RECENTLY PUBLISHED The 2-Year Countdown to Deep-Sea Mining Rethinking How Valley Fever Spreads Diurnal Oxidation for Manganese Minerals in the Arctic Ocean Invasive Plants and Climate Change Will Alter Desert Landscapes radiation Public Health water quality COVID-19 Remote Work May Be Keeping Some Cities’ Air Cleaner The Intersections of Environment, Health, and COVID-19 in Africa Aerosol Scientists Try to Clear the Air About COVID-19 Transmission A Bad Time for Mars Time Some people see trees for the forest; others see the forest for the trees. Researchers saw something else entirely. Hanging from the branches of pine trees, they saw thousands of tiny air quality sensors.Tracking Pollution in the Breeze, with Trees HEALTH & ECOSYSTEMS ARCHIVE Drop in Rain Forest Productivity Could Speed Future Climate Change As temperatures rise, tropical forests will become more stressed and photosynthesize less. by Rachel Fritts Biocrust “Probiotics” Can Aid Dryland Restoration Efforts Bacteria can speed up the growth of biocrust-forming organisms in nurseries, providing more material for restoration of degraded dryland soil. by Derek Smith Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Australian Megafires Models suggest that thousands of Australians experienced dangerous levels of air pollution for several months, leading to more than a hundred deaths. by Saima Sidik Satellites Spy on Sand Mining in the Mekong Concrete, used in everything from streets to skyscrapers, needs sand, often mined from active rivers in developing countries with little oversight. Researchers can now use satellites to keep watch. by Alka Tripathy-Lang 众包科学帮助追踪有害蚊子 志愿者们通过一款应用程序收集数据，为研究提供支持，并对抗当地的蚊子种群。 by Elizabeth Thompson A Gas Pipeline Investigation Built on Community-Centered Ideas From developing a research question to enacting solutions, environmental justice requires community engagement in every step of the scientific process. by Kimberly M. S. Cartier Settlement of Rapa Nui May Have Been Doomed by a Dearth of Dust Rapa Nui and Hawai‘i offer a tale of two island settlements: Hawai‘i was close enough to Asia for continental dust to help replenish soil nutrients depleted by agriculture. Rapa Nui wasn’t. by Rachel Fritts Remote Sensing Could Predict Well Water Quality After Floods After a flood, most people rely on officials to test public water sources. Private well owners are on their own, with little data to guide testing and treatment. New research seeks to change that. by Jackie Rocheleau New “Snakebot” Could Map Cambodian Minefields By navigating under dense vegetation, an innovative robot could significantly reduce the monetary, environmental, and human cost of demining Cambodia. by Kimberly M. S. Cartier Native Super Trees Could Provide Climate Solutions to Houston A Houston nonprofit identified 14 native “super tree” species that are particularly promising for mitigating climate change and public health concerns. by Graycen Wheeler Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.