Regulatory failings underlying the PFAS crisis were evident 60 years ago and are more pronounced today.
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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.
The decline of beech, ash and hemlock will transform forest ecosystems, disrupt wildlife and exacerbate the climate crisis.
Discovering sources of — and solutions for — the microfibers entering soils and waters.
Adopting new legislation is far easier than changing regulatory culture.
Our food products contain more invisible and enduring contaminants than people realize.
Estimates of greenhouse gas emissions need to factor in all we consume.
“No Mow May” is one of many steps needed to make cultivated landscapes more ecological.
There was once a time that conveniences automatically implied life improvements. Those days are long gone.
Maine needs a concerted movement and coordinated leadership to expand the local food production essential to weather climate upheaval and supply chain disruptions.
As Maine generates more food-based compost, it should reduce throwaway packaging to minimize chemical contamination.
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