University of Minnesota
Canadian freelance science writer
Tim Lougheed has worked as a freelance writer in Ottawa, Canada, since 1991. A past president of the Canadian Science Writers' Association, he covers a broad range of topics in science, technology, medicine and education.
Facing up to Phosphorus
Who’s keeping organic food honest?
An informal network among farmers may be more important than federal regulation in building trust…
How climate risk is like a flaming truck barreling toward us, and why it’s time to hit the brakes
A narrow escape from a catastrophic car accident sheds new light on an even bigger threat.
What does technology do to our relationship with the environment?
As more apps and other online tools connect users with the outdoors, we walk a fine line between…
These maps show changes in global meat consumption by 2024. Here’s why that matters.
As more people eat more meat, quantity is not the only concern; the nature of the beast makes a…
How institutional investors can alleviate climate change while boosting the global economy
By investing in clean energy in developing countries, investors can reduce greenhouse gas emissions…
Pavel Kabat: Bringing science to the SDGs
Scientists can be very good at creating new knowledge in a specific topic area, then dropping it…
Can software save salt marshes?
Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened…
Martín von Hildebrand: An audacious plan for the Amazon
Martín von Hildebrand is one of the most extraordinary conservation leaders you may have never…
: Interesting piece: Who’s keeping organic food honest? by Liz Carlisle in Ensia
How long will ocean warming last?
Technology for restoring wildlife to the wild, wild west
Five US states where
could be disastrous
story on chem regulation mentioned in
edited Best Sci & Nature Writing 2015!
New York is transforming its energy systems. Meet the "czar" in charge.
: Who’s keeping organic food honest? Great piece by Liz Carlisle
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: Who's Keeping Organic Food Honest?
We walk a fine line between enhancing and degrading nature-based experiences
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