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November 18, 2008

 

Toad on Tree-branch

Gender-Jumping Toads

There's more bad news for the spring-legged amphibians---male toads living near farms are likely to develop female sex organs.

August 18, 2008

 

Rich Soil in Hand

Dirt Polluting the Earth?

Did you know that soil deterioration is one of the main contributors to global warming?

August 22, 2007

 

Beach in afternoon

Global Sunscreen

Interested in a stock tip? Invest in companies that make sunscreen. Why? Because atmospheric aerosol levels are decreasing.

August 2, 2007

 

Paper and plastic grocery bags

Paper or Plastic?

It’s a question that echoes through the aisles of supermarkets across the country, but is there a right answer? The city of San Francisco thinks so: paper.

April 16, 2007

 

aligned carbon nanotubes

Pollution at a Very Small Scale

Could we be rushing into this new technology, without thinking of it's effects on our environment?

October 31, 2006

 

a truck driving through a heavily flooded street

Hurricane Damage That Lasts

We've all seen the devastation caused by hurricanes, whether on the news or first-hand. However there is even more damage that most people never hear about.

July 22, 2004

 

Organic Pollutants

Think you're safe eating organic? Learn about persistent organic pollutants on this Moment of Science.

May 14, 2004

 

Scoop That Poop

Scooping that poop is more important than you thought. Learn about the gross effects of not cleaning up your dog's fecal matter.

May 10, 2004

 

Toxin-loving Trees

Learn about the new weapon researchers are using to fight toxic waste. "Toxin-loving Trees" on this Moment of Science.

February 9, 2004

 

Pollution on the Go

Pollution in cities is pretty much an accepted thing, but what about pollution in the country? Learn about pollution on this Moment of Science.

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