Doug Moss

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Food Waste

Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental implications of all the food we throw away here in the United States? -- Mike Schiller, Cambridge, MA Food...

Environmental concerns in Haiti’s earthquake aftermath

Dear EarthTalk: What are the primary environmental concerns in the aftermath of the big earthquake in Haiti? -- Frank Dover, Portland, OR As would be...

Human population growth, migratory birds, and the spread of disease

Dear EarthTalk: How does growing human population, and its resultant landscape changes, affect the flight paths of migratory birds that might carry diseases? --...

Saving species on sinking islands

Dear EarthTalk: Are there any conservation efforts focused on animal species endemic to islands likely to be submerged by rising sea levels? --...

What’s better for the environment, sewers or septic systems?

Dear EarthTalk: What’s better for the local ecology, sewers or septic tanks? -- T.H., Darien, CT You probably won’t have much choice as to whether...