Frog and toad populations have been declining everywhere, partly because of habitat destruction, partly because of toxic chemicals like pesticides in the environment, and partly because of a fungus that’s still puzzling scientists. But here’s another factor: scientists in Hawaii have published a study in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry showing that ground level […]
The Kentucky High School Journalism Association invited several journalists from across the spectrum of media to be part of a panel discussion with students this week. I participated, thinking the questions would range from “Should I major in broadcasting in college?” to “How did you get started in journalism?” Boy, was I wrong. We fielded […]
Our neighbors up river take the number one spot for the worst short-term particulate pollution in the nation. Particulates are those microscopic particles spewing into the air from burning fossil fuels. And the short-term measurement refers to an EPA rule about days when concentrations of particulates peak. The ranking comes from the American Lung Association, […]
Who says environmentalists don’t have a sense of humor? Enter Eco-Elvis.
Well, not exactly a sanctuary. But a pretty safe and secure place to raise a little clutch.
One year ago Wednesday, the several states, cities, and environmental groups that sued the EPA to force it to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles (Kentucky was not a plaintiff.) heard from the US Supreme Court that they’d won. The Court ordered the EPA to decide whether to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean […]
There’s simply more information than ever out there about the environment and our impact on it. Especially when it comes to global warming. But is all this information changing behaviors? Is it changing attitudes?
Chris Jordan’s photographs are garbage. Literally.
Mothers-to-be have enough to worry about when it comes to maintaining a healthy pregnancy–food, emotion, weight gain, and more. Now, consider yet another concern: air pollution.
On March 29th, at 8 pm local time, millions of people around the world will turn off their lights for an hour.