University of Minnesota
Director, California Academy of Sciences
Jonathan Foley is the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. Foley's work focuses on the sustainability of our civilization and the global environment.
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity.
Changing the Global Food Narrative
Breaking the Cycle of Climate Inaction
Remembering the Dreams of Our Ancestors
The Change We Believe In, But Never Test
It’s Time to Rethink America’s Corn System
Obama: Stealth Climate Warrior?
New Problems Call for New Solutions
A Tale of Two Worlds
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…
Are legumes better than fertilizer in developing countries?
Can the Siberian Tiger Make a Comeback?
Why are so many auklets, from California to Canada, starving?
: 9 reasons not to be depressed about the planet
: Interview: Why Frontline Communities Need
in 2015 --
: Film preview: Meet the researchers working at the edge of the world.
: After December rains, California comes up dry:
: Abu Dhabi's
and Aviation Biofuels?
10 Cities On the Cutting Edge.
: Scandinavian-Style Sustainability