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When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes

Flames soared high above tree canopies and billowing smoke blocked the Northern California sun when a wildfire torched over 100,000 acres of the Klamath National Forest in 2014.

Two years earlier, Hurricane Sandy tore up the East Coast, throwing frothy ocean water high up the shore and stripping sand off hundreds of miles of beaches. More…

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Q+A Louis Masai

Q+A Louis Masai

This environmentally-inclined artist lets no wall go wasted

Dumpster dumplings

Dumpster dumplings

Mimi Cheng and Dan Barber are putting trash on your table — in a good way

Trash Queens Episode 4: Destination: Governor’s Island

Trash Queens Episode 4: Destination: Governor’s Island

How your food scraps are transformed into super soil

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

When a natural disaster isn’t a disaster

Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Countries look to large marine protected areas to conserve our oceans, but the devil is in the details

Who needs dirt and rain?

Who needs dirt and rain?

Aquaponic farming is catching on despite challenges

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them