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.
What’s in those new plastic pipes delivering drinking water?
What does technology do to our relationship with the environment?
The secret to sustainable development? Girls.
Health and neighborhood are too often linked. These people are out to change that.
Across the U.S. people are trying to reduce inequities in how environment affects physical…
Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it’s too late?
Conservationists seek to eradicate the deadly Asian invader, but finding funds to do so is proving…
How three U.S. mini-farms are sowing the seeds of global food security
Tiny, biointensive operations show smallholder farmers from around the world how they can grow far…
8 maps show plastic’s impact on the world’s oceans — and what’s being done about it
The world’s oceans are awash in plastic pollution, and as these maps and charts show, the situation…
We need a global treaty on plastics. Here’s what it should look like.
Plastic pollution is more than an ocean problem, and it’s time we treat it as such.
This man turned an opium field into a sustainable coffee farm in Thailand
Somsak Sriphumthong is on a caffeine-fueled mission.
5 reasons sustainability will transform the global economy
Customers want it, regulations are moving toward it and investors are seeking it out.
What happens when the needs of endangered tigers and endangered people collide?
As government works to save big cats from extinction, indigenous forest dwellers pursue peaceful…
: The cane toad marches on to Madagascar
Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it's too late?
Corporate sponsors at Yosemite? The case against privatizing national parks
: Reducing inequities in how environment affects
Study Finds Biofuels Worse for
The U.S. is trying to reduce inequities in how environment affects physical well-being.
Why you should grab a piece of the sharing economy
Why aren’t we more freaked out about Louisiana?
: On a mission to change the neighborhood-health connection.
: Health & neighborhood are often linked. These people are out to change that
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