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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink

    Overfishing is depleting oceans across the globe, but China’s enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels is having an outsize impact....
    Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:00:33 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/30/world/asia/chinas-appetite-pushes-fisheries-to-the-brink.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. A Plan to Poison the Wild Hogs of Texas

    From preventing strokes to killing pigs, this drug does it all....
    Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:30:01 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/opinion/sunday/a-plan-to-poison-the-wild-hogs-of-texas.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. China’s Environmental Woes, in Films That Go Viral, Then Vanish

    Wang Jiuliang’s documentaries on topics like unregulated garbage dumps are internet sensations in China, but they are short-lived online....
    Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:00:04 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/chinas-environmental-woes-in-films-that-go-viral-then-vanish.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

In the Spotlight

Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins

Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.

Learn more about JHU solar

 

Ideas in Action

Think before you print.

Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.