Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental benefits of so-called "seasteading" as opposed to building more housing and communities on land? -- Marge Weston, Camden, NJ
Dear EarthTalk: I hear a lot about Patagonia doing the right thing by the environment, but what about the rest of the outdoor gear and apparel industry? --Jean Phillips, Hamilton, NY
Dear EarthTalk: Do animals respond to or enjoy music recorded or played live by humans?
-- Jane W., Herndon, VA
Dear EarthTalk:With all the crazy heat waves around the world this summer, how could anyone still claim that climate change isn't anything to worry about? -- Randy Smith, Providence, RI
Dear EarthTalk:What are some ways that companies can encourage or incentivize their employees to live greener and promote sustainability?-- Jane Bussbaum, Troy, NY
Dear EarthTalk: Are modern-day hunting practices having any noticeable evolutionary or behavioral effects on wildlife populations? -- Bill Cochrane, New York, NY
Dear EarthTalk: As a member of Joe Public, is it possible to monitor pesticide levels when my neighboring farmer sprays his fields? I have wild bees and am concerned that they are being affected. -- Mickey Proctor, Ames, IA
Dear EarthTalk: Is ridesharing via companies like Uber and Lyft good or bad for the environment overall?--Jeff Timotheos, Akron, OH
Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used to fight climate change and otherwise protect the environment? -- David James, Chico, CA
Artificial Intelligence (AI), defined as the capability of machines to imitate intelligent human behavior and learn from data, is considered by many to be the final frontier of computing. And environmentalists and tech companies are now harnessing the power of AI to service to the environment.