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New Jersey’s numerical nutrient criterion used to protect streams is too high

A new way of measuring the relative habitability of freshwater environments for fish and aquatic insects suggests that New Jersey's water monitoring and treatment...

Frequent fires make droughts harder for young trees, even in wet eastern forests

Forests in the eastern United States may have had it easy compared to their western counterparts, with the intense, prolonged droughts and wildfires that...

Stormwater ponds not a major source of greenhouse gas emissions

Stormwater retention ponds, a ubiquitous feature in developed landscapes worldwide, are not a significant source of climate-warming nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions, a new Duke...