Tourists look at icebergs that have broken off of receding Breidamerkurjokull glacier, which looms behind, at Jokulsarlon lake on August 15, 2021 near Hof, Iceland.

Minding Tourism’s Communication Gap

Tourism is Iceland’s biggest industry, but tourists and staff are increasingly threatened by extreme weather linked to climate change. How to keep everyone safe?
Man typing on laptop. Subject view perspective. Wide angle.

A Bot Might Have Written This

ChatGPT is here. How can teachers and students proceed to use it with integrity?
The Virginia opossum

The Strange Career of the Lady Possum of the New World

Marsupials make people think of Australia, but Europeans encountered and described their first marsupial, the Virginia opossum, in 1499.
D.r Grace C. Meigs, Director of the Child Hygiene Division of the Children's Bureau, c. 1930

To Get Help for Sick Kids, Mothers Wrote to Washington

In the 1930s, mothers wrote to the US president and the federal Children’s Bureau asking for support for their sick children. They rarely received help.
Study of Hibiscus Plants by Adolf Senff

Plant of the Month: Hibiscus

Nearly synonymous with the global tropics and subtropics, hibiscus symbolizes the Caribbean’s transnational past, present, and future.
graffiti smiling face emoticon sprayed isolated on white background. vector illustration.

The Pitfalls of the Pursuit of Happiness

The pursuit of happiness is often considered an ideal, but it may be possible to have too much—or the wrong kind—of a good thing.
An olive grove infested with Xylella fastidiosa in Apulia, Italy.

The A-to-X of Olive Quick Decline Syndrome

The syndrome, caused by the bacterium Xyllella fastidiosa, was first detected in southern Italy in 2013. Can ancient olive orchards survive its effects?
Eight-port air sampler head by Glass Developments Ltd., London, 1971-1980

Object Lessons from the Modern Environmental Movement

This Earth Day, we're looking at the ominous slash beautiful material culture of the modern environmental movement.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses delegates before he signed the COP21 Climate Change Agreement on Earth Day, April 22, 2016, at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York, N.Y.

The Paris Agreement: Annotated

Adopted by almost 200 parties at the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference, the Paris Agreement captures international ambitions for cooperative climate action.
Watercolor painting of the earth by Martin Eklund

On Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with stories from JSTOR Daily.