The environmental cost of cruise ships, the history of climate science, human fertilizer as waste, and other top stories about sustainability and the environment.
Today’s headlines make climate change seem like a recent discovery. But Eunice Newton Foote and others have been piecing it together for centuries.
Cultivating a limited number of crops reduced the genetic diversity of plants, endangering harvests. Seed collectors hope to fix it by finding the plants’ wild cousins.
Tofu turkey was created in 1990, but some Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with veggie dishes over a century ago.
In eighteenth century Japan, human excrement played a vital role in agriculture. Can similar solutions help manage waste today?
Marine heatwaves are becoming stronger and more common as the climate warms.
The issues aren’t limited to extreme weather events or pest attacks.
Vintners may have to adjust their centuries-old traditions to keep the wines flowing
The industrial method of meat harvesting wastes a lot of food. Eco-conscious butchers are changing that.
Brewers are once again making beer from things that typically end up in one’s household trash, a 7,000-year-old custom.