A new study has revealed that an old pregnancy testing method may have contributed to an ecological disaster.
The marijuana industry may seem far removed from the world of carnivore conservation.
Danajon Bank in the Philippines, a biodiverse region that’s home to nearly 200 threatened species, is one of only six double barrier reefs in the world.
Music in the key of algae
A new take on Buckminster Fuller’s iconic map
When The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s largest environmental group, came into Morro Bay, California, in 2006 and bought out all the fishing rights—effectively closing millions of acre
If we treat agricultural pollution with a scalpel instead of a hatchet, we might have a fighting chance of cutting the flow of fertilizers into rivers, lakes, and coastal waters.
Under pressure from corporate buyers, farmers have taken steps to keep wild animals away from crops—for example, by clearing nearby vegetation and by building fences.
Younger readers might be astonished to learn that until just 40 or 50 years ago, milk, cheese, and even ice cream were customarily delivered to your doorstep by the local dairy.
In our Spring 2012 issue, Gaia Vince reviewed Fred Pearce’s eye-opening book about how the world’s super-wealthy are buying up large swaths of land in the developing world (“Hungry for