Pollution

Seabirds deposit microplastics onto Arctic

November 16, 2020

Seabirds in the Arctic may be removing microplastics from the ocean and dumping them right back on land. “Colonial seabirds could be acting as an important source ...

Researchers focus on microplastics

February 25, 2020

A group of five-dozen researchers are gathering in Bramerton, Washington, this week to gauge the risk of microplastic pollution in the region and help plan how to ...

Polluted sea lions poison condors

August 10, 2016

Marine mammals are so polluted that they are poisoning endangered condors, according to a new study. California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) that fed on marine ...

Pollution may send pollinators off-course

July 21, 2016

For pollinating insects, the scent of a flower is no mere sensory treat. It is a beacon showing the way to essential resources. But air pollution can destroy those ...