University of Minnesota
Director, California Academy of Sciences
Jonathan Foley is the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. Foley's work focuses on the sustainability of our civilization and the global environment.
Local food is great, but can it go too far?
GMOs, Silver Bullets and the Trap of Reductionist Thinking
Preserving Nature Isn’t About Aesthetics. It’s About Necessity.
Changing the Global Food Narrative
Breaking the Cycle of Climate Inaction
Remembering the Dreams of Our Ancestors
The Change We Believe In, But Never Test
It’s Time to Rethink America’s Corn System
Obama: Stealth Climate Warrior?
New Problems Call for New Solutions
A Tale of Two Worlds
Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world
The cotton industry is turning to innovation to help it weather challenging growing conditions ahead
How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage
Scientists are using audio recordings to understand and reduce negative effects on underwater…
Watch: Two convicted poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino in Nepal
The world is facing a global poaching crisis. But who are the people on the front lines pulling the…
To create meaningful change, apparel brands need to pursue sustainability at the industry level
Investment in industry-level research and development can give consumers a meaningful metric of…
Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend
Insetting does more than just offset carbon emissions — it helps companies boost resilience and…
Changing times call for changes in how we protect and restore habitat
For conservation to succeed today, we must innovate, test different approaches and share lessons…
Three ways you can help your health while helping the environment
Millions of lives could be saved with better energy and food policies
What can blockchain do for the environment?
The digital technology behind Bitcoin is poised to revolutionize how we certify sustainability, use…
: As climate changes, researchers work to ensure cotton can play as a big a role in our future as it has in our past https://t.co/2ZXkqrCVsW
New at Ensia: Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world
: 2 poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino - video by Storyhunter
: How “Open Source” Seed Producers From the U.S. to India Are Changing Global Food Production; from
Climate Change Has Already Harmed Almost Half of All Mammals
"There’s something going on with the climate that we don’t fully understand."
: "Please don’t make science partisan,"
tells packed room during Trump panel at
. "Don’t buy into that framing."
#Greenchemistry dilemma: Talk about reducing energy or water use & ppl applaud. Talk about reducing toxicity & lawyers show up.
: New EPA docs show ~100% of US
corn acres are treated w/ 2
GMOs don’t cut insecticide use!
: Fascinating: How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage
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