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Too much air time

Too much air time

Efforts to curb aviation emissions remain stuck on the runway, grounded by social norms

My girlfriend and I like to think we are environmentally conscious. We try to eat mostly plants, buy local, take public transportation and so on. But we have a carbon blind spot. She lives in London, I live in New York, and the trans-Atlantic flights we take to see each other quickly eclipse our other efforts.

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The wrong kinds of trees could make global warming worse

Planting homogenous new forests isn’t going to save the planet

For the love of lemurs

For the love of lemurs

Patricia Wright has a passion for these endangered primates, and spent the last three decades studying them

From pollution to power

From pollution to power

Scientists are working on turning harmful algae blooms intro practical energy sources

Protecting wildlife in the thick of it

Protecting wildlife in the thick of it

$100 million refuge proposed to shelter iconic rabbits and other thicket species

VIDEO: Beekeeping in an urban jungle

VIDEO: Beekeeping in an urban jungle

Feeding bees in New York City

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a research drone!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a research drone!

Scientists repurpose drones for environmental research

Going green in life and death

Going green in life and death

A push towards alternative, eco-friendly death practices