Thinking about apocalypse, like thinking about one’s own death, is not something that most of us have much enthusiasm for
The word “anthropocene” has become the closest thing there is to common shorthand for this turbulent, momentous, unpredictable, hopeless, hopeful time—duration and scope still unknown
This has implications for a number of conservation initiatives from reintroductions to ecotourism.
Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual
Here’s a coal retirement plan that doesn’t rely on uninvented technology or science-challenged leaders.
For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems.
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
Demography teaches an important lesson about population explosions: they are always temporary
Ted Nordhaus reviews The Wizard and The Prophet by Charles Mann
Tech companies are rapidly networking the environment in ways that will transform our perception of nature—just as social media reshaped our relationships with each other. What could possibly go wrong?