A Food Desert in an Urban Neighborhood
Food deserts have complex causes, and require multiple solutions.
Why National Pride Could Make or Break Climate Action
Nationalism and environmentalism have a history of pairing in dark ways. What does this mean for international climate negotiations?
What We’re Reading in 2020
Funk music, floating cities, poetic prose, and a return to the classics.
How Much Carbon Will It Cost to Read This Story?
Just how significant is the internet’s carbon footprint?
Waste-to-Energy: Sustainability Solution or Ponzi Scheme?
Waste-to-energy involves generating electricity by converting waste into gasses. Many are wondering: does it work? And is it scalable?
The Key to Environmentally-Friendly Urban Planning
Manhattan and Dubai are both bustling, crowded cities with dense populations. So do Manhattanites have smaller ecological footprints?
Hippo Poop Kills Fish, but There’s an Upside
A robot disguised as a crocodile is helping scientists understand that mass fish die-offs serve a purpose.
An Astro-Ecology Team Brings Stellar Software Down to Earth
This new AI will protect endangered species from poachers, says a team of conservationists and astrophysicists.