Environmental Science

Yellowstone Park says its winning against non-native fish

Jun 5, 2017

Researchers trying to preserve native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park say they are on track to eliminate non-native predator fish from Yellowstone Lake in about a decade

Environmental studies don't support Trump's 'cleanest' claim

Jun 3, 2017

Facts about the U.S. environment cloud Trump's statement that it's the cleanest country in the world

Climate change taking toll on clarity of Lake Tahoe water

May 23, 2017

Scientists say climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity of the cobalt mountain lake

Bevy of bobcats: Thriving animals poised as next urban pest

May 22, 2017

Bobcats are resurging, a shift that comes after several decades of treating them as vermin to be exterminated

'Drogon' the ant on annual Top 10 list of new species

May 19, 2017

Drogon the ant joins a brilliant pink bush cricket and a freshwater stingray on this year's Top 10 list of new species

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

May 8, 2017

The Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science

Russian cosmonaut Grechko dies at 85; made 3 space trips

Apr 8, 2017

The Russian space agency Roscosmos says Soviet-era cosmonaut Georgy Grechko has died at age 85

House approves bill to force public release of EPA science

Mar 29, 2017

House Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting how officials use science to develop new regulations

US hearing on climate science focuses on name calling

Mar 29, 2017

House hearing on climate science delves more into which side is bullying the other, complaints of name calling

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

Mar 29, 2017

A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home

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