Archive for June 2022
How the DRC is fighting deforestation with an eye on the human cost
The country seeks to avoid the pitfalls of Brazil's uncompromising assault on the Amazon by mitigating deforestation.
Here comes one of the world’s first solar-powered vehicles
The driving question was, “How do we preserve what we have and still live the life we love?”
A new method makes it possible to grow food in the dark
"Using artificial photosynthesis approaches to produce food could be a paradigm shift for how we feed people," a scientist stresses.
Conservation science needs to shift from a view of how animals can benefit us
If we continue to value nature and other species based only on what they can provide for us, we won’t be able to radically transform our relationship with them.
Rivers worldwide are contaminated by pharmaceuticals
Almost half of the world’s rivers are contaminated with potentially dangerous chemicals from drugs.
‘Forever’ PFAS chemicals linked to hypertension in women
Public health impacts have long been suspected with PFAS chemicals. Now they've been linked to high blood pressure in middle-aged women.