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Global Food System Could Meet 20% of Paris Targets

Our Global Food System inspired a report from the UN Environmental Program. Find out why our food issues are as important as green energy to our future. (4:30 min read)

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Bat Woman On Pandemic, China and White House

Bat Woman” is the affectionate nickname China’s people use for their top bat virus expert. Find out why she spoke out this week. (5:00 min read)

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Indigenous Fires: Invented Legends or Lessons for Today?

Indigenous fires may have played a part in the evolution of New England forests for thousands of years. Find out why that idea became controversial. (5:00 min read)

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Wind Turbines: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Wind turbines cut carbon emissions, but they’re unpopular with community groups and environmentalists. Find out why this is more about trust than science. (4:30 min read)

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Plant Evolution: It’s Not About Temperature

Plant evolution has always been assumed to happen faster in the tropics. Find out how a massive new study overturns that assumption. (5:00 min read)

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Western Bumblebee Populations Collapsing: Short on Data

Western bumblebee populations have declined by 93% over the last two decades. Find out how researchers support action to conserve these vital pollinators. (4 min read)

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Invasive Alien Species: Forgotten Environmental Threat

Invasive alien species have been a problem for generations. Find out why a new international study warns that the issue is more urgent than ever. (4:30 min read time)

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Outdoor Science Education at Risk From COVID-