water quality

Sampling the algae bloom; unusually warm sea surface temperatures/NOAA

'Blob' may be to blame: Massive toxic algae blooms forcing seafood bans

Marine detectives already have a suspect: a large patch of water running as much as 3C degrees warmer than normal in the northeast Pacific Ocean, nicknamed "the blob."
Forest certification program is logging industry Greenwash, says report

Forest certification program is logging industry greenwash: report

“It’s an industry creating its own watchdog. It’s ridiculous that we let the industry tell us they’re good for forestry when it’s just not true,” says ForestEthics campaigner.

Polluting the three most important things in life

I’m visiting China for the first time this week, and the scale of the pollution has really shocked me.