Environment

Is there a Link Between Erosion and Global Climate Change?

Not so much, say scientists contesting earlier studies For the last several decades, Geoscientists have been intrigued by a potential link between erosion rates at the Earth’s surface and changes in global climate. What was the [...]

WV’s New Tourism Campaign: “Almost Heaven”

The West Virginia Tourism Office today launched a new tourism campaign that invites visitors to discover their version of heaven in West Virginia, a destination abounding with unspoiled nature, rich history and a peaceful way of life. The [...]

Wildlife Conservation in North America May Not Be Science-Based After All

A study led by recent SFU PhD alumnus Kyle Artelle has unveiled new findings that challenge the widespread assumption that wildlife management in North America is science-based. He conducted the study with SFU researchers John Reynolds [...]

Massive iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

An iceberg about the size of the state of Delaware split off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf sometime between July 10 and July 12. The calving of the massive new iceberg was captured by the [...]

Antarctic study shows central ice sheet is stable since milder times

Central parts of Antarctica’s ice sheet have been stable for millions of years, from a time when conditions were considerably warmer than now, research suggests. The study of mountains in West Antarctica will help scientists improve [...]

EPA: Reduce Air Pollution at Ports to Combat Climate Change

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that aid pollution generated by US ports can be reduced significantly to help combat global climate change.  EPA states that these reductions can be acheived through [...]

Article Published in Nature Has Scientists Saying They’ll “Save Planet from Climate Change with Grain of Sand”

While companies and governments across the world are working to reduce emissions, invent and use clean-burning fuels all in an effort to reduce the dumping of 30 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, a [...]

New fossil evidence supports theory that first mass extinction engineered by early animals

Newly discovered fossil evidence from Namibia strengthens the proposition that the world’s first mass extinction was caused by “ecosystem engineers” – newly evolved biological organisms that altered the environment so radically it drove older species to [...]

Spring: Time for Safety, Chimney Sweeping and Earning Money

Spring has sprung after a rather brutal winter – particularly in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. So, now it’s time to transform your home from the protector of ice, snow and sleet into a safe open air, [...]

L.A. Mayor Garcetti and Griffith Park

By Ed Coghlan Eric Garcetti is off to an impressive start as Los Angeles Mayor. The man who ran a campaign about economic development and government efficiency is hitting all the right notes initially. Garcetti is [...]