Conservation is a growing concern in the field of science. As humans continue to consume natural resources, many organisms are headed for extinction.
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If it takes $1 million a year to save the California condor, how much would it take to save every endangered species? Is it possible, and how can we save species we don't even know exist?
A wilderness becomes a grid work of streets, lights and skyscrapers. Every day, we remake the world a little more to our liking. What has that meant for the planet?
By Robert Lamb
In 2008, a food crisis left many people worldwide with empty stomachs. Most places have rebounded since then but, according to the U.N.’s World Food Programme, one out of every eight people is undernourished. Are we all eventually headed toward famine?
Despite the world's rebound from the 2008 food crisis, high food prices continue to be a problem. What is food security, and why is it so important to our future on Earth?
Winning first prize at the school science fair is one thing, but what if your project really made a difference? Could your project really change the world?
Saving the rainforest used to be about protesting the number of trees that were cut down. But some researchers propose that reforestation could combat habitat loss and animal extinction. Can we really bring a decimated rainforest back to life?
The waste collectors threw your recyclables into one big bin on their truck. How do you know your recyclables are being recycled? And what happens to them next?
By Josh Clark
Vertical farming is a method of large-scale farming in an urban environment. Learn about the benefits of a vertical farm and vertical farming technology.
While some of us are stocking up on duct tape and bottled water, the government of Norway is preparing for the event that doomsday leaves some long-term survivors who need to rebuild. The Arctic vault in Svalbard is preparing for the worst case scenario.
By Julia Layton
Another series of rolling blackouts are hitting California. Learn why this is happening and how it affects you.
By Kevin Bonsor
A fascinating article that describes the work of The Nature Conservancy and the benefits of its conservation projects to our environment and ecology!