenhouse gases and underestimate the role of ozone depletion."
 
The Wonders of Water Sylvia Lindman
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: September 2020
". . . Ecohydrology research today often overlooks the majority of people on the planet--those who live in cities."
 
Thirsty Grass Elizaveta Litvak , Diane Pataki
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2017
"Do you know how much water you use to irrigate your lawn?"
 
Treat Every Day Like It's Earth Day
World of Science Category: Eye on Ecology Published: June 2021
 
Whereabouts of Missing Ocean Plastic
News View Category: Eye on Ecology Published: December 2019
 
Wonderful Wetlands Blaine Friedlander
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: July 2017
"The Hudson River supports about 7,000 acres of tidal wetlands. The models project that, within the next 100 years, wetlands will increase approximately 8,100 to 10,900 acres."