Archive for the ‘soil’ Tag

Coming clean with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

In my last post I mentioned that I would look for ways to reduce our exposure to and production of PAHs, and I’ve spent some time searching for specific campaigns, but I haven’t found much that seems like an organized approach. Instead, I found a number of smaller recommendations for individual action. To reduce exposure […]

Posted February 25, 2017 by Mirka Zapletal in Pollution

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Changing patterns, changing forests

I’ve spent the last week enmeshed in the intricacies of climate change research and trying to understand how temperate forests will be impacted- and there were quite a few more variables than I had been anticipating. I guess I had assumed that warmer temperatures would mean shorter winters, earlier springs, and probably more bark beetles, […]