Startups worldwide convert refuse into energy, biomaterials, and more food.
Waste-to-energy involves generating electricity by converting waste into gasses. Many are wondering: does it work? And is it scalable?
Dr. Ruth Gates worked tirelessly to conserve coral reefs, promoting a controversial idea called assisted evolution.
The cradle of civilization may not support our civilization anymore.
Hurricanes like Sandy destroy coastlines. Clams and oysters help keep them together.
Using CRISPR, scientists try to turn an obscure plant into the next favorite crop, groundcherries.
Manhattan and Dubai are both bustling, crowded cities with dense populations. So do Manhattanites have smaller ecological footprints?
Neither banning nor recycling will rid us of Styrofoam. Can we live without it?
Los Angeles's bountiful agricultural land was devoured by runaway suburbanization, a process which began long before the post-war era.
Can we reconcile our growing appetite for meat with our desire to treat factory animals better?