Interesting map showing hotspots of compact fluorescent and LED lightbulb sales.
A brief review of Stephen Hren's Tales from the Sustainable Underground.
Microscopic plastic beads from skin care products showing up in the Great Lakes and elsewhere.
The Wall Street Journal has a nice interactive feature called Waste Lands: America's forgotten nuclear legacy that includes maps and details on the history and current status of Manhattan Project sites.
I continue my effort to downsize; please help me Get Rid of Stuff!.
Causes included drought and the removal of native vegetation to make way for farms. Estimates put the total weight of displaced soil in the hundreds of millions of tons. The storm and others like it had catastrophic effects on agriculture and farmers, and forced thousands of people to leave the area.