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.

Assignment Earth: Antarctica research

Media Mayhem: The state of eco-media

Green States: Keeping score

Green States: Best of the worst

Worms in space

Green States: Hall of blame

Political Habitat: Wrong turns

Environmentalists are bringing solutions right to your desktop via Google Earth

Uncovering mysteries at Earth’s poles

Cousteau, the next generation

Moving beyond the 'carbon footprint'

Green States: A planet for all seasons