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Category Archives: Environmental Science

Ruth Patrick at Microscope

Five Highlights of the Last Century

Scientific discoveries, new “furniture,” and more.

Hurricane Harvey

Even after floodwaters recede, they hold danger

Seaweed: The New Superfood

An artsy look as a common ocean plant

Dinosaur-Era Plant Found Alive

First-time find in North America

Into the Trees

Filling in the gaps from Mexico.

Find modern traces in your backyard, and then check out Backyard Adventures, the exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Modern Traces

Hunt for traces in your backyard, urban neighborhood, or local park.

In Support of the Paris Climate Accord

A message from the Academy president.