How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
What's the Most Challenging Gymnastics Event, According to Physics?
Between all the different events that gymnasts have to master — from balance beam to the vault for women, and the pommel horse to the rings for men — what's the most challenging apparatus, according to science?
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
Voices from the River: Fishing with worms
By Chris HuntI’m an unabashed fly guy, so much so that I’m probably part of that snooty long-rod culture that inadvertently looks down their noses at bait fishers.
Hawaii Nature Center
A fun and exciting morning at the USFW Honouliuli National Wildlife Refuge in Ewa! Children and parents learned about endangered Hawaiian water birds and fished in the wetlands to see what kinds of...
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Not a Drop to Drink: Inside California's Water Crisis
Posted on 23 February 2012 On Earth Magazine When Josie Nieto visits her relatives in Mexicali, Mexico, she luxuriates in long showers. And when she’s thirsty, she enjoys a glass of water straight from the kitchen tap. At Nieto’s own house, the water pressure is so low it can take her 45 minutes to shower and shampoo. And sometimes there’s no water at all, which is why some of her neighbors hoard water in buckets. It’s fine for laundry and houseplants, but Nieto isn’t keen on drinking the stuff. The main pipe of her community water system runs straight down the middle of an irrigation ditch. "I’ve seen dead animals in there," Nieto says The plastic water pipe itself suffers frequent breaks, which can allow contaminants to seep into the system. Washer screens…
Everyday chemicals linked to chronic disease in men
Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…