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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.

To feed the world in 2050 we have to change course nbsp; Voices To feed the world in 2050 we have to change course  
Can sports make sustainability mainstream? nbsp; Voices Can sports make sustainability mainstream?  
Cities are the greatest hope for our planet nbsp; Voices Cities are the greatest hope for our planet  
Divestiture is nothing but a distraction nbsp; Voices Divestiture is nothing but a distraction  
How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight nbsp; Voices How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight  
With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future nbsp; Voices With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future  
We only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it. nbsp; Voices We only have one Earth, so we better start taking care of it.  
It’s time to bring nature into our built environments nbsp; Voices It’s time to bring nature into our built environments  
Why Eating Invasive Species Is a Bad Idea nbsp; Voices Why Eating Invasive Species Is a Bad Idea  
If Our Planet Had a Say, Here’s Where Future Roads Would Go nbsp; Voices If Our Planet Had a Say, Here’s Where Future Roads Would Go  
Unacceptable Levels nbsp; Voices Unacceptable Levels  
Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game nbsp; Voices Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game  
Ecosystems Are Not Machines nbsp; Voices Ecosystems Are Not Machines  
Why Our Buildings Should Be Made From Wood nbsp; Voices Why Our Buildings Should Be Made From Wood  
Is sharing really green? nbsp; Voices Is sharing really green?  
The Secret to Real Sustainability nbsp; Voices The Secret to Real Sustainability  
We Need Stronger, Smarter Electrical Grids nbsp; Voices We Need Stronger, Smarter Electrical Grids  
The End of Sustainability nbsp; Voices The End of Sustainability  
Endangered Elements nbsp; Voices Endangered Elements  
A Path Forward for International Climate Talks nbsp; Voices A Path Forward for International Climate Talks  
Corporations Are the Only Thing That Can Save the World nbsp; Voices Corporations Are the Only Thing That Can Save the World  
Once You Know, There’s No Excuse nbsp; Voices Once You Know, There’s No Excuse  
The Value of Vultures nbsp; Voices The Value of Vultures  
When It Comes to Risk, Everyone Needs to Be Heard nbsp; Voices When It Comes to Risk, Everyone Needs to Be Heard  
There’s Hope at the End of the World as We Know It nbsp; Voices There’s Hope at the End of the World as We Know It  
Time to Take Ownership of the Anthropocene nbsp; Voices Time to Take Ownership of the Anthropocene  
Question the Norm nbsp; Voices Question the Norm  
Cultivating the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders nbsp; Voices Cultivating the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders  
One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make nbsp; Voices One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make  
Pay Now or Pay More Later nbsp; Voices Pay Now or Pay More Later  
Mapping the Course nbsp; Voices Mapping the Course  
Food + Energy = Crisis? nbsp; Voices Food + Energy = Crisis?  
Together, We Save Forests nbsp; Voices Together, We Save Forests  
Fixing Palm Oil’s Other Climate Threat nbsp; Voices Fixing Palm Oil’s Other Climate Threat  
The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation nbsp; Voices The Elephant in the Wildlife Trade Conversation  
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking nbsp; Voices GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking  
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  
Consider the Cane Toad nbsp; Voices Consider the Cane Toad  
In a Global Warming World: Protect and Rebuild or Retreat? nbsp; Voices In a Global Warming World: Protect and Rebuild or Retreat?  
Would You Invite an Environmentalist to Your Party? nbsp; Voices Would You Invite an Environmentalist to Your Party?  
Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity. nbsp; Voices Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity.  
Forget Development Goals. Focus on Community Empowerment. nbsp; Voices Forget Development Goals. Focus on Community Empowerment.  
2014: The Year of Family Farming nbsp; Voices 2014: The Year of Family Farming  
Could Power Plants Help Solve the Climate Problem? nbsp; Voices Could Power Plants Help Solve the Climate Problem?  
The First Energy Technology nbsp; Voices The First Energy Technology  
Breakthrough Collaboration nbsp; Voices Breakthrough Collaboration  
A New Model for Climate Advocacy nbsp; Voices A New Model for Climate Advocacy  
The Real Lesson From Typhoon Haiyan nbsp; Voices The Real Lesson From Typhoon Haiyan  
Changing the Global Food Narrative nbsp; Voices Changing the Global Food Narrative  
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