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
Is Sharing Really Green?
Many have sung the sharing economy’s environmental praises, but the evidence may not be there to…
Has Meat Met Its Match?
Sensitized to the environmental costs of livestock, a new generation eyes options for changing our…
What Is Natural Capital, Anyway?
Wikipedia defines natural capital as “the stock of natural ecosystems that yields a flow of…
The Secret to Real Sustainability
Truly sustainable decisions start with looking at the big picture.
Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder
Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry?
If a Tree Falls in a Virtual Forest…
Could augmented and virtual reality games convince humans to do something about climate change?
We Need Stronger, Smarter Electrical Grids
The way we generate, deliver and use power must change drastically if we are to meet the needs of…
In Water We Trust
Downstream beneficiaries of clean water are anteing up to protect water supplies at their source.
: Sad. Given the unlikelihood of every child having a “wild” nature experience, researchers are on the hunt …
A matter of mining: Is it sustainable or not? Here's two sides of the argument:
Faith groups have been on the forefront of the environmental movement for decades. Why aren't they being recognized?
We did think about it - but "Voices" are opinion pieces & as such have more latitude ... so leave it to readers to react. (Thanks!)
diversity! 20,000 non-Apis
more resistant to disease and climate change than the 'lone honeybee'
Millennials are spearheading a change in our transportation culture. How will this affect our cities?
: Gd challenging piece
- we shouldn't assume
will deliver Eco benefits
: Native bees are important for food
Can you have your steak and be kind to the planet, too?
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