RECENTLY PUBLISHED A Global Map of Human Sewage in Coastal Ecosystems Geoscientists Can Help Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Weapons The Far-Reaching Consequences of Wildfire Smoke Plumes How the Armero Tragedy Changed Volcanology in Colombia COVID-19 Infrastructure Air Pollution AIR POLLUTION Air Pollution Poses Inequitable Health Risks in Washington, D.C. Reduced Winter PM2.5 in Northern India Under Global Warming An Eye in the Sky Tracks Air Pollution Inequality in U.S. Cities Air Pollution Killed a Million People in Africa in 2019 “Indigenous Peoples have done [forest monitoring] for their entire existence and will continue to do so, only now they can be more decisive, thanks to technology.”Wendy Pineda, “Indigenous Peoples Harness Space Technology to Stop Deforestation” HEALTH & ECOSYSTEMS ARCHIVE Microplastics Morph Cell Metabolism Microplastics get into our bodies, potentially altering how certain cells convert sugar into energy, especially in the gut. Continued ingestion could cause chronic problems. by Alka Tripathy-Lang The Capital’s Waterways Could Be Swimmable by 2030 Scientists, community groups, and the Clean Water Act are behind Washington, D.C.’s massive project to reduce combined sewer overflows by 96%. by Mark Betancourt Forecasting Compound Floods in Complex Coastal Regions Coastal communities face more frequent floods in which rain, rivers, and ocean storm surge combine forces. A reliable system that accurately predicts inundation from these events is urgently needed. by Saeed Moghimi, Edward Myers, Shachak Pe’eri, Y. Joseph Zhang and Fei Ye Cyanobacteria Blooms Exceed WHO Thresholds in Midwest Lakes A study of 369 lakes across the Midwest finds that many of them, especially those close to agriculture, have high concentrations of harmful algal bloom-causing cyanobacteria. by Rebecca Dzombak Traditional Knowledge Is Essential to Sustainability in the Amazon At COP26, the Science Panel for the Amazon is emphasizing the need for Indigenous and Local Knowledge to inform scientific and policy recommendations. by Meghie Rodrigues The Benefits of Better Ocean Weather Forecasting Improvements in our ability to forecast oceanic conditions weeks to months in advance will help communities, industries, and other groups prepare amid a changing climate. by Charlotte DeMott, Ángel G. Muñoz, Christopher D. Roberts, Claire M. Spillman and F. Vitart Windjamming on the Warming Gulf of Maine Living in Geologic Time: A sailing venture reveals economic upheaval along Maine’s enduring coast. by Mary Caperton Morton Identifying the World’s Most At-Risk River Basins Major river basins around the world, including the Amazon, may be hot spots for ecological shifts as the planet warms. by Emily Cerf 农事用火加剧东南亚空气污染 农事用火和森林采伐用火对贫困人口的影响过大，减少这些用火每年可帮助防止5.9万人过早死亡。 by Terri Cook River Ice Can Shape Watershed Ecology As river ice cover decreases, the physical and biological changes to river ecosystems vary with the watershed characteristics and river size. by Sarah Derouin Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.