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
Sparking climate engagement through art and community
Can art and spectacle raise awareness of climate change? Organizers of a yearly gathering in…
These fires are huge, hidden and harmful. What can we do?
Smoldering peat gives off massive quantities of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, but the search…
Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move
The phrase “climate refugee” likely brings to mind images of people fleeing a low-lying Pacific…
The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?
Herbicides, insecticides and fungicides threaten the environment and human health in many parts of…
Katharine Hayhoe: Bridging the climate change divide
Katharine Hayhoe is a leading climate scientist at Texas Tech University and has been featured in…
Will outrage over recent murders help Honduran environmental activists achieve their goal?
Recent murders are affecting indigenous people’s efforts to protect the environment.
Animals to humans: Be quiet, already
Human noise is reshaping the soundscape — creating concerns for creatures on the edge.
Researchers around the world are learning from indigenous communities. Here’s why that’s a good thing.
From Canada’s Far North to Australia, pursuing a more respectful relationship between science and…
: Energy efficient low-income housing? Residents need it, likely can't afford it. Great read:
world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?
: Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move
Can Edible Ice-Cream Containers Reinvent Food Packaging?
Can superfoods boost the planet's health, too?
The Antarctic ozone hole has finally started to ‘heal'
It's time for the healthcare industry to raise its voice on
How business can close the climate gap, in 5 steps
Recent murders are affecting indigenous people’s efforts to protect the