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To celebrate this year’s Earth Day theme, SB&F has selected books and films that focus on environmental issues, particularly on plastic pollution and recycling.
A massive crowd-sourced family tree is helping researchers look at long-term cultural and genetic trends.
The public and politicians need to focus on solutions to limit and adapt to climate change, said atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting.
Using airborne mapping, researchers are discovering new archeological sites that show pre-Columbian Mesoamerica was “significantly more densely populated at the time of European contact” than previously thought.
Chemicals in consumer products like soaps and paints contribute as much as car emissions do to air pollution, a new study in the journal Science reports.