Volume 14, Number 1
Caught between circuses, theme parks, museums, and menageries, zoos are struggling to be leaders in the conservation world. Getting there may mean letting some animals go.
By Jon Cohen
The world is but a canvas to those who are turning ecological restoration into works of art.
By Sarah DeWeerdt
When Fritz Haber first showed the world how to fix nitrogen from thin air, the results were earth-shattering. Synthetic fertilizer fueled the green revolution and set off a population bomb. Now, 100 years later, we need another soil fertility breakthrough—one without the ecological casualties.
By James McWilliams
. . . and other tales of innovative water conservation in unlikely places.
By Charles Fishman
Pay It Forward
Wildlife premiums incentivize conservation in rural communities
Knowledge Is Power
Wireless sensor networks could revolutionize energy conservation
Farming Flies to Save the Ocean (print only)
Ecofriendly aquaculture starts with a diet of protein-rich fly maggots
Homeostatic Building Façade
Architectural skin regulates indoor temperature by expanding and contracting like muscles
Stepping Off the Grid
Energy-generating tiles harness the power of foot traffic
Good-bye Sustainability, Hello Resilience
By Andrew Zolli
Touch Me Not
What a plant feels
By Daniel Chamovitz
Coping with Ecological Anxiety
A Review of All Natural
By Emma Marris
Art & Science
Classic paintings remastered and deforested