University of Minnesota
Freelance writer and editor
Joe Hart is a freelance writer, editor and musician based in rural Wisconsin where he lives with his three children. Hart's magazine features have been widely published in the Midwest, and he is a former contributing editor for
Recycling Carpets For Car Parts
It’s time to bring nature into our built environments
The best design includes nature at its core.
How we can save coral reefs (and why we should want to)
As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue the…
What’s Happening to the Birds?
Following in Rachel Carson’s footsteps, a new generation of scientists investigates a new…
A Model for Communal Forest Management
Guna Yala, an autonomous indigenous territory inside Panama, is one of the most unusual places on…
A New Generation of GMOs
Is synthetic biology on its way to our farms, markets and tables?
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…
Should scientists intervene to save coral reefs impacted by climate change?
: A Bottom Up Approach to
Similar to strategy in this 2013 piece
Bring Your Plant to Work Day? Why incorporating nature into your office is good for you, your boss & the environment
Food for thought for
: Changing the Global Food Narrative
: I love a good burger, but it takes 500 gallons (1892 litres) of water to make one burger. Yikes.
: Intressant om att ta naturen till kontoren! Möjlighet att minska stressen, och öka miljömedvetenheten.
: Ecosystems Are Not Machines
Want to grow as a journalist and go all in on the green beat? Apply to the Grist Fellowship. Deadline Oct 10.
: World Toilet Day. Hopefully, promoting more
solutions than using drinking water to transport sh*t.
: Yesterday we released a report showing that global wildlife populations fell 52% since 1970
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