For this month's Environmental Outlook: The earth's great ice sheets are shrinking at an accelerating rate. But just how quickly is still unclear. Please join us to discuss the latest on the earth’s melting ice sheets and what it means for the world’s oceans.
As more and more people compete for space, food and water, some environmentalists say we need to rethink our approach to conservation. Join our discussion about what we should be conserving in the years ahead and why.
Metro's dimly lit stations and damp leaky walls are the perfect environment for a fern species dating back 65 million years. But does the ferns' presence indicate maintenance problems in Washington's subway system?
For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.
Trees and greenspace shape the physical faces of cities like Washington, D.C. But researchers are learning more about how greenspaces contribute to the mental and physical well-being of the people who live around them. We explore the effects of greenspace on our health, and what we can learn about economic disparities by studying where trees thrive in urban areas.
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