Read the full story at Clean Technica. Information is power. Until recently, information about the condition of the earth’s environment has been accessible only to a limited number of people — climate scientists, researchers, and government officials among them. On December 11 — the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate accords — Brad Smith, president …
Read the full story at e360. It is well understood how flowers use complex color patterns and smells to attract pollinating bees. But now, scientists have discovered that flowers also emit heat to advertise themselves to insects — creating temperature arrays that mimic the color designs of petals.
Read the full story in Environmental Health Perspectives. When it comes to reproductive health, research on contraceptives and STIs continues to garner interest worldwide. But a related area—chemical exposures from feminine hygiene products and personal lubricants—has received much less attention. In the United States alone, women spend well over $2 billion per year on feminine …
Read the full story in the New York Times. Groups that reject established climate science can use the searchengine’s advertising business to their advantage, gaming thesystem to find a mass platform for false or misleading claims.
Read the full story in the Atlantic. Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
Read the full story at e360. Efforts to protect biodiversity are now focusing less on preserving pristine areas and more on finding room for wildlife on the margins of human development. As urban areas keep expanding, it is increasingly the only way to allow species to survive.
Read the full story at Waste360. Continuing to raise awareness about the threat of plastic waste, Luzinterruptus, the anonymous Spanish art collective, created a large installation made from 60,000 recycled bottles collected from companies, small businesses, recycling plants and official organisms for the Luna de Octubre festival held in Madrid, Spain, last year.