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Growing food and protecting nature don’t have to conflict – here’s...

Thomas Hertel, Purdue University Growing food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way – while also producing enough of it...

A few heavy storms cause a big chunk of nitrogen pollution...

Chaoqun Lu, Iowa State University Some effects of extreme weather are visible – like half a million acres of flattened corn in Iowa left behind...

How your diet contributes to nutrient pollution and dead zones in...

Donald Scavia, University of Michigan Every year in early summer, scientists at universities, research institutions and federal agencies release forecasts for the formation of “dead...

Small streams and wetlands are key parts of river networks –...

Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University The Trump administration is proposing to redefine a key term in the Clean Water Act: “Waters of the United States.”...

Volcanic eruptions once caused mass extinctions in the oceans – could...

Jeremy D. Owens, Florida State University and Theodore R. Them II, College of Charleston All animals, whether they live on land or in the water,...

Cutting pollution in the Chesapeake Bay has helped underwater grasses rebound

Bill Dennison, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Robert J. Orth, Virginia Institute of Marine Science Seagrasses are the “coastal canaries” of oceans...

Is your drinking water safe? Here’s how you can find out

Susan Boser, Pennsylvania State University and Diane Oleson, Pennsylvania State University America’s drinking water infrastructure is aging and in serious need of modernization. Pipes are...

Nutrient pollution: Voluntary steps are failing to shrink algae blooms and...

Donald Scavia, University of Michigan Summer is the season for harmful algae blooms in many U.S. lakes and bays. They occur when water bodies become...

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James M. Honeycutt, University of Texas at Dallas Sex, income, religion and politics – these are some of the biggies on the list of taboo...