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The troubled second life of donated clothes

The troubled second life of donated clothes

Well-intentioned recyclers are trying to keep tons of clothing out of landfills. It’s not enough

By | Posted June 6, 2018

What pushes a major city to the brink of running out of water?

What pushes a major city to the brink of running out of water?

Lessons from approaching Day Zero in Cape Town

By | Posted May 28, 2018

Chocolate-covered jellyfish, anyone?

Chocolate-covered jellyfish, anyone?

From face cream to fertilizers, all sorts of products are under development to make use of soaring jellyfish populations

By | Posted April 16, 2018

We need a better way to measure monarch populations

We need a better way to measure monarch populations

An iconic butterfly is in trouble – but how much trouble?

By | Posted April 4, 2018

A country bursting with people wants to control its animal population

A country bursting with people wants to control its animal population

As people and animals clash in India, one researcher is experimenting with wildlife birth control

By | Posted March 28, 2018

Climate change emojis could help save the planet

Climate change emojis could help save the planet

Starting online conversations one trash bag at a time

By | Posted March 26, 2018

Unlikely creatures reveal the story of early Arctic seas

Unlikely creatures reveal the story of early Arctic seas

They can help scientists better predict impacts from a changing climate

By | Posted February 14, 2018

Alaskans take to the seas to fight climate change

Alaskans take to the seas to fight climate change

A massive passenger ferry in Alaska and British Columbia could help scientists track the complex process of ocean acidification

By | Posted January 29, 2018

The human-caused wildfires that once burned in coastal rainforests

The human-caused wildfires that once burned in coastal rainforests

Evidence of ancient burning practices in coastal rainforests challenges notions of fire management in these wet landscapes

By | Posted December 20, 2017

We’re flushing energy down the toilet

We’re flushing energy down the toilet

But engineers are trying to reclaim it downstream

By | Posted December 15, 2017

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