Cities worldwide have dangerously unsustainable water supplies, says a new study. But making a deal with farmers could solve the crisis for many.
Most U.S. urbanites live near parks -- but do they have enough "greenness" in their lives? The new website City Nature shows the disparities between rich and poor.
A new report details the widespread presence of mercury in nature -- and its effects on birds and bats should make humans worried, too.
The lead author of a study on sea-level rise talks about its consequences for coastal towns. Even under conservative estimates, they're not pretty.
Joanne Wilson surveying coral reefs in Raja Ampat Cross-posted from Cool Green Science. You’ve probably heard about coral bleaching — the mass die-off of coral reefs because of warming sea temperatures, a dynamic that can be …
A new book reexamines traditional views of wilderness, asserting that human influence over nature is undeniable.
Laura Geselbracht talks about what sea-level rise is doing to Florida's Gulf Coast.
Pistachios: What shell remain? Photo: PatternedCross-posted from Cool Green Science. What won’t climate change affect? Well, cross trail mix and cherry pie off that ever-shrinking list. It turns out that crisp apples, chewy almonds, ripe …
The helpful Jerusalem cricket.Photo: Franco FoliniCross-posted from Cool Green Science. There are 1 billion bacteria in a single gram of soil. (Give or take a few million.) But how can you get that army — …
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