Savannah Christiansen

Hemlock art installation

As Eastern hemlock trees die off, an art installation creates space for reflection and mourning

Climate change is spurring the hemlock wooly adelgid, an invasive insect, to move further north, and it’s bringing down many hemlock trees.

As Eastern hemlock trees die off, an art installation creates space for reflection and mourning
Craft urban foraging

Online map helps city dwellers find wild produce growing in their neighborhoods

Online map helps city dwellers find wild produce growing in their neighborhoods
Miami sunny day tidal flooding

Does a new GOP proposal to create a carbon tax have a chance?

Does a new GOP proposal to create a carbon tax have a chance?
NASA Florida at night

Scientists are learning more about the adverse health effects of LEDs

Scientists are learning more about the adverse health effects of LEDs
Corn, or maize

The global corn crop is vulnerable to the effects of climate change

The global corn crop is vulnerable to the effects of climate change
Broiler chickens

As demand for organics grows, the US relies more on imported products

Organic foods are becoming more popular every year in the US. But when it comes to basic commodity grains like corn and soy, American farmers have been slow to go organic, so imports are meeting the demand.

As demand for organics grows, the US relies more on imported products
Smokestack and trees

As global carbon dioxide levels climb, plants are becoming better at photosynthesis

Plants are responding to rising levels of carbon dioxide by performing more photosynthesis and using water more efficiently.

As global carbon dioxide levels climb, plants are becoming better at photosynthesis