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Ensia is a magazine showcasing environmental solutions in action. Our mission is to share stories and spark conversations that motivate and empower people to create a more sustainable future.

Is biodiversity the best medicine?   Is biodiversity the best medicine? Forget laughter: Biodiversity could be the best medicine, at least when it comes to keeping plants… Notable
We can save individual species — but can we save entire ecosystems? nbsp; Feature We can save individual species — but can we save entire ecosystems?  
The newest strategy for saving bees is really, really old nbsp; Feature The newest strategy for saving bees is really, really old  
What will it take to get plastics out of the ocean? nbsp; Feature What will it take to get plastics out of the ocean?  
Global deforestation is decreasing. Or is it? nbsp; Feature Global deforestation is decreasing. Or is it?  
In 2016, rain forest conservation needs to focus on these two things nbsp; Voices In 2016, rain forest conservation needs to focus on these two things  
Top trends conservationists should be paying attention to — but aren’t   Top trends conservationists should be paying attention to — but aren’t Artificial intelligence, testosterone and ship tracking technology probably aren’t on many… Notable
Is zero deforestation possible for the Brazilian Amazon? nbsp; Voices Is zero deforestation possible for the Brazilian Amazon?  
Martín von Hildebrand: An audacious plan for the Amazon nbsp; Interview Martín von Hildebrand: An audacious plan for the Amazon  
The number one thing each of us can do to protect biodiversity nbsp; Voices The number one thing each of us can do to protect biodiversity  
Does a place still have value if it is of no use to humans? nbsp; Voices Does a place still have value if it is of no use to humans?  
New study finds 20 percent of natural habitats at risk from future development   New study finds 20 percent of natural habitats at risk from future development Human population is expected to soar to between 9 and 10 billion by 2050, with a growing number of… Notable
When planting trees does more harm than good   When planting trees does more harm than good Note to anyone who thinks planting trees is the bees’ knees: Grasslands are important, too. Notable
When conservation means killing nbsp; Article When conservation means killing  
92-year-old “Bluebird Man” is the epitome of citizen science in action nbsp; Video 92-year-old “Bluebird Man” is the epitome of citizen science in action  
Can bats reduce nut farmers’ pesticide use? nbsp; Feature Can bats reduce nut farmers’ pesticide use?  
New study shines a light on bird loss due to illegal logging in Ghana   New study shines a light on bird loss due to illegal logging in Ghana The combination of legal and illegal logging in southwest Ghana’s tropical forests is having a… Notable
How big should urban green spaces be?   How big should urban green spaces be? With cities poised to add 2.5 billion more people by 2050, now is a perfect time to get strategic… Notable
From the American prairie, a conservation success story nbsp; Video From the American prairie, a conservation success story  
What role should humans play in returning forests to their natural state? nbsp; Video What role should humans play in returning forests to their natural state?  
Going to great heights to study the impact of climate change on biodiversity nbsp; Video Going to great heights to study the impact of climate change on biodiversity  
Let’s stop treating our soil like dirt nbsp; Voices Let’s stop treating our soil like dirt  
How to protect sharks and humans at the same time   How to protect sharks and humans at the same time In case you somehow missed it, Shark Week has once again descended upon us. The annual summer… Notable
Can Latin America do palm oil right? nbsp; Feature Can Latin America do palm oil right?  
Protecting the endangered Arabian leopard in the mountains of Oman nbsp; Video Protecting the endangered Arabian leopard in the mountains of Oman  
As Arctic sea ice shrinks, so does our window of opportunity nbsp; Photo As Arctic sea ice shrinks, so does our window of opportunity  
One Zambian man’s inspiring journey from charcoal burner to forest champion nbsp; Video One Zambian man’s inspiring journey from charcoal burner to forest champion  
Envision 2050: The future of oceans nbsp; Feature Envision 2050: The future of oceans  
To everyone’s surprise, forests are returning to Malawi. Here’s why. nbsp; Photo To everyone’s surprise, forests are returning to Malawi. Here’s why.  
The market incentives that are keeping trees standing in Brazil   The market incentives that are keeping trees standing in Brazil And now for some good news: It looks like some market-driven agreements around beef production in… Notable
Coydogs and lynxcats and pizzlies, oh my nbsp; Article Coydogs and lynxcats and pizzlies, oh my  
The 11 most important forests in the world   The 11 most important forests in the world You might not think of eastern Australia as one of the hot spots of global deforestation. But it… Notable
Searching for the best dog to save livestock — and wildlife nbsp; Feature Searching for the best dog to save livestock — and wildlife  
Shellfisheries: Time to prepare for ocean acidification nbsp; Voices Shellfisheries: Time to prepare for ocean acidification  
Welcome to the wild world of rhino conservation nbsp; Feature Welcome to the wild world of rhino conservation  
Which coffee do birds like best?   Which coffee do birds like best? When it comes to shade-grown coffee, “there is shade and there is shade,” says University of Utah… Notable
Conservation is complicated, and all approaches need to be on the table nbsp; Voices Conservation is complicated, and all approaches need to be on the table  
Climate resiliency with termite mounds   Climate resiliency with termite mounds What do termites have to do with climate change? Potentially a lot, according to research recently… Notable
Is pH a red herring when it comes to ocean acidification? nbsp; Article Is pH a red herring when it comes to ocean acidification?  
“Novel ecosystems” are a Trojan horse for conservation nbsp; Voices “Novel ecosystems” are a Trojan horse for conservation  
Saving Morocco’s endangered Barbary macaques nbsp; Photo Saving Morocco’s endangered Barbary macaques  
Can big data save the last of India’s wild tigers? nbsp; Feature Can big data save the last of India’s wild tigers?  
Envision 2050: The future of protected areas nbsp; Feature Envision 2050: The future of protected areas  
Suburban sprawl doesn’t have to be ecologically devastating nbsp; Feature Suburban sprawl doesn’t have to be ecologically devastating  
Wilderness protection and the art of compromise nbsp; Feature Wilderness protection and the art of compromise  
Saving the rainforest and tapirs in Nicaragua nbsp; Video Saving the rainforest and tapirs in Nicaragua  
Tracking the fate of ancient carbon in the Siberian Arctic nbsp; Photo Tracking the fate of ancient carbon in the Siberian Arctic  
Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called Earth nbsp; Video Sometimes we need to just pause and marvel at this place called Earth  
Cities are the greatest hope for our planet nbsp; Voices Cities are the greatest hope for our planet  
Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control? nbsp; Article Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control?  
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