University of Minnesota
Cities, science and design writer
Nate Berg is a writer who covers cities, science and design. He's a former staff writer at
The Atlantic Cities
and his work has appeared in publications such as
The New York Times
. He is based in Los Angeles.
Urban Infrastructure: What Would Nature Do?
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…
Why Eating Invasive Species Is a Bad Idea
Gastronomy is no silver bullet for controlling invasive species.
Dancing Bees Waggle the Way to Happier Habitat
Honeybee waggle dancers are helping researchers identify conservation best practices.
The Environmental Attackers
Editor’s note: Throughout 2014–15, Tom Miller and Nuin-Tara Key of PrettyGoodProductions will be…
Manage forests sustainably? The people of Guna Yala appear to have it figured out:
: Ensia: “The best thing you could do for the Amazon is to blow up all the roads.” These might sound like the words...
: Is eating
counter-productive? The cons of an "eat 'em to beat 'em" strategy:
Sobering environmental murder stories & statistics: Dying to save the world
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: As climate changes, should we move forests? Time for Trees to Pack their trunks?
Global Warmings: Fascinating look at how scientists are working to predict sudden shifts in ecosystems
: A New Generation of GMOs
Is your community looking to upgrade its municipal
system? Read this first! Rethinking Big Water
Good read for CSOs: six “wedges” that, when combined in various ways in different places, can mitigate water stress