Here’s Why Wetlands Are Crucial for the Environment

At first glance, wetlands might not seem that important. Often viewed as murky and bug-infested, these swamps, shallow lakes, estuaries, and peat bogs are so much more. One of the world’s largest stores of carbon, wetlands also provide ample freshwater, and are home...

Can Planting Trees Help Combat Climate Change?

Climate change is a massive global concern, but simply planting more trees likely won’t do much to combat the issue. In July 2020, researchers Pedro H. S. Brancalion and Karen D. Holl published the paper “Guidance for Successful Tree Planting Initiatives” in the...

Pythons May Soon Hit Florida Restaurant Menus

If you’re into exotic meat, you might soon need to make a trip to the Sunshine State. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has teamed up with the Florida Department of Health to determine whether Burmese pythons are safe for human consumption. In the...

PA Gets $187,000 From the EPA for Wetlands Restoration

In late October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Program announced a $186,619 grant to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The funds will be used to create a web-based tool for its wetlands program that will help boost restoration...

EPA Grant to Help Louisiana Address COVID-19 Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented major hardship across the country, especially in low-income communities. In an attempt to help address the challenges, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been supporting COVID response efforts throughout the country — most...

EPA Warns of Indoor Air Quality Dangers

Hurricane Zeta’s October arrival prompted the EPA to issue a reminder about indoor air quality hazards. Eco-Rental Solutions shares tips to keep you safe. In late October, Hurricane Zeta made landfall at 105 miles per hour in Louisiana. The powerful storm caused more...

Receive Factory Calibrated Equipment from ERS

Mobilizing for and conducting major environmental monitoring and remediation projects consumes a significant amount of time, energy and financial resources. Since the data you spend so much time and effort to collect is only as good as the instrument’s calibration, it...

Natural Forest Regrowth Could Combat Climate Change

Climate change is a major global concern — and new research suggests nature might be able to help. Published in the Nature scientific journal, experts at the World Resources Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and other institutions charted possible rates of carbon...