wetlands

ecology

Justice for the Swamp: Why We Hate Some Ecosystems and Not Others

It's not just the rainforests that need saving.
Melissa Cronin
4.6.18
land loss

Louisiana’s Plan to Punch a Hole in the Mississippi River

To save coastline, the state is attempting the “most important environmental construction project in US history.”
Rosemary Westwood
8.29.17
synergetics

A 21st Century 'Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth'

The strange story of a decades-long quest to recreate Earth in miniature and why it’s integral to our future as a species on and off the planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.10.17
Internet

#ReignTheSwamp: Scientists Defend Swamps Against Trump

The #DrainTheSwamp hashtag has inspired a new online movement to reclaim the real swamp's good image.
Samantha Cole
12.5.16
Australia

These Lady Birds Will Not Hesitate to Divorce Their Loser Husbands

Even birds cheat, but they swear they can explain.
Sarah Emerson
7.21.16
Film

Escape into the Virtual Countryside

Dorothea Gibbs' VR film 'Natural Reality 2:1' transports people from their ever-connected lives to the wild landscapes of nature.
Kevin Holmes
9.25.15
tipping point

Ten Years After Katrina, Here's What's Happening to Louisiana's Coastline

Climate change, coastal development, and the oil and gas industry are contributing to the deterioration of wetlands along the Gulf of Mexico.
Peter Moskowitz
8.27.15
Motherboard Blog

Thanks to Oil Sands Mining, Alberta's Wetlands Will Soon be Gone

It's been a "big couple of weeks":http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-03/osu-1s030512.php for wetlands, one of Earth's most important ecosystems when it comes to keeping our waterways healthy, reducing carbon emissions, and overall keeping our...
Lara Heintz
3.12.12