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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…
Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks?
As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should humans lend…
If Our Planet Had a Say, Here’s Where Future Roads Would Go
A new global ‘roadmap’ shows where to put roads for maximum benefit and least cost to the Earth.
Journalists - check out new fellowship for science reporting in the Global South:
: Interview: Why We Fight for Environmental and
: In 2006, 85% of Denmark's production was coming from fossil fuels, the rest from green sources. By 2040, 85% will b…
Status quo: Only 1/3 of merchant fleet waste ends up back at port. Better idea: Second Life for Shipping Waste
: Is conservation extinct? great article by
explores the question.
NEW Video: What happens to the 2/3 of shipping waste that isn't offloaded in the Port of Rotterdam?
: Cleaning Up With Rent-a-Chemical
Have an environmental story to tell, but don't know how? Ensia's mentor program could be for you:
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: Indoor air pollution is the world's deadliest environmental problem — killing 4 million a year
: "Why eating invasive species is a bad idea"- well at least not a silver-bullet