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?
Palm oil: not the evil we think it is
Oil palm is a globally important crop, but our hatred of it stops us from pushing for better ways…
Can medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment?
Farmers in the high Himalayas partner with a U.S.–based nonprofit to cultivate medicinal plants…
Tracking the fate of ancient carbon in the Siberian Arctic
The Siberian Arctic is one of the most remote and pristine corners of the planet. During the brief…
New life for the artificial leaf?
Research in laboratories around the world is moving the promise of artificial photosynthesis closer…
Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called Earth
Amid the daily deluge of bad news about the environment (Another species lost! Hottest year ever…
To feed the world in 2050 we have to change course
In order to feed a growing population we need to focus on reducing biofuel production and food…
The man behind Africa’s growing digital democratization movement
Tech guru Erik Hersman aims to change the world by changing information flow from “top down” to…
Can sports make sustainability mainstream?
The global reach of sports is something sustainability advocates can only dream of — and it could…
"Numbers like that scare the bejesus out of environmental scientists like me"
How to create less trash: The ups & downs of a
Artificial photosynthesis -- what is it & when will it be here?
Is the problem too many people or too much consumption?
Two dogs kept as pets in Europe or U.S. use more resources in a year than the average person living in Bangladesh.
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To feed 2050 world: ☐ intensify big ag OR ☐ encourage small-scale farming w/ less biofuel & meat. What do u think?
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: Palm Oil: is it really as evil as we think?
explores one of the most hated plants on Earth...