EPA science board criticizes Trump administration’s environmental proposals
Environmental News

EPA science board criticizes Trump administration’s environmental proposals

Washington (CNN)Members of the Environmental Protection Agency’s own Scientific Advisory Board are raising concerns about several of the Trump administration’s environmental priorities, including on auto emissions rules and clean water regulations.That’s surprising because the Trump administration has overhauled the panel of scientists, dismissing about half of its previous membership and raising alarms in the environmental…

Michael Phelps shows us how much water we’re wasting when we brush our teeth
Conservation

Michael Phelps shows us how much water we’re wasting when we brush our teeth

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Hasbro’s Baby Yoda Toys Coming in 2020 Are Just Adorable
Nature & Science

Hasbro’s Baby Yoda Toys Coming in 2020 Are Just Adorable

Home News Image 1 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Image 2 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Image 3 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Image 4 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Image 5 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Image 6 of 6(Image credit: Hasbro)Hasbro has revealed a new line of “Star Wars” products featuring “The Child” (a.k.a. “The Mandalorian” breakout character Baby Yoda) that are available to preorder and will…

Why Conservatives Who Know Climate Science Is Real Won’t Speak Up
Environmental News

Why Conservatives Who Know Climate Science Is Real Won’t Speak Up

Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images The Republican Party is the only major right-of-center party in the world that refuses to acknowledge the link between greenhouse-gas emissions and rising global temperatures. The major cause of this is one liberals are well aware of: The party’s climate stance is controlled by a combination of fossil-fuel interests and active…

Is Palo Santo Endangered?
Conservation

Is Palo Santo Endangered?

No, but, you should probably reconsider how you are using it. VideoShutterstockDec. 16, 2019Palo santo — the aromatic wood that has been used for traditional healing and in spiritual ceremonies in indigenous and mestizo Latin American cultures for centuries — has seen a growth in commercial popularity alongside concerns about its conservation status. Its popularity…