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Yes, it’s still up to you to do something about climate change nbsp; Voices Yes, it’s still up to you to do something about climate change  
From disappearing kelp to mosquito-murdering fungi, a 2020 look at emerging biodiversity and conservation issues   From disappearing kelp to mosquito-murdering fungi, a 2020 look at emerging biodiversity and conservation issues What are the biggest emerging opportunities and threats the year ahead holds for efforts to… Notable
Opinion: By dwelling on the downsides of bioplastics, we’re hobbling efforts to make them part of the solution nbsp; Voices Opinion: By dwelling on the downsides of bioplastics, we’re hobbling efforts to make them part of the solution  
What to expect from the UN’s COP 25 climate change conference   What to expect from the UN’s COP 25 climate change conference In 2015, 195 countries adopted an international treaty aiming to limit global warming to less than… Notable
Six inexpensive (or even money-saving) things cities can do to become more sustainable now nbsp; Article Six inexpensive (or even money-saving) things cities can do to become more sustainable now  
This Turkish chef is fighting climate change with the help of Syrian refugees nbsp; Feature This Turkish chef is fighting climate change with the help of Syrian refugees  
Opinion: How do we convince climate change deniers? That’s the wrong question. nbsp; Voices Opinion: How do we convince climate change deniers? That’s the wrong question.  
Opinion: In the face of a looming climate crisis, the late Elinor Ostrom gives me hope nbsp; Voices Opinion: In the face of a looming climate crisis, the late Elinor Ostrom gives me hope  
Why indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge are vital to protecting future global biodiversity nbsp; Feature Why indigenous peoples and traditional knowledge are vital to protecting future global biodiversity  
Survey suggests Americans want to phase out gas guzzlers sooner rather than later   Survey suggests Americans want to phase out gas guzzlers sooner rather than later To avoid heating the world 1.5 °C (2.7 °F) or more above average preindustrial temperatures… Notable
From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from nbsp; Feature From coffee to cosmetics, companies are looking for ways to protect the plants their products are made from  
Opinion: Current proposals to plant trees to fight climate change are badly misguided nbsp; Voices Opinion: Current proposals to plant trees to fight climate change are badly misguided  
As cities’ interest in green infrastructure grows, so does the need to develop strategies and resources to maintain it nbsp; Feature As cities’ interest in green infrastructure grows, so does the need to develop strategies and resources to maintain it  
How do biodiversity conservation initiatives expand their reach?   How do biodiversity conservation initiatives expand their reach? The black rhinoceros is critically endangered, with fewer than 6,000 left in Africa. But last year… Notable
Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond nbsp; Article Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond  
To feed or not to feed? The dilemma of interacting with birds and other wildlife nbsp; Feature To feed or not to feed? The dilemma of interacting with birds and other wildlife  
New report: Efficiency can cut U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050   New report: Efficiency can cut U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050 Improved energy efficiency can make a big contribution to U.S. efforts toward dramatically reducing… Notable
Do “environmentally responsible” products help the planet? Or do they just get us to buy more stuff? nbsp; Feature Do “environmentally responsible” products help the planet? Or do they just get us to buy more stuff?  
As the world’s garbage piles up, controversy over waste-to-energy incineration continues nbsp; Feature As the world’s garbage piles up, controversy over waste-to-energy incineration continues  
These three circular economy principles can help combat the climate crisis   These three circular economy principles can help combat the climate crisis Energy lies at the core of efforts to address climate change. Worldwide, the electricity, heat and… Notable
Is climate change responsible for the conflicts we’re seeing around the world today? nbsp; Feature Is climate change responsible for the conflicts we’re seeing around the world today?  
How the U.S. power grid is evolving to handle solar and wind nbsp; Feature How the U.S. power grid is evolving to handle solar and wind  
As tick-borne illness spreads across the U.S., so does grassroots education to prevent it nbsp; Article As tick-borne illness spreads across the U.S., so does grassroots education to prevent it  
Build a better battery for wind and solar storage, and the energy sector will beat a path to your door nbsp; Feature Build a better battery for wind and solar storage, and the energy sector will beat a path to your door  
This new resource aims to help clear up recycling confusion   This new resource aims to help clear up recycling confusion Can a cardboard cereal box go into the office paper recycling bin? How about a shiny magazine… Notable
How did Chile become a global climate leader? nbsp; Article How did Chile become a global climate leader?  
