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The Frightening Spread of Toxic Algae

Climate change is accelerating the spread of lethal algal blooms in American waterways—with devastating results for humans and animals alike. By Emily AtkinBen Depp August 28, 2019 Humans and animals who stumble across a brightly colored blue-green or red pool don’t...

The Insect Apocalypse is Here

A vital, invisible living system is disappearing and when it’s gone there will be no coming back. Insects are vital to the cycle of decomposition and nutrient cycling, healthy soil function and a component of a balanced ecosystem. Current worldwide loss of...

Saving Scotland’s Heritage from Climate Change

Off the north coast of Scotland, Orkney’s soft green landscapes hold a trove of things from everyday life before history was written. More than 3,000 archaeological sites — among them standing stone circles, Norse halls and a Neolithic tomb graffitied by Vikings —...