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What is Causing ‘Ghost Forests’ Along the East Coast?

What is Causing ‘Ghost Forests’ Along the East Coast?

Along the eastern coast of North Carolina, people have been stunned by the sights of dying trees surrounded by large pools of water. It begs the question, how did these trees start growing there if they were surrounded by water the entire time? The answer is that they...

How Bottom Trawling Contributes to Increased Levels of Carbon

How Bottom Trawling Contributes to Increased Levels of Carbon

Sustainable fishing has become a trend for recreational and commercial fishermen. However, few people know about the dynamic chemical composition of the ocean floor. Most fishermen who participate in bottom trawling do not understand how much carbon is released from...

Climate Change and Texas’ Power Crisis

Climate Change and Texas’ Power Crisis

Extreme weather conditions have adverse effects that have brought downsides to Texas and other states' economy. The federal and state governments have joined forces to try and mitigate the adverse effects of climate change. Additionally, climate change has brought...

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living

Podcasts That Encourage Sustainable Living Podcast hosts are smart, fun, and from across the world. The podcasts center primarily on sustainability and mindful living, often inviting celebrities and world-changing people to their shows. Every episode has insights and...

5 Ways the EPA Has Worsened the Environment

5 Ways the EPA Has Worsened the Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has acted in ways that have undermined the environmental safety of Americans in recent years. Here are five of the EPA’s most negative impacts on the environment.   1) “Forever Chemicals”   Forever chemicals are poly...

5 Books on Environmental Conservation

5 Books on Environmental Conservation

As scientists warn of the potentially devastating effects of climate change and about a mass extinction that is already underway, few subjects hold greater urgency than the environmental plight of our planet. Excellent books on the topic are proliferating today. But...

How Today’s Climate Crisis is Fueling California Fires

How Today’s Climate Crisis is Fueling California Fires

Fires seem like the new normal in California weather with wildfires having already burned more than one million acres in the Golden State. Climate change is happening, and the California fires are symptomatic proof. Four factors in particular show how California’s...

Clean Drinking Water and the Fight to Save It

Clean Drinking Water and the Fight to Save It

If there is one thing every American tends to take for granted, it’s a clean glass of drinking water drawn from a household tap. However, the availability of clean water is under assault across the country due to lax government regulation and outdated methods of...

What Antarctic Ice Shelves Can Tell Us About Global Warming

What Antarctic Ice Shelves Can Tell Us About Global Warming

Over the last three decades, the Antarctic Peninsula has undergone immense change. Researchers attribute this to both atmospheric and oceanic warming. One large effect of this is the collapse of the Larsen A Ice Shelf in 1995 followed by the break up of Larsen B seven...