Environment

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2024's Most Exciting Disaster Thriller Owes a Huge Debt to Star Wars

ByHoai-Tran Bui
Science

Australian Fossilized Amber Reveals A 42 Million Year-Old Secret

ByMaria Blake, Jeffrey Stilwell and The Conversation
Science

Can An EV Discharge Power Back to the Grid? An Emergency Situation Revealed the Answer

ByBjorn Sturmberg
Science

Forgotten, Half-Century Old Film Photographs Reveal A Hidden Truth About Antartica’s Glaciers

ByRyan North, Tim Barrows and The Conversation
Science

Two Tornado Scientists Spill The Unsettling Truth About Storm Chasing

ByPaul Markowski, Yvette Richardson and The Conversation
Science

The Hottest Year Ever Has Just Broken a New Type of Record — And Its Not What You Think

ByLauren Leffer
Science

Baby Birds Born In Chernobyl Have Weird Microbiomes But Are Surprisingly Healthy

ByLauren Leffer
Culture

This Big Problem With Fast Fashion Is Really Easy To Fix — Without Losing Style Points

ByMaryse Côté-Hamel and The Conversation
Science

Alaska’s Glaciers are Speeding Towards a Crucial Tipping Point

ByLauren Leffer
Space

This Humble Plant Species May Be the Key to Terraforming Mars

ByKiona Smith
Health

The Forgotten Factor Driving Rising Asthma Rates, Developmental Delays, and Cognitive Declines

ByDan Falk and Undark
Science

This Harsh Truth About Avocados Is Being Completely Ignored

ByThomas Davies and The Conversation
Science

It's Not Just You — Tornadoes Are Becoming Stronger, And More Frequent

ByWilliam Gallus and The Conversation
Science

Scientists Have Found a New Climate Tipping Point — And It’s Not What You Think

ByLauren Leffer
Reel Science

Is A Planet Alive? ‘Scavenger's Reign’ Unearths A Fringe Ecological Theory

ByAnna Gibbs
Science

What Farmers Really Think About the Reintroduction of Wolves

ByJonny Hanson and The Conversation
Health

Your Body Is Awash In Microplastics — Should You Be Worried?

ByMichael Richardson, Meiru Wang and The Conversation
Science

A New Study Debunks A Long-Standing Myth About the Inhabitants of Easter Island

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Health

You Don't Need To Hug A Tree To Benefit From Nature — Looking at One Is Enough

ByWhitney Fleming and The Conversation
Science

Elephants Give Each Other Unique Names. It Gets Weirder

ByMickey Pardo and The Conversation
Science

The Gas From Cow Burps Could Be the Easiest Greenhouse Gas to Get Rid Of

ByBob Holmes and Knowable Magazine
Science

Biologists Still Haven’t Settled A 150-Year-Old Debate About Giraffe’s Necks

ByDouglas R. Cavener and The Conversation
Science

Why Zombie Fires In The Arctic Just Won’t Die

ByKieran Mulchrone, Eoin O'Sullivan, Sebastian Wieczorek and The Conversation
Science

When It Comes To Calculating Climate Risks, Stock Traders Turn To This Data Source

ByDerek Lemoine and The Conversation
Science

What Actually Happened To The ‘Doomsday Glacier?’ Here’s What Satellite Data Shows

ByLauren Leffer
Health

The Truth About Suncreen And Vitamin D Production

ByThe Conversation, Karl Lawrence and Antony Young
Health

Air Quality Experts Prepare For A Hazy "New Normal" As Wildfires Rage Canada

ByCharles O. Stanier, Gregory Carmichael, Peter S. Thorne and The Conversation
Science

What, Exactly Are Nanoplastics And How Can We Avoid Them?

ByMohan Qin and The Conversation
Science

Summer 2024 Will Be Full of Some Truly Bizarre Weather Patterns

ByPedro DiNezio and The Conversation
Science

Why Scotland Is Leading the World In This Essential Type Of Alternative Energy

ByUndark and Dan Falk
Science

Look! 3.7 Billion-Year-Old Rocks Reveal The Oldest Evidence of Earth’s Magnetic Field

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Science

Rogue Waves: New Tech Captured This Elusive, Freakish Phenomenon In Ocean Waves

ByAlessandro Toffoli and The Conversation
Science

7,000 Years Ago, Ancient Humans May Have Lived in This Giant Arabian Lava Tube

ByThe Conversation, Huw Groucutt, Michael Petraglia and Mathew Stewart
Health

Can You Get Rid of ‘Forever Chemicals’ From Your Home? A Chemist Reveals the Challenges and Tricks

ByKyle Doudrick and The Conversation
Science

The Scientific Reason Winemakers Are Freaking Out About A Warming Planet

ByThe Conversation, Stephen On and Manpreet K Dhami
Science

This Map Shows How Climate Change Has Already Impacted Your Garden

ByMatt Kasson and The Conversation
Science

What Everyone Needs to Know About the EPA’s New Car Emissions Limits

ByAlan Jenn and The Conversation
Health

The Link Between Health Problems And Microplastics Just Got A Lot Stronger

ByMark Patrick Taylor, Scott P. Wilson and The Conversation
Science

“Forests Die Fast And Grow Slowly:” A Radical Experiment To Transplant A Forest Might Actually Work

ByJohn H. Tibbetts and Knowable Magazine
Science

“Brilliant Engineering:” The Untold Story Of Plastic And The Quest To Make It Sustainable

ByBoyce Upholt and Knowable Magazine
Review

Jesse Eisenberg's Weird New Sasquatch Movie is One of the Best Surprises of the Year

BySiddhant Adlakha
Landlocked

In Paraguay, cows offer a way out of poverty — and perhaps a greater peril

ByKlas Lundstrom and Fredrik Lerneryd
Future Earth 2021

Earth Day: To survive 100 more years, listen to these 10 young people

ByKayla Hui
Science

'Seaspiracy' fact check: An expert debunks the controversial Netflix doc

ByJake Kleinman
How to Save the Earth

Bill Gates is funding a controversial climate fix that could save the Earth — or doom it

ByAlexis Schwartz
Landlocked

The world is addicted to soy — in Paraguay, these farmers pay the ultimate price

ByKlas Lundstrom and Fredrik Lerneryd
Strategy

The surprising reason you should turn your webcam off during meetings

ByStephen J. Bronner
Dream Teams

Meet the team fighting to conserve our planet's future — one seed at a time

ByGrace Browne
Science

How one architect’s radical ideas about nature changed American cities forever

ByMaddie Bender
Video Games Issue 2021

The best Western RPG ever made has a surprising real-life benefit

ByTara Yarlagadda