A Trillion Cicadas to Swarm the USA

This spring brings an unusual biological spectacle to the USA: a double cicada invasion. Billions of insects will populate parts of the country, with some experts predicting at least a trillion noisy cicadas by June. Harmless Insects For insect haters, it’s a nightmare, even though the cicadas are harmless. Recognizable […]

Rising Sea Levels Threaten U.S. Southern Coastal Communities

The grim consequences of global warming are making their presence felt globally, with the coldest regions often bearing witness to the dramatic collapse of vast ice blocks and arid areas grappling with severe droughts and water scarcity. However, one of the most stealthy yet rapid increases in sea level on […]

U.S. Limits Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken decisive action to address the presence of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the drinking water supply. This Wednesday, the agency announced the implementation of stringent limits for several common types of PFAS, often referred to as “forever chemicals” due to their persistence in the […]