University of Minnesota
Stephanie Xenos is a Twin Cities-based arts writer with a special interest in visual arts as well as the intersection of art and environment. She is a regular contributor to Mpls/St Paul magazine and is currently hard at work on her first novel.
Power to the People
Second Hand: Artists Turn Trash to Treasure
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…
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
: 95% of forest destruction in Brazil Amazon occurred w/n 5 km of roads. New global ‘roadmap’ shows where to put roads
: Our latest for
: A Model for Communal
: As we debate
& next steps, disagreement is a strength, not weakness
Driven by risk & responsibility, corporations are way ahead of governments in pricing carbon:
: "There is no peak sun. There is no peak wind. We struck sun and wind before we struck oil" -
: Where climate change ranks with Americans as a threat:
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