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Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis on climate leadership in the Trump era nbsp; Interview Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis on climate leadership in the Trump era  
Climate change is more than a tech problem, so we need more than a tech solution nbsp; Voices Climate change is more than a tech problem, so we need more than a tech solution  
Health care may be in a state of flux — but health care sustainability is here to stay nbsp; Voices Health care may be in a state of flux — but health care sustainability is here to stay  
The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool for addressing climate change nbsp; Voices The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool for addressing climate change  
Double-duty device aims to generate electricity from sunlight while reducing nitrous oxide pollution   Double-duty device aims to generate electricity from sunlight while reducing nitrous oxide pollution Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and ozone-layer depleting compound, and each year humans… Notable
What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy nbsp; Feature What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy  
What we need are farms that support farmers, consumers AND the environment nbsp; Voices What we need are farms that support farmers, consumers AND the environment  
Watch: How a Kurdish conservationist is protecting the Persian leopard in war-torn Iraq nbsp; Video Watch: How a Kurdish conservationist is protecting the Persian leopard in war-torn Iraq  
The growing wild plant and animal trade holds both promise and peril nbsp; Feature The growing wild plant and animal trade holds both promise and peril  
Ensia launches new multimedia storytelling platform   Ensia launches new multimedia storytelling platform Today we’re proud to announce the launch of Ensia Edge, a new multimedia storytelling platform… Update
Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world nbsp; Feature Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world  
How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage nbsp; Article How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage  
Watch: Two convicted poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino in Nepal nbsp; Video Watch: Two convicted poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino in Nepal  
What we know — and don’t — about climate change in Africa   What we know — and don’t — about climate change in Africa Climate change’s effects on humankind may prove most severe on the African continent, due to… Notable
To create meaningful change, apparel brands need to pursue sustainability at the industry level nbsp; Voices To create meaningful change, apparel brands need to pursue sustainability at the industry level  
Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend nbsp; Feature Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend  
Changing times call for changes in how we protect and restore habitat​ nbsp; Voices Changing times call for changes in how we protect and restore habitat​  
Animals and plants evolve faster in cities — with implications for humans   Animals and plants evolve faster in cities — with implications for humans Cities are hubs of commerce, politics, population — and evolution? Yep. Due to human-wrought… Notable
Three ways you can help your health while helping the environment nbsp; Voices Three ways you can help your health while helping the environment  
What can blockchain do for the environment? nbsp; Feature What can blockchain do for the environment?  
Ecologists pay disproportionately little attention to synthetic chemicals, study finds   Ecologists pay disproportionately little attention to synthetic chemicals, study finds Manmade chemicals may alter ecological processes, yet few scientists are studying the role of these… Notable
Now more than ever we need to address the environment and human rights together nbsp; Voices Now more than ever we need to address the environment and human rights together  
How renewable energy advocates are hurting the climate cause nbsp; Voices How renewable energy advocates are hurting the climate cause  
A look at what works — and doesn’t — in the world of conservation   A look at what works — and doesn’t — in the world of conservation For public land managers, policy-makers, natural resource specialists, farmers, ranchers and others… Notable
Charles Orgbon III: How young people can change the world nbsp; Interview Charles Orgbon III: How young people can change the world  
This contest aims to reduce the toll of aquaculture on wild fish populations nbsp; Feature This contest aims to reduce the toll of aquaculture on wild fish populations  
The amazing opportunity 2017 is bringing to business nbsp; Voices The amazing opportunity 2017 is bringing to business  
As global demand for electricity grows, geothermal energy heats up nbsp; Feature As global demand for electricity grows, geothermal energy heats up  
We’ve done a good job of envisioning a better world. Now we need to build it. nbsp; Voices We’ve done a good job of envisioning a better world. Now we need to build it.  
What does the environment have to do with diseases that affect the immune system? nbsp; Feature What does the environment have to do with diseases that affect the immune system?  
New website showcases seeds of a brighter future   New website showcases seeds of a brighter future Want to solve big problems? Start small. Notable
For our food system’s sake, let’s say “no” to corporate consolidation nbsp; Voices For our food system’s sake, let’s say “no” to corporate consolidation  
Technology got us into this climate mess, and it can help get us out — if we let it nbsp; Voices Technology got us into this climate mess, and it can help get us out — if we let it  
The world needs our journalism. We need your support.   The world needs our journalism. We need your support. Do you think the world needs more high-quality, trustworthy environmental reporting? Stories that… Update
How to make hydropower more environmentally friendly nbsp; Feature How to make hydropower more environmentally friendly  
From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017   From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017 What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and… Notable
Ensia receives recognition at major magazine award event   Ensia receives recognition at major magazine award event Ensia’s “Best of the Year 2016” print issue received an honorable mention at the… Update
It’s time to stop overspending our freshwater budget nbsp; Voices It’s time to stop overspending our freshwater budget  
How “open source” seed producers from the U.S. to India are changing global food production nbsp; Feature How “open source” seed producers from the U.S. to India are changing global food production  
Burundi leads the world in renewable energy use — and other fascinating facts about the world today   Burundi leads the world in renewable energy use — and other fascinating facts about the world today Good news: more people across the globe have improved access to safe water and sanitation. Bad… Notable
This Kansas farmer fought a government program to keep his farm sustainable nbsp; Feature This Kansas farmer fought a government program to keep his farm sustainable  
When it comes to the future of urban transportation, self-driving cars are just the start   When it comes to the future of urban transportation, self-driving cars are just the start Self-driving taxis, parking lots replaced by parks, quiet freeways, clean air, Wi-Fi-enabled… Notable
Ellen Williams: The future of energy innovation nbsp; Interview Ellen Williams: The future of energy innovation  
One Palestinian man’s mission to make urban agriculture more sustainable nbsp; Video One Palestinian man’s mission to make urban agriculture more sustainable  
Efforts to combat Zika don’t have to harm the environment nbsp; Feature Efforts to combat Zika don’t have to harm the environment  
What’s happening to our planet — in 8 infographics nbsp; Photo What’s happening to our planet — in 8 infographics  
Now more than ever we need high-quality, independent journalism   Now more than ever we need high-quality, independent journalism Whatever your feelings on the outcome of last week’s U.S. presidential election, this is a… Update
What’s the best way to improve bee habitat? nbsp; Article What’s the best way to improve bee habitat?  
12,000 U.S. schools are within a mile of a hazardous chemical facility. What should we do about that? nbsp; Feature 12,000 U.S. schools are within a mile of a hazardous chemical facility. What should we do about that?  
Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together. nbsp; Article Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together.  
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