Above $40,000 GDP per capita, several countries seem to make a voluntary shift away from meat, a new analysis finds.
Vanilla farms help boost the number of species found on land previously cleared for agriculture in Madagascar, scientists find.
Drawing on technology that protects drugs as they pass through the human body, scientists have found a way to seal nitrogen-fixing bacteria so that it can withstand high temperatures and humidity for months.
A research team calculated how strategically-planted beds of seaweed could help to clean up one of the world’s most polluted coastal environments, the Gulf of Mexico
Seeing the whole picture like this not only shows that most emissions occur directly on farms, it also points the way to huge tech-ready interventions.
They've brewed up a plastic alternative that is transparent, nonabsorbent (i.e., won’t get soggy) and disappears in two months—and for a bonus, it’s edible.
Macroalgae get a lot of attention for absorbing carbon. But a new study shows that select species are better at cleaning up nitrogen than carbon.
Starch-heavy foods such as popcorn and old pizza can be used to make bioplastics and high fiber wastes like tomato peels and eggshells are excellent fillers for tires and other rubber products