How Urbanization Affects the Environment

Infographic contributed by Kenneth Gray, Gottcha Wildlife Until very recently, nearly all of the world’s population lived in rural areas and lived from farming or hunting, but the percentage who live in urban areas has recently increased dramatically. According to … Continue reading

The ugly politics of the Dan River coal ash spill

On February 2, 2014, a coal ash retention pond in Eden, North Carolina ruptured and spewed 39,000 tons of coal ash and contaminated water into the Dan River. The ash quickly traveled as much as 70 miles downstream. The politics quickly … Continue reading