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2018 Archives


September 21, 2018 - Puerto Rican Resilience After Maria, Floods of Waste in the Carolinas and more
Wastes Flood The Carolinas / Science Note: Hurricanes, Lizards and Leafblowers / “Pa’lante”: Puerto Rican Resilience After Maria / Beyond The Headlines / Women Climate Scientists Threatened and Harassed / An App For Urban Foraging

September 14, 2018 - Puerto Rico's Recovering Forests, California's Climate Leadership, and more
California Moves Toward Carbon-Free Economy / Resilience In Puerto Rico’s Tropical Forests After Hurricane Maria / Beyond The Headlines / Rising: Dispatches From The New American Shore

September 7, 2018 - A Pipeline Blocked, Water for Puerto Rico, and more
Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Blocked / Beyond the Headlines / Volunteers Test Drinking Water in Puerto Rico / Crop Pests in a Warmer World / Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers

August 31, 2018 - Sexual Misconduct in the Forest Service, Saving the Queen Conch, and more
Gulf Orphans / Sexual Misconduct in the US Forest Service: One Woman’s Story / BirdNote®: Blakiston’s Fish Owl / Conch at the Edge / The Place Where You Live: Rose-Hill, Mauritius

August 24, 2018 - Toxics In Our Homes: Lead, House Dust, and more
Thousands of Lead-Poisoned Communities / Science Note: The Power of Dust / Obesity and House Dust / Bitcoin, The Energy Hog / Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

August 17, 2018 - Vanishing Insects, The Hidden Life of Trees, and more
Flying Insects Crash / Emerging Science Note: Brazilian Peppertree / Trees On the Move / The Early Bird Breeds Fast / Baby Tern Goes Exploring / The Hidden Life of Trees / The Place Where You Live: Bear Creek, WI and St. Paul, MN

August 10, 2018 - Greening the Military, India's Solar Revolution, and more
Greening the Military / Solar Eclipsing Coal in Jobs / India’s Renewable Energy Revolution / Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

August 3, 2018 - 'Ghost' Particles, Green Campuses and more
Global Warming to Worsen Southern Poverty / BirdNote: When the Amazon Floods / Linking Fracking and Radon / 100% Sun Power for Hampshire College / Fossil Fuel Freedom Fighters / Science Note: Nanowire Battery Breakthrough / The Telescope in the Ice: The Hunt for the Ghost Particle

July 27, 2018 - Endangered Species: Humboldt Martens, Rhinos and more
GOP Tax On Global Warming Gases / What The Osprey Overheard: Mark Seth Lender / LED Impacts On Wildlife / Meet the Rare, Shy, and Hungry Humboldt Marten / Science Note: A Moonshot To Save Rhinos / DNA Technology For Rhino Protection / US Tries To Boost Infant Formula

July 20, 2018 - FEMA's Failures, Saving Corals and more
FEMA Unprepared To Help Puerto Rico / Repairing Puerto Rico’s Corals / Combat Divers Restore Ocean Health / Beyond the Headlines / CRISPR Gene Tool Could Pinpoint Resilient Corals

July 13, 2018
Pruitt Out, Wheeler In / Fracking On The Rachel Carson Trail / Judge Kavanaugh & Environmental Protection / Beyond The Headlines / BirdNote: Sparrow Sing In Arizona Monsoon / Hospital Farming For Better Health / The Place Where You Live: Anchorage, Alaska

July 6, 2018
Conservatives Join Climate Agenda / Beyond The Headlines / The Tide Keeps Rising / Ozone-destroying Chemicals Make A Comeback / An American Eden: The Lost Garden Underneath Rockefeller Center / Mark Seth Lender: Tern About

June 29, 2018
Farm Bills Tough on Conservation and Food Stamps / US Relies on Imported Organic Foods / Climate Will Drive Corn Crop Failure / Beyond the Headlines / Central America’s Climate Refugees / Audio Postcard: Sounds of São Paulo, Brazil

June 22, 2018
Seas Rising Faster With Antarctic Melt / Boston’s Rising Tide / Humpback Whales Rebound / Beyond The Headlines / The Last Lobster

June 15, 2018
Tough Climate At The G7 / Canada Buys Tar Sands Oil Pipeline / EPA Dilutes Toxics Law / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote: Exquisite Thrush Song / Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America / Audio Postcard: A Fisherman Rigging Bait on Nantucket

June 8, 2018
Zero Carbon Nuclear Boost For New Jersey / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: Roseate Spoonbill: Hot Pink / Toxic Black Hair Products / Former EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Launches Center for Climate, Health and the Environment At Harvard

June 1, 2018 - Puerto Rico And More
Half a Degree Hotter Will Cost $30 Trillion / Beyond The Headlines / A Record Hurricane Disaster in Puerto Rico / Final Generation for the Marshall Islands? / Nooks for Nesting

May 25, 2018
Alaska Acts on Climate / The Most Toxic Town in America / Beyond the Headlines / No Refuge in Wildlife Refuges / Copperheads at Shawangunk / Free the Beaches: Desegregating America’s Shoreline

