I am a second-generation science fiction fan; my parents have been Star Trek fans since the ‘60s, and I grew
California’s autumn 2018 Camp Fire wildfire was the deadliest and most destructive fire in the state’s history and the deadliest
A lot is being said these days about pollution in waterways, how to prevent it, and how to clean up
Engineered nanoparticles (NPs) are now components of thousands of consumer products, including personal care products, sporting goods, solar panels, and
The first time I used a hand-held sparkler was just a year ago. As I watched small sparks fly off
Plastic debris in our water is a huge pollution problem, and just one source of that pollution is the tiny microbeads that have been widely used in personal care products. In this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Richard Thompson, a Professor of Marine Biology at Plymouth University and an expert on the effects of plastic debris in the marine environment. We discuss the recent federal ban on microbeads and what consumers can do to be more sustainable in our day-to-day use of plastics.
Earlier this year I went to Mexico for spring break. During my trip I visited sinkholes (called cenotes) and Xcaret,