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
Christine Bader: Conversation With a Corporate Idealist
Girl meets Big Oil. Girl falls in love with Big Oil. And then? First-time author Christine Bader…
Cultivating the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders
International corporate volunteerism gives future leaders real-life experience facing challenges in…
One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make
For centuries, coastal wetlands were considered worthless. It’s time to acknowledge the…
Biomimicry Goes To School
As the planet warms, people around the world are turning to air conditioning to keep cool, thus…
Pay Now or Pay More Later
The current price the U.S. places on carbon dioxide emitted is low because it ignores things we now…
Mapping the Course
It’s time to start using technology more effectively to protect our oceans.
Why Rare Earth Recycling Is Rare (And What We Can Do About It)
As demand for high-tech devices grows, so does interest in recycling the esoteric metals that make…
Food + Energy = Crisis?
Bringing intensive farming practices to the developing world could help meet escalating food…
Food for thought on large multinational land deals:
U.S. State Department Delays Keystone XL Decision
What will it take to save our oceans? Maybe it's time to map a new course.
: Big business & bigger challenges
A conversation w/ corporate idealist
: ICV yields accelerated learning experience for future leaders.
: This isn't your granddaddy's drought says
after talking to farmers in Texas
With several dozen new dams planned in Brazil alone, this new research from
is more important than ever.
: Jane Lubchenco and
nail it on the win-win of investing in coastal wetlands.
“Extreme levels” of Herbicide Roundup Found in Food
An endearing love letter to food (waste). New video via
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