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Now more than ever we need to address environment and human rights together nbsp; Voices Now more than ever we need to address 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.  
Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects, off-grid or somewhere in between? nbsp; Feature Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects, off-grid or somewhere in between?  
Cleaner, healthier cookstoves may — at long last — be catching on nbsp; Feature Cleaner, healthier cookstoves may — at long last — be catching on  
Study shows online consumers want environmentally friendly options   Study shows online consumers want environmentally friendly options Reducing the carbon footprint of what we buy isn’t easy, but the opportunity for impact is… Notable
Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it. nbsp; Feature Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it.  
Nature is priceless — so let’s value it nbsp; Voices Nature is priceless — so let’s value it  
Bringing nature back to cities is good for plants, animals and humans nbsp; Feature Bringing nature back to cities is good for plants, animals and humans  
These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing nbsp; Feature These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing  
The most threatened ecosystem you’ve never heard of   The most threatened ecosystem you’ve never heard of What covers up to 600,000 square kilometers (230,000 square miles) of Earth’s surface, provides… Notable
Sustainability is good business — and here’s proof   Sustainability is good business — and here’s proof For many businesses, sustainability is a nice idea that looks better on paper than in practice… Notable
If you care about your health, then you should care about conservation nbsp; Voices If you care about your health, then you should care about conservation  
Why nature and wildlife need their own seats at the UN nbsp; Voices Why nature and wildlife need their own seats at the UN  
Wind power is about to get a whole lot cheaper   Wind power is about to get a whole lot cheaper Wind energy is soaring around the world, thanks to technology advances and energy policies that… Notable
What is it about this soil that protects plants from devastating disease? nbsp; Article What is it about this soil that protects plants from devastating disease?  
Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight   Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight Agroforestry — integrating trees into cropland or pastureland — is often discussed as a promising… Notable
Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation? nbsp; Feature Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation?  
Local food is great, but can it go too far? nbsp; Voices Local food is great, but can it go too far?  
The surprising link between the tapirs of Costa Rica and climate change nbsp; Feature The surprising link between the tapirs of Costa Rica and climate change  
If you think 8 elephants’ worth of stuff is too much, you’re right   If you think 8 elephants’ worth of stuff is too much, you’re right How much raw material does it take to support you? If you’re an average African, about 3 metric… Notable
Why smart utilities are embracing distributed electricity nbsp; Voices Why smart utilities are embracing distributed electricity  
10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law nbsp; Feature 10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law  
Health and neighborhood are too often linked. These people are out to change that. nbsp; Feature Health and neighborhood are too often linked. These people are out to change that.  
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