From Quonset huts to double-wides, prefabricated and modular buildings generally have not enjoyed a stellar reputation for quality, style, or eco-friendliness.
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Consumers looking for information on which fish may be better to eat, considering factors such as sustainability, health, or source identification, have a range of potential sources.
It's the time of year when dead zones are prominent all over the northern hemisphere and their causes are varied.
A judge's decision has cracked open the black box of at least one genetically engineered crop: alfalfa.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service released on Aug. 9, 2007, a preliminary report on participation in hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching.Topics on the Beat:
One of the BLM's first actions under new director James Caswell was a final rule defining how the agency will implement portions of the National Environmental Policy Act.Topics on the Beat:
Across the country, the "green schools" movement has been gaining momentum. Chances are some schools or school districts in your area are implementing various environmental measures.Topics on the Beat:
Covering for the slovenly among us, hundreds of thousands of volunteers are expected to participate in an annual trash collection effort on Sept. 15, 2007, along the shores of the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers.Topics on the Beat:
Along with the usual spooky and spine-tingling sights we have come to expect in caves, another scary inhabitant is turning up — contaminants such as PCBs, pesticides, dioxins, gasoline, fertilizers, sewage, and caffeine.
These pollutants, which are leaching into caves from the surface and groundwater, can pose a threat to the delicate underground environments that are prized by many, and that provide benefits to people, plants, and animals on the surface. The presence of these contaminants underground also serves as a blunt reminder of how pervasive pollutants are.
On Oct. 2, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act turns 40. How are your local rivers faring? Here's a collection of ideas, sources, and resources for river-related stories.