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Category Archives: Environmental Science

What Goes Into Controlled Burn?

Academy’s Stephen Mason explains.

A Beginners Guide to Composting

Learn more about how composting helps our environment, and how to get started.

A Peek at the Past

A Look Toward the Future, Opens Oct. 10

Day in the Life of a Creek

Green dye helps scientists track unhealthful waters.

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