Gardens Are Good for the Neighborhood
A new study highlights the benefits of urban gardens for their human caretakers and local ecosystems.
Como as mudanças climáticas estão afetando as mulheres na Amazônia
Secas e enchentes alteraram radicalmente a agricultura familiar, mas lideranças femininas estão encontrando soluções para si e suas comunidades.
¿Estaban los maestros impresionistas retratando una realidad contaminada?
Análisis de imágenes sugiere que el estilo de los artistas evolucionó en sincronía con el incremento de la contaminación en el aire durante la Revolución Industrial.
The Role of Insurance in Climate Adaption
New research tests the promise of insurance to harden the U.S. economy to tropical storms.
The Rise of Gaming-Based Virtual Field Trips
Geologists are harnessing a game engine to build environments for teaching and learning.
New Crowdsourced Science Project Will Study Sprites
The NASA-funded project is asking sky gazers, storm chasers, and scientists to capture photos of sprites and other optical phenomena that flash above thunderclouds after a lightning strike.
Were Impressionist Masters Painting a Polluted Reality?
Image analysis suggests that artists’ styles evolved in sync with increasing air pollution during the Industrial Revolution.
Could Floating Solar Panels Help Mitigate Climate Change?
“Floatovoltaics” are an emerging technology, but their environmental impacts are still unknown.
Glacial Ice Offers Polar Bears a Precarious Climate Refuge
An isolated polar bear population in southeastern Greenland survives in fjords, despite spotty sea ice. But this pocket of bears is not a sign of how the species could be saved.
Martian Meteorites Offer a Tantalizing Glimpse of the Red Planet
By studying these literal chunks of Mars, scientists are learning more about the Red Planet’s deep interior and impact history.
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