Letting ecosystems repair themselves in many cases may be the most effective restoration strategy.
A diet that contains small amounts of seaweed will reduce methane emissions from belching cows—by 80%.
Bird flocks appear to our eyes as collections of interchangeable individuals. That’s also how they’re treated in computational models of collective behavior—an oversight that’s due for a correction.
Killing invasive species can indeed increase populations of other, desired species — but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. There’s lots of devils in the details. People shouldn’t just assume that it works.
Except when we’re marveling at their otherworldly beauty, jellyfish are either ignored or considered a symptom of ecological collapse. Yet they might play a valuable, unappreciated role in oceanic food webs.
Un material ligero y fuerte derivado de la madera funciona mejor que los materiales aislantes de calor utilizados en la actualidad. El nuevo aislante es fácil y económico de fabricar, biodegradable y podría reducir la huella de carbono de las casas y edificios de oficinas.
Putting a tax on carbon could make millions more people food insecure. But that's not an argument against climate mitigation: we just need a smarter solution, a new study finds.
As aquaculture increases at a steady pace, one new study delves into the question of how we can sustainably feed all those extra fish.
A new ink absorbs sunlight and moisture from air and produces hydrogen fuel. Houses painted with it could harvest solar energy and produce hydrogen fuel to power electric cars.
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture