University of Minnesota
Emily Sohn is a freelance journalist in Minneapolis whose stories have appeared in the
Los Angeles Times, Discovery News, Smithsonian, Health, Backpacker, Science News, U.S. News & World Report, Minnesota Monthly
and other publications.
Second Life for Shipping Waste
According to the World Ocean Review, the global merchant fleet has a capacity to carry more than 1…
Cleaning Up With Rent-a-Chemical
Lease programs are emerging as a safer, more environmentally friendly way to manage chemicals.
A Tree Grows in Ho Chi Minh City
As cities become bigger and more populated over the coming decades, how they will be built will…
Why Eating Invasive Species Is a Bad Idea
Gastronomy is no silver bullet for controlling invasive species.
Dancing Bees Waggle the Way to Happier Habitat
Honeybee waggle dancers are helping researchers identify conservation best practices.
The Environmental Attackers
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Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks?
As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should humans lend…
If Our Planet Had a Say, Here’s Where Future Roads Would Go
A new global ‘roadmap’ shows where to put roads for maximum benefit and least cost to the Earth.
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#Climatedoorstep: Where everyone – journalists, scientists, the public – can interact about climate change.
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How did the media do in covering climate change last year? Fascinating interactive from
: Some of us are more ready than others MT
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