Legal Aid Chicago Awarded $30,000 EPA Grant

In early November, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it will award a $30,000 grant to Legal Aid Chicago. The Chicago-based organization will use the funds to conduct pesticide research and educate farmworkers on pesticide use. Corn detasseling workers in...

Wetland Conservation Projects Awarded More Than $100 Million

Many wetland conservation projects are getting some serious funding. In September, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced more than $100 million in funding for various initiatives. The North American Wetlands Conservation Act grants include $28...

Resurgence of Humpback Whales Exciting the Northwest

Once upon a time, the humpback whale population was bountiful in the Pacific Northwest. However, these mammals have been largely non-existent for nearly a century. Recently, humpbacks have made a major comeback in the Salish Sea, the Columbia River mouth, and the...

Researchers Propose Eco-Friendly Repurposing for Oil Field

Edinburgh researchers have developed an innovative plan that could bring the Beatrice oil field back to life — for an eco-friendly purpose. The study, published in the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, was part of the University’s GeoEnergy MSc program....

Hawaiian Coral Reefs on the Mend

Parts of an underwater mountain range in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii has been wrecked for decades from overfishing and trawling — but things seem to be on the mend. A research team from Florida State University and Texas A&M University has seen signs the...