According to conventional economic wisdom, the cost of complying with environmental regulations represents a burden that eats into companies’ profits.
As the world’s population explodes, fresh water is getting harder to come by in drier regions of the world.
In the midst of California’s worst drought in recent history, researchers poring over gas and oil project data claim to have found a previously uncataloged mother lode of potential drinkin
Clearing native vegetation for agriculture is disrupting climate dynamics in the Cerrado, which could ultimately reduce the region’s capacity for food production
A combination of water management techniques can increase crop calorie production by 41 percent.
Power plants need freshwater to produce electricity. But the future of our planet’s freshwater resources is murky.
The Amazon River and its tributaries, long watery snakes wind their way through the Amazon rainforest, are a dull, murky, muddy brown.
California, or rather the California Floristic Province, is a global biodiversity hotspot.
How much is water quality worth to society? It’s a hard question to answer, at least without undertaking expensive surveys.
When it comes to understanding human impacts on forests, the first thing that springs to mind is probably logging.