Architectural engineering expert Simi Hoque explains how the pandemic has affected our energy use and how to conserve energy when working from home.
‘Nest Shading’ Conservation Technique Must Be Carefully Deployed in Order to Protect Sea Turtle Populations, According to New Study
A technique used by conservationists to help preserve sea turtle populations by shading their nests might actually do more harm than good if not properly monitored, according to a new study by veteran environmental science […]
Quick Take: Why is Legionnaire’s Disease Making a Comeback?
Legionnaire’s disease, a waterborne bacterial infection that got its name after an outbreak at a large American Legion gathering in Philadelphia just over 40 years ago, had been near elimination across much of the world […]
ICYMI: Ghana’s Bird Population Plummets as Loggers Raze Rainforest
Ghana’s lush rainforests are some of the most beautiful — and rich in biodiversity — in the world. Until recently, nearly 200 species of birds have thrived in the shady understory layer between the canopy […]
Could Recycling Wastewater Solve California’s Water Problem?
California is currently in the midst of a four-year drought. And after record-low snowfalls over the winter, Gov. Jerry Brown imposed water use restrictions for the first time in the state’s history. His plan to […]
Drexel Snapshot x2: Conserving Central African Wildlife Diversity
Central Africa’s Congo Basin is a biodiversity hotspot, meaning it’s a region with an incredibly rich array of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else—and which face threats to survival that include […]
Environmental Science 101, Day 1: Get Stuck In Mud
Remember when intro courses meant big lecture halls and sweeping overviews of everything there is to know about a discipline? Not this time. Environmental Science 101 at Drexel began in the mud. Freshmen majoring in environmental […]
A Monkey Movie with a Message
Bioko Island may be the last remaining place on Earth you could call a monkey paradise; its environment is one of the most densely populated with monkeys in all of Africa. Its landscape of lush […]