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U.S. Capitol
April 18, 2019
Issue: May 2019
On Capitol Hill, there’s something new in the air. After years as a virtual nonentity in the halls of power, climate change is now on the tip of many... Read More
April 16, 2019 | Center for Ocean Solutions
Issue: May 2019
New approach to identify reef structures and fish populations could make marine protection and conservation more effective.
tiger
April 10, 2019
The key to solving a mystery is finding the right clues. Wildlife detectives aiming to protect endangered species have long been hobbled by the near... Read More
Gretchen Daily and
April 2, 2019
A new strategy being rolled out in China suggests that farmers can do much more than harvest crops. The idea is that well-managed, diverse... Read More
Global heat map
April 1, 2019
We teach our children to treat others as they want to be treated, but what about the world around them? As the dominant force driving ecological... Read More
book cover illustration for New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
March 26, 2019
Rising seas, unprecedented storms and dystopian landscapes are fodder for powerful stories. Beyond entertainment or distraction, could the emerging... Read More
President Alvarado
March 15, 2019
Issue: March 2019
A long-time global leader in conservation, Costa Rica now has bold plans to play the same role for renewable energy. In a speech at Stanford... Read More
wind turbine and trees
February 28, 2019
Issue: March 2019
In the fight to slow climate change, nature is a powerful weapon. In fact, natural climate solutions, such as reducing deforestation and changing... Read More
February 25, 2019
Issue: March 2019
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have announced a partnering agreement worth up to $31... Read More

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