Environment News

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 23:00
Excess nitrogen from agricultural and urban lands is contaminating groundwater, streams, lakes and estuaries, where it causes harmful algal blooms and contributes to fish kills.
Monday, November 1, 2010 - 23:00
The Missouri River needs a flow of sediment, not just water, to stay healthy, and regulatory agencies and scientists need to do a better job of gathering and understanding information about that proce
Sunday, October 31, 2010 - 23:00
Team says current models may underestimate ozone levels; findings made by characterizing rates of key chemical reactions
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 23:00
Spike in ancient marine phosphorus concentrations linked to emergence of complex life
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 23:00
The ability to keep carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere to help prevent climate change is a global issue. The challenge is to use materials that can capture the CO2 and easily release it for pe
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 23:00
Unique trees - which make up valuable forest ecosystems called mangroves - safeguard lives, property and beaches during hurricanes, tsunamis and floods.