Maine could get a large economic boost and provide critically needed housing by manufacturing compact, highly efficient homes.
About Sea Change
Sea Change provides commentary on contemporary environmental challenges. It tackles an array of topics from a local vantage point – from energy challenges and pollution concerns to health and sustainability practices.
Maine requires federal climate leadership and support for its emerging Climate Action Plan. With election day nearing, only one major presidential candidate has shared his strategy for how to address global warming.
A new book by a noted insect researcher outlines how a collective effort among property owners could help restore ecological health
As weather patterns in the Northeast change, expect a growing dichotomy between soil-damaging rain events and more regular drought conditions.
Maine should take the lead in protecting citizens from tear gas at public demonstrations.
The weakening of federal air quality standards over the past four years and the increased health risk that comes with COVID-19 are direct threats to Mainers with breathing problems.
At times of severe societal and economic upheaval, Victory Gardens helped Americans weather hardships and support others in need. As the coronavirus pandemic progresses, a spike in seed sales shows people turning to the old ritual once more.
Like trees in a storm, the basic life supports we count on for nourishment and health have proven far more brittle and vulnerable than we ever imagined. The pandemic has revealed fundamental fault lines in our social fabric, laying bare enduring racial and environmental injustices.
As Maine’s farmers and growers adjust to disruptions caused by the coronavirus, their work has become even more critical to a state food supply that’s been disrupted by binge-shopping and growing pandemic-related anxiety.
Glaciologists at the University of Maine are working to determine if rapidly melting glaciers in Antarctica have experienced regrowth following periods of retreat in the past.
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