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Cover Image for Camouflage As Science Art: Remaining Hidden and Becoming Apparent © Darryle Wheye

Camouflage As Science Art: Remaining Hidden and Becoming Apparent

In this captivating look book, renowned Science Art author and artist Darryl Wheye reveals the mysterious world […]

Khalida raises her hand to answer a question in the Puti Kalatsha community-based education classPhoto by Elissa Bogos/Save the Children, shared by GSK | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

I’m an environmental journalist, but I never write about overpopulation. Here’s why.

After being asked multiple times why he hardly ever talks explicitly about population, environmental journalist David Roberts […]

Swimming pteropod Limacina helicina, image by Russ Hopcroft, UAF/NOAA

pH: A Novel

In her recent book, pH: A Novel, Nancy Lord uses fiction to bring attention to the threat ocean […]

Dust Storm by  Marquette University | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

How the World Breaks: Life in Catastrophe’s Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia

The age of natural disasters is coming to a close. Where we once saw spontaneous destruction from […]

River and Stuff by Ricardo Velasquez | Flickr  | CC BY-ND 2.0

Move Upstream: A Call to Solve Overpopulation

Karen I. Shragg urges social and environmental activists to turn their attention and actions upstream: “Working on […]

Image from UN AIDS Awareness | Island Nimbus | CC BY-ND 2.0

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

There’s a gap between what the numbers indicate are the individual lifestyle choices most effective at reducing […]

Students from the Kiriwaneliya Singla School, the school is partially funded by AusAID through a partnership with World Vision. | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

State of the World 2017 | EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet

In its State of the World 2017 publication, The Worldwatch Institute turns its attention to how education systems […]

BARREL team members run under the payload as the balloon first takes flight at the SANAE IV research station in Antarctica. | NASA | Flickr |  CC BY 2.0

The Non-Scientist’s Guide to Reading and Understanding a Scientific Paper

Scientists continue to work on improving their communication skills, but in the meantime how can the public […]

Exchange of Ideas via Pixabay.com

Alan Alda’s Experiment: Helping Scientists Learn To Talk To The Rest Of Us

In a short interview with Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Weekend Edition Sunday, Alan Alda introduces his new book. If […]

Arid soils in Mauritania | Photo by Pablo Tosco/Oxfam | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges | Malcolm Potts

Since 1950, the global population and the global economy together have grown at 3.9 percent per year—doubling […]