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
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…
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