Environmental Research


Environmental Research, like ecology, is a broad field of study that examines the structure and function of the natural world, and relationship between the human civilization and our environment. This is the body of research that provides much of our understanding of biology and earth systems science.

Areas of environmental research include topics such as geography, geology, climate change, air quality, development, ecosystem management, regulation, food and agriculture, forestry, and waste management.

Google Earth launches climate layer

When the blue planet goes in the red

Polar ice caps melting faster than we thought

FDA: Yes, lots of lipsticks contain lead

Media Mayhem: Two worlds collide

A new kind of PCB?

Walmart announces green comparison shopping

Farm time

Media Mayhem: 7 environmental stories that are free of doom and gloom

Googleship Earth

Media Mayhem: My last 'Apocalypse Now' headline

Oskar Sigurdsson: Guiding light