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.
Antarctica is changing rapidly. Meet the researchers working at the edge of the world.
Did you know the National Science Foundation through the United States Antarctic Program sends…
“Novel ecosystems” are a Trojan horse for conservation
They provide a license to trash nature if they provide ecosystem services
The Southwest’s most important number
By mapping a key indicator of droughts, pests and wildfire in arid places, scientists offer hope…
Saving Morocco’s endangered Barbary macaques
Morocco’s Barbary macaque shouldn’t be endangered — the small primates native to North Africa…
The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you
It’s time to pay attention to a startling stealth killer
Can big data save the last of India’s wild tigers?
Analyzing 25,000 individual observations, wildlife managers find clues to help stop poachers in…
Envision 2050: The future of protected areas
The idea of setting aside areas of land and water to be protected against human activities has…
Suburban sprawl doesn’t have to be ecologically devastating
As development gobbles up open space, conservationists take a fresh look at subdivisions with…
"Pretty much all the technology the world needs for a clean, green future is already available"
: Meet the world’s first bike made entirely from recycled material
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: A surprise find under Greenland's ice sheet could speed its melt:
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"Coral reefs have been deteriorating since the 1970s under a cascade of human impacts."
: Next month 1st ever
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