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

As we prepare for the UN climate talks, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen nbsp; FeatureAs we prepare for the UN climate talks, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen  
This remote region of India is becoming a model of climate resilience nbsp; VideoThis remote region of India is becoming a model of climate resilience  
Are countries legally required to protect their citizens from climate change? nbsp; FeatureAre countries legally required to protect their citizens from climate change?  
New documentary shines a light on solutions to global species loss nbsp; VideoNew documentary shines a light on solutions to global species loss  
Christiana Figueres: On the road to Paris nbsp; InterviewChristiana Figueres: On the road to Paris  
Vietnam​ searches for solutions to deal with domestic e-waste nbsp; PhotoVietnam​ searches for solutions to deal with domestic e-waste  
Previous elephant killing spots offer clues to stem future deaths  Previous elephant killing spots offer clues to stem future deaths This morning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service held an “ivory crush” event in Times Square in New York City, highlighting the huge problem… Notable
How to reach zero net greenhouse gas emissions in three steps nbsp; InfographicHow to reach zero net greenhouse gas emissions in three steps  
We’re headed to Paris. But where did we come from? nbsp; FeatureWe’re headed to Paris. But where did we come from?  
How old will you be when the oil runs out?  How old will you be when the oil runs out? Think environmental change happens too slowly to matter to your lifetime? “Your Life on Earth,” an intriguing  interactive… Notable
We know what sustainable development should look like — now let’s do it nbsp; VoicesWe know what sustainable development should look like — now let’s do it  
What climate change sounds like from the Amazon to the Arctic nbsp; VideoWhat climate change sounds like from the Amazon to the Arctic  
Bryan Christy: Bringing wildlife crime to a global audience nbsp; InterviewBryan Christy: Bringing wildlife crime to a global audience  
The hidden risk of negative emissions technologies nbsp; VoicesThe hidden risk of negative emissions technologies  
Say what you mean  Say what you mean There may be no more important documents being produced today for governments, policy makers and the general public to understand than the… Notable
Goldman Prize winners fight and inspire nbsp; PhotoGoldman Prize winners fight and inspire  
Nikhil Seth: A new vision for sustainable development nbsp; InterviewNikhil Seth: A new vision for sustainable development  
Shining light on environmental injustice  Shining light on environmental injustice In some places “fighting for the environment” means writing letters to elected officials or marching in protest against a polluter. In… Notable
How does climate stack up against other worst-case scenarios? nbsp; VoicesHow does climate stack up against other worst-case scenarios?  
Air pollution impacts brain development before birth  Air pollution impacts brain development before birth A study published today in JAMA Psychology outlines the negative impacts of prenatal exposure to air pollutants on childhood brain… Notable
Beyond Keystone XL: How to win the war on climate change nbsp; VoicesBeyond Keystone XL: How to win the war on climate change  
Everything you always wanted to know about the UN climate talks but were afraid to ask nbsp; FeatureEverything you always wanted to know about the UN climate talks but were afraid to ask  
How to steer clear of the looming climate shock nbsp; VoicesHow to steer clear of the looming climate shock  
What are we doing to our children’s brains? nbsp; FeatureWhat are we doing to our children’s brains?  
M. Sanjayan: Nature and humans, together again nbsp; InterviewM. Sanjayan: Nature and humans, together again  
Peak (almost) everything  Peak (almost) everything The concept of resource use peaking and then declining first gained ground in the 1950s when M. King Hubbert projected the arrival of peak… Notable
“We continue to be stunned at how rapidly the ocean is warming.” nbsp; Article“We continue to be stunned at how rapidly the ocean is warming.”  
Aviation is the key to reducing climate emissions nbsp; VoicesAviation is the key to reducing climate emissions  
Climate change mitigation’s best-kept secret nbsp; FeatureClimate change mitigation’s best-kept secret  
New survey highlights global sustainability opportunities  New survey highlights global sustainability opportunities A recent survey of over 6,000 public and private sector leaders in 21 countries reveals strong confidence in sustainable growth… Notable
Antarctica is changing rapidly. Meet the researchers working at the edge of the world. nbsp; VideoAntarctica is changing rapidly. Meet the researchers working at the edge of the world.  
The Southwest’s most important number nbsp; FeatureThe Southwest’s most important number  
The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you nbsp; VoicesThe leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you  
What’s the most important measure of success?  What’s the most important measure of success? As 2014 comes to a close and we prepare to celebrate Ensia’s second anniversary this coming February, I wanted to take a moment to reflect… Update
We must hear — and heed — the nightingale’s warning nbsp; VoicesWe must hear — and heed — the nightingale’s warning  
Our top 10 stories of 2014 nbsp; ArticleOur top 10 stories of 2014  
Here’s a better way to spend the UN’s $100B Green Climate Fund nbsp; VoicesHere’s a better way to spend the UN’s $100B Green Climate Fund  
The end and beginning of the Arctic nbsp; FeatureThe end and beginning of the Arctic  
Palm oil: not the evil we think it is nbsp; VoicesPalm oil: not the evil we think it is  
Can medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment? nbsp; ArticleCan medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment?  
Treating environmental crime like other crime  Treating environmental crime like other crime The illegal exportation of waste throughout the European Union, the trafficking of endangered species, and surface-water pollution were all… Notable
How did palm oil become such a problem — and what can we do about it? nbsp; FeatureHow did palm oil become such a problem — and what can we do about it?  
Divestiture is nothing but a distraction nbsp; VoicesDivestiture is nothing but a distraction  
We only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it. nbsp; VoicesWe only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it.  
A Model for Communal Forest Management nbsp; PhotoA Model for Communal Forest Management  
A Tree Grows in Ho Chi Minh City nbsp; VideoA Tree Grows in Ho Chi Minh City  
Conservation Crime-Stoppers  Conservation Crime-Stoppers You’ve heard about the problem of environmental crime, from poaching to murder. Individuals interested in becoming part of the… Notable
Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game nbsp; VoicesSustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game  
The Cost of Environmental Crime  The Cost of Environmental Crime For $200 billion, you could buy two International Space Stations, Facebook or Peru’s economy. But according to a new report from the United… Notable
One Billion Devices  One Billion Devices Increasing standards of living mean more — literally hundreds of millions more — computers, cell phones and other electronic devices are… Notable
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