We have to understand that we cannot perpetrate a mass extinction and come out winners.
It’s easy to get depressed and feel helpless in the face of the cascading effects of climate change we’re experiencing today: mega-wildfires, extreme heat and drought, flooding, hurricanes on steroids…
When we pick up a piece of fruit, bar of chocolate or package of flour, we don’t often think of the massive amounts of agricultural waste — the stems, leaves, seed pods and more — that never make it off the farm…
Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less traffic, noise, congestion and pollution. Roads and parking lots devoted to cars take up a lot of land…
If it did nothing else, the emergence of Covid-19 a year ago underscored for all of us the importance of anticipating and preparing for — and, as appropriate, steering the course of — things that might happen in the future…
The image of the canary in the coal mine is used over and over again to refer to many aspects of the climate catastrophe.
Early in 2012, I started having debilitating cognitive lapses, pressure headaches, nausea and worse when around wireless and electronic devices.
When children feel connected to nature, they are more likely to report good health and a sense of well-being, more likely to get high scores for creative thinking, and more inclined to show cooperative, helping behaviors.
Storytellers are the makers of culture and the shapers of consciousness.
It’s not just about planting trees. At least that’s how sustainability expert Peter Vos sees it, when talking about nature-based solutions.
It has become almost a cliché to discuss the benefits of hemp, the supposed wonder plant with almost endless uses— from woven fibers to edible seeds to bioplastics…
American conservationists have said and done terribly racist things over the years. Now is the opportunity to center justice.
Candidate Joe Biden proposed the most ambitious climate policy of any presidential candidate in history. Can President Biden deliver?
The first time I made dirt, I was 10 years old. I was in the woods of Maine attending six weeks of sleep-away summer camp.
What happens when climate change disturbs the environment, causing shifts in animals’ microbiomes?
Protecting Half Of The Planet Is The Best Way To Fight Climate Change And Biodiversity Loss – We've Mapped The Key Places To Do It
The Global Safety Net pinpoints locations around the globe that must be protected to slow climate change and species loss. And the science shows that there is no time to lose.
Humanity's destruction of nature has made an estimated two in five plant species worldwide at risk of extinction, according to an assessment published Wednesday by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in the United Kingdom.
One of nature’s epic events is underway: Monarch butterflies’ fall migration. Departing from all across the United States and Canada, the butterflies travel up to 2,500 miles to cluster at the same locations…
If we focus on the best possible outcomes, journalist Judith D. Schwartz argues together we can restore ecosystems.