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?
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…
Why Eating Invasive Species Is a Bad Idea
Gastronomy is no silver bullet for controlling invasive species.
We got coral reefs into this mess - here's how we can get them out:
keeps the environment healthy, too. How green is your hospital?
Should our buildings be made of wood instead of concrete? Read the story & add your insights:
Is there still time to bring coral reefs back from the brink?
? Some scientists say no: my article for
NEW: How we can save coral reefs (and why we should want to)
Great ideas for greening prisons:
Who owns groundwater? California’s drought underscores the need to improve how we divvy up a resource in demand.
Feeling hot in the land down under? You can thank climate change.
: Has Meat Met Its Match?