Opinion: Instead of flight shaming, let’s be thoughtful and selective about all travel nbsp; Voices Opinion: Instead of flight shaming, let’s be thoughtful and selective about all travel  
From auto manufacturers to tech giants, companies across the U.S. are opposing rollbacks on climate change regulations nbsp; Article From auto manufacturers to tech giants, companies across the U.S. are opposing rollbacks on climate change regulations  
When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters   When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters. Notable
Can the gene editing technology known as CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? nbsp; Feature Can the gene editing technology known as CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?  
This interactive map shows how diverse life on Earth is — and how we can keep it that way   This interactive map shows how diverse life on Earth is — and how we can keep it that way The astronomer Carl Sagan famously referred to Earth as a “pale blue dot” against the dark backdrop… Notable
This crop is helping us understand humanity’s nomadic past — and prepare for a hotter, drier future nbsp; Article This crop is helping us understand humanity’s nomadic past — and prepare for a hotter, drier future  
Opinion: The Sustainable Development Goals could use a boost — and these five strategies might be just what’s needed nbsp; Voices Opinion: The Sustainable Development Goals could use a boost — and these five strategies might be just what’s needed  
Clean energy technology is taking cues from sunflower spirals, schooling fish and other natural phenomena nbsp; Article Clean energy technology is taking cues from sunflower spirals, schooling fish and other natural phenomena  
High-tech weather forecasting aims to bring new hope to Indian farmers facing the devastation of climate change nbsp; Feature High-tech weather forecasting aims to bring new hope to Indian farmers facing the devastation of climate change  
Fake climate science videos have millions of views on YouTube. Here’s what scientists can do about it.   Fake climate science videos have millions of views on YouTube. Here’s what scientists can do about it. You probably know you can’t believe everything you see on the Internet. But you may still be… Notable
Look out, food deserts: Here come the food forests nbsp; Feature Look out, food deserts: Here come the food forests  
As the climate crisis intensifies, lawsuits aimed at slowing greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise   As the climate crisis intensifies, lawsuits aimed at slowing greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise Can you sue to save the world? As the global climate crisis intensifies, people are increasingly… Notable
Ancient Amazonian societies managed the forest intensively but sustainably — here’s what we can learn from them nbsp; Feature Ancient Amazonian societies managed the forest intensively but sustainably — here’s what we can learn from them  
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical system offer lessons for boosting energy security nbsp; Article In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical system offer lessons for boosting energy security  
What can we do to lessen the toll of climate change on the world’s poorest people?   What can we do to lessen the toll of climate change on the world’s poorest people? The climate crisis has hit hardest for low-income people in the Global South, widening the economic… Notable
The multi-billion-dollar “climate services” industry is altering access to climate change data. Critics fear some may lose out. nbsp; Feature The multi-billion-dollar “climate services” industry is altering access to climate change data. Critics fear some may lose out.  
Nuclear power offers an abundant supply of low-carbon energy. But what to do with the deadly radioactive waste? nbsp; Feature Nuclear power offers an abundant supply of low-carbon energy. But what to do with the deadly radioactive waste?  
Looking for climate-friendly foods? Try protein powder, peanuts, tuna, salmon — and grasshoppers   Looking for climate-friendly foods? Try protein powder, peanuts, tuna, salmon — and grasshoppers We hear a lot about how different food choices influence the climate crisis. But exactly how much… Notable
Why are harmful flame-retardant chemicals still showing up in children’s toys? nbsp; Feature Why are harmful flame-retardant chemicals still showing up in children’s toys?  
Looking to finance money-saving energy efficiency projects? Here’s a tool for that.   Looking to finance money-saving energy efficiency projects? Here’s a tool for that. Commercial buildings represent nearly one-fifth of total energy consumption in the U.S., and… Notable
Opinion: Calling all hackers — endangered wildlife needs you nbsp; Voices Opinion: Calling all hackers — endangered wildlife needs you  
As the climate heats up, efforts to build more resilient communities go beyond infrastructure nbsp; Feature As the climate heats up, efforts to build more resilient communities go beyond infrastructure  
Reusing wastewater in agriculture could reduce water scarcity. Can you stomach it?   Reusing wastewater in agriculture could reduce water scarcity. Can you stomach it? What happens to water after washing your hands or flushing the toilet? Worldwide, over 80% of… Notable
Are bioplastics better for the environment than conventional plastics? nbsp; Feature Are bioplastics better for the environment than conventional plastics?  
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