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Lela Nargi

Lela Nargi

Lela Nargi is a veteran journalist who writes about science, food and food policy, and sustainability for a wide variety of outlets, including Civil Eats, NPR’s The Salt, Sierra, Mental Floss, and Science News for Students. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

A tree in a native forest planted by Afforestt

The Miyawaki Method: A Better Way to Build Forests?

India’s forest production company is following the tenets of the master Japanese botanist, restoring biodiversity in resource-depleted communities.
A cow in a field

Can Cows Help Mitigate Climate Change? Yes, They Can!

Livestock emit greenhouse gases. They also can sequester carbon and boost biodiversity.