May 18, 2018
FDA Scientist Finds Weed Killer on Many Foods / Beyond the Headlines / Cool Fix for a Hot Planet: Storing CO2 in Rocks / UN Climate Talks Gear Up for December / BirdNote®: Dippers on the Elwha / Nepal’s Threatened Wetlands / Saving Kerala's Fresh Water

May 11, 2018
The Koch Brothers & Trump / Beyond the Headlines / Alaska Youth Sue to Fight Climate Change / Pesticide Peril in Paradise

May 4, 2018
Late Spring Imperils Birds / Beyond the Headlines / Champions for Children and Corals / BirdNote®: Whooping Cranes / Kerala’s Ambitious Organic Pledge

April 27, 2018
Pruitt Under Fire On Capitol Hill / Beyond the Headlines / Sea Urchins Eat Rocks / Wasting a Wetland With Trash Ash / American Bittern: Master of Camouflage / Goldman Prize Winners Block Secret Nuclear Plant Deal

April 20, 2018
The Amazon as Legal Person / Ancient Wisdom for Earth Day / Beyond The Headlines / The Green Berkeley Hills – The Place Where You Live / Valve-Turning Protestors / A Pipeline Eco Engineer Protests

April 13, 2018
Making Big Oil Companies Pay for Climate Disruption / Pruitt's EPA Allows Dirtier Air / Leave No Poop Behind / BirdNote®: Sharp-tailed Grouse On a Lek / Spoiled Water for 300,000: What Lies Upstream / Beyond The Headlines / Bald Eagles At Play

April 6, 2018
Pruitt Under Fire / Beyond the Headlines / Pruitt Seeks To Double Auto Emissions / Steve in the Sky / Tyler Prize for McCarthy / BirdNote®: Walk Down an Arroyo

March 30, 2018
US Gov’t Spending Goes Green / Beyond The Headlines / Note on Emerging Science: Fear Itself / Coal Plants Damage Infant DNA / BirdNote®: Australia’s Rainforest Birds / Losing Life on Earth / Nature and the Beat

March 23, 2018
FEMA Flood Maps Miss the Mark / Coastal Republicans Fight ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ / Trouble Today for Ancient Fossils / Beyond the Headlines / A Waddle of Penguins / Stealing Dirt: A Thieving Penguin

March 16, 2018
The Right To A Livable Climate / Sexual Misconduct in the US Forest Service: One Woman’s Story / BirdNote®: Blakiston’s Fish Owl / Beyond the Headlines / Conch at the Edge

March 9, 2018
'Green' Russian Trolls / Beyond the Headlines / Gulf Orphans / No Northern Right Whale Calves So Far This Year / Ocean Health: Some Hope and Much Peril / Whales at Home in the Caribbean

March 2, 2018
Judge Halts Louisiana Pipeline / Beyond the Headlines / Scientist Speaks Out On Perceived Bias in EPA Policy / Taking Stock of Nantucket Crabs / A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

February 23, 2018
Through the Melting Arctic Seas / Beyond the Headlines / Huge Reserves of Mercury Discovered in Arctic Permafrost / As Sea Levels Rise, Nantucket Shores Up Crumbling Beaches / The Telescope in the Ice: The Hunt for the Ghost Particle / Sea Lions at Play

February 16, 2018
Solar Market Takes a Dip / Beyond The Headlines / More Pipelines, Fewer Salamanders / It’s Raining Viruses, But Don’t Panic / Frog Skin Fights the Flu / The End of Epidemics

February 9, 2018
America’s Toxic Schools / Beyond the Headlines / China Rejects US Recyclable Plastic / Plastic Trash to Cash / Children & Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know

February 2, 2018
More States Fight Global Warming / Beyond the Headlines / Science Note: Self-Healing Concrete / Pulling the Plug on Mega-Dams / Budweiser Brews Green / Saving Solar Energy With Salt / The Place Where You Live: Rose-Hill, Mauritius

January 26, 2018
Extreme Weather Likely to Increase / Extreme Weather an Extreme Risk / Credit-Worthiness in a Changing Climate / Poetic Plea for the Marshall Islands / Atomic Bomb Waste Could Leak into the Sea / Pelicans at Pismo Beach

January 19, 2018
Migratory Bird Protections Under Fire / Beyond the Headlines / Making a Bird List and Checking It Twice / Babysitting Arctic Terns / Year of the Bird / BirdNote®: Help Screech-Owls Find Homes

January 12, 2018
Costliest Disaster Year Ever / Offshore Drilling Under Fire / Nature, The First Best Teacher / Bitcoin, The Energy Hog / Beyond the Headlines / Saving Trees That Helped Save Dust Bowl America

January 5, 2018
Feds OK Wilderness Mining Lease / Heat Drives Migration / African Dams Dry Up Wetlands & Local Jobs / BirdNote®: Dawn ‘Round the World / Safer Solutions for Hungry Wolves -- Emerging Science Note / The Headlines & Beyond Previews 2018 / Sounds of Winter


 

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