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Your gas stove could be hurting everyone around you
A new report has found that stoves are constantly emitting fumes—warming the planet and endangering your health.
Turns out kombucha SCOBYs could make good water filters
Researchers found membrane filters made with slimy, fermented microorganisms clogged less than their commercial counterparts.
Offshore wind farms could bank carbon dioxide on slow days
It could be a money and a climate saver.
Many Indigenous languages lack a word for ‘conservation.’ Here’s why.
In her new book, Indigenous scholar and scientist Jessica Hernandez explains why caring for a landscape is different than conserving it.
What beavers, nature’s engineers, can teach us about managing water
From droughts to floods, beaver architecture could offer lessons for climate resilience.
Climate change is coming for Indonesia’s cocoa farms; candy companies aren’t helping
Sustainable strategies designed to help local farmers might do deeper damage.
Hurricanes have cost Louisiana fisheries at least half a billion dollars since 2020
The state is rebounding from four catastrophic hurricanes, but it’s going to take time for the recreational fisheries—and those who make their livings from them—to recover.
Climate change makes it deadlier to cross the US-Mexico border
Getting across the desert is already dire—and it's likely to become worse in the coming decades.
What to do with your old cloth masks
As experts tell us to upgrade our cloth masks, what do we do with all our extras?
The secret to healthy honey bees is hiding in Slovenia
The unparalleled taste of this country’s honey is no accident.