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Palm oil: not the evil we think it is
Oil palm is a globally important crop, but our hatred of it stops us from pushing for better ways…
Can medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment?
Farmers in the high Himalayas partner with a U.S.–based nonprofit to cultivate medicinal plants…
Tracking the fate of ancient carbon in the Siberian Arctic
The Siberian Arctic is one of the most remote and pristine corners of the planet. During the brief…
New life for the artificial leaf?
Research in laboratories around the world is moving the promise of artificial photosynthesis closer…
Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called Earth
Amid the daily deluge of bad news about the environment (Another species lost! Hottest year ever…
To feed the world in 2050 we have to change course
In order to feed a growing population we need to focus on reducing biofuel production and food…
The man behind Africa’s growing digital democratization movement
Tech guru Erik Hersman aims to change the world by changing information flow from “top down” to…
Can sports make sustainability mainstream?
The global reach of sports is something sustainability advocates can only dream of — and it could…
It will probably be hard to avoid
this Thanksgiving, but until production is done better, you should try.
: Recycle your old phone, light up the world:
" We do need to plan better for recycling products after use
Recycle your old phone, light up the world:
We're thankful for people like
, so the rest of us know what we're facing.
What do you think - is small farming or Big Ag the right path to feeding the world in 2050?
If the Queen of England can do it, so can you. Royal Palaces join
: Ranking the world's best–and worst–palm oil companies in terms of sustainability
: Confused about
? Here are 10 things you need to know ft
Two dogs kept as pets in Europe or U.S. use more resources in a year than the average person living in Bangladesh.
: How old blu-ray discs improve solar energy efficiency: