How Much Can Dietary Changes and Food Production Practices Help Mitigate Climate Change?
Food policy experts weigh in on the possibilities of individual diet choices and sustainable production methods.
Timber Companies Have the Opportunity to Protect Forests Long Term
The majority of logging companies, however, fail to protect their lands from unsustainable clear-felling practices and even fewer have systems to monitor and ensure such policies.
A New U.N. Report Calls for Urgent Environmental Action to Mitigate Premature Deaths and Other Threats
To get on track to achieve sustainability goals, the report outlines a series of changes to the global systems of food production, energy, and waste management.
Should the Federal Dietary Guidelines Consider Sustainability?
Four years ago, the meat industry killed efforts to include the environmental impact of the food we eat. New reports say the issue won't resurface in 2020.
Why Communities of Color Disproportionately Miss Out on the Benefits of Rooftop Solar Power
A recent study found that, even after controlling for income and homeownership, the racial and ethnic disparities remained.
Could Pasture-Raised Pork Provide a Sustainable Future for Hog Farming?
North Carolina has acutely felt the downside of a massive, environmentally damaging pork production industry, but a better model may be emerging.
Behind the Partisan Fight to Eliminate the Country's Largest Conservation Program
With Congress at an impasse, sustainability advocates worry the farm bill could cut funds for conservation and give more to agriculture's biggest polluters.
Can Uber and Lyft Move Cities Toward a More Sustainable Future?
Both companies have made big commitments to prove their eco-friendliness, but there's still debate over whether they will put the environment ahead of their bottom lines.
Despite Promises, Major Brands Continue to Obtain Palm Oil From Rainforest Destroyers
A new report from Greenpeace shows that brands and their suppliers are not abiding by their own pledges to only buy from sustainable producers of palm oil.
A New Study Reveals Global Drivers of Deforestation
Commodity-driven deforestation is most responsible, with farming and forestry also playing a major role in the global tree cover loss.
How Furniture Demand in America Thins Forests Across Central Africa
A recent study illustrates the connection between consumer demand in the U.S. and increased furniture production in China, which is, in turn, fueling logging in Central Africa.
Ben Goldfarb Explains How Beavers Can Save Humanity
The author discusses his new book about the original architect of the North American landscape: the beaver.
The Past, Present, and Future of Sustainable Architecture
In the era of climate change, do the current standards of environmentally sound building practices—developed in the late '90s—still hold up?
Fish 2.0 Wants to Revolutionize the Seafood Industry
Founder Monica Jain sees an unsustainable industry that's ripe for technological disruption.
Chronic Underfunding Is Turning Conservation Into a Rich Person's Profession
Today’s rising conservationists are at risk of being forced out of their career by trends, structures, and decisions they had no part in.
Hannah Safford's Push for Environmentally Sustainable Policies
Safford is committed to applying her talents and work ethic to a noble and necessary goal: using policy to change the way we think about human existence.
Annie Ryu's Blueprint for a Non-Exploitative, Global Supply Chain
The 26-year-old's social entrepreneurship centers around jackfruit, a large, green, studded fruit native to Southeast Asia.