How to Determine a Mallard’s Age By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Its head was Christmas green, its bill as yellow as the sun, and more than 20 years later I recall how my hands trembled with adrenaline as I clutched it, my first drake mallard. My questions were many. Among them, how
Environmental, Conservation, and Community Groups
Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
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Hartford Landfill: Transformed From Trashmore To A Haven For Wildlife
The Hartford landfill, once dubbed Mount Trashmore, has been transformed and is now a haven for birds.
Sean Kirst: On Buffalo's East Side, the mystery of a lone magnolia
A magnolia tree in full bloom on a vacant lot on Buffalo's East Side sent News columnist Sean Kirst on a mission to figure out who planted
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
EPI-Center Alert September 1, 2017
(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…
Hurricane Florence plus man-made policies leave a toxic legacy
When flooded coal-ash dumps and pig-waste cesspools poison drinking water and the Trump administration shrugs, that's hog wash: Our view
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How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…