Despite available resources to properly dispose of trash, illegal dumping has increased on Nevada public lands.
With climate change making the Sierra Nevada receive less moisture and become warmer, agriculture in the region will have to learn to adapt to the new conditions.
A new bill could help to fight back against America’s mounting e-waste issue.
Nevada is predicted to keep getting drier.
The Dixie Valley Toad lives in one location in the entire world – a small spring-fed wetland near Fallon, Nevada. Ormat Technologies Inc., has proposed a geothermal project in that exact location, threatening to make the toad extinct.
Nevada ranks the worst for mental health in the United States, but service dogs can help provide emotional support to people experiencing PTSD, suicidal thoughts, drug and alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues.
Nevada has many places with potential for geothermal energy, but unfortunately, they are far away from the state’s big cities.
The Healthy Nevada Project can sequence your DNA to tell if you are genetically at-risk for developing certain diseases.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is proving problematic for the solar industry, there’s a more fundamental challenge: the sun doesn’t always shine. Read how one power plant in Nevada was able to find an unusual way around that issue, and why others may be taking a different approach in the near future: batteries.
Cheatgrass is an invasive plant that is contributing to hotter and more frequent fires in the intermountain West. And, it’s tough to eradicate.