"A revised CDC reporting system led to a 70 percent increase in reported cases of Lyme disease, but experts say more can be done."
"In their quest to detect early outbreaks, virus hunters are sampling environmental DNA in water, dirt, and air."
Research, collaboration, human-centered storytelling and the ineluctable element of time — all these were among the facets of a complex, award-winning investigative report run by a team of students at Arizona State University on excessive and harmful natural gas flaring. How the project came together, and the lessons learned, in the new EJ Academy from column co-editor and longtime educator Bob Wyss.
"Peoples who live close to nature have a rich lore of plants, animals, and landscapes embedded in their mother tongues".
"The list of companies whose marketing is being accused of deceiving Canadians about their environmental commitments continues to grow".
"The Mediterranean Sea is experiencing higher temperatures and acidity, rising sea levels, and pollution by plastic and even mercury according to a report published Monday."
"Researchers said big-headed ants started an “ecological chain reaction” in a Kenya conservancy, impacting lions and other animals".
"The return of sea otters and their voracious appetites has helped rescue a section of California marshland, a new study shows. Sea otters eat constantly and one of their favorite snacks is the striped shore crab. These crabs dig burrows and also nibble away roots of the marsh grass pickleweed that holds dirt in place."
"It’s a question that has bedeviled beekeepers across the US in recent years: where has all the honey gone? Scientists now say they have some answers as to why yields of honey have declined, pointing to environmental degradation that is affecting all sorts of bees, and insects more generally."