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Ensia is a magazine showcasing environmental solutions in action. Powered by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, we connect people with ideas, information and inspiration they can use to change the world.

Pay Now or Pay More Later nbsp; Voices Pay Now or Pay More Later  
We Walk the Line nbsp; Photo We Walk the Line  
EO 13653 for Dummies   EO 13653 for Dummies As part of a recent panel of environmental journalists convened at the Wilson Center, Coral Davenport of The New York Times said that… Notable
The Complex World of Big Land Deals nbsp; Feature The Complex World of Big Land Deals  
Jonathon Porritt: The World We Made nbsp; Interview Jonathon Porritt: The World We Made  
The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation nbsp; Voices The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation  
What Does a Sustainable Future Actually Look Like? nbsp; Voices What Does a Sustainable Future Actually Look Like?  
The Periphery Isn’t Peripheral nbsp; Voices The Periphery Isn’t Peripheral  
A Wild Ride   A Wild Ride When we launched Ensia magazine online and in print a year ago this week, we didn’t know exactly what to expect. Would there be an interest… Update
Colorado’s Changing Climate   Colorado’s Changing Climate How are communities across the United States responding to our changing climate? Climate Central recently launched a new series — the Front… Notable
Protecting Earth’s Hidden Corners nbsp; Photo Protecting Earth’s Hidden Corners  
Goodbye GDP   Goodbye GDP In a provocative commentary just published in Nature, Robert Costanza, public policy professor at the Australian National University in… Notable
Forget Development Goals. Focus on Community Empowerment. nbsp; Voices Forget Development Goals. Focus on Community Empowerment.  
Seven Wonders of a Hopeful World nbsp; Feature Seven Wonders of a Hopeful World  
Tenzin Priyadarshi: What would it take to find hope? nbsp; Interview Tenzin Priyadarshi: What would it take to find hope?  
The Top 10 Stories of 2013 nbsp; Article The Top 10 Stories of 2013  
You’ve Got Mail   You’ve Got Mail As we near the end of Ensia’s first year, we hope you have found the solutions-focused stories, op-eds, infographics, videos and photo… Update
Weekend Links   Weekend Links A study by the Science for Environment Policy arm of the European Commission finds that recycling is a good way to reduce reliance on new… Notable
Our Beautiful, Fragile World nbsp; Photo Our Beautiful, Fragile World  
Scandinavian-Style Sustainability nbsp; Feature Scandinavian-Style Sustainability  
Turning Risk Into Opportunity   Turning Risk Into Opportunity Resource scarcity and pressure are complex issues, traversing borders and cultures. One country’s deforestation leads to booming economies… Notable
Climate Talk Surprise nbsp; Article Climate Talk Surprise  
The Real Lesson From Typhoon Haiyan nbsp; Voices The Real Lesson From Typhoon Haiyan  
Delhi’s Waste Entrepreneurs nbsp; Photo Delhi’s Waste Entrepreneurs  
What’s a Toilet Worth? nbsp; Infographic What’s a Toilet Worth?  
Think Like an Octopus   Think Like an Octopus Preparing to deal with climate change? Take a lesson from the octopus and other organisms, suggests University of Arizona ecologist and… Notable
Palm Oil Is Everywhere. Here’s What to Do About It. nbsp; Voices Palm Oil Is Everywhere. Here’s What to Do About It.  
2030   2030 What will the world be like in 2030? Your guess is as good as ours — but the National Intelligence Council’s is probably even better… Notable
Johan Rockström: Protecting the Earth’s systems from catastrophic failure nbsp; Interview Johan Rockström: Protecting the Earth’s systems from catastrophic failure  
Breaking the Cycle of Climate Inaction nbsp; Voices Breaking the Cycle of Climate Inaction  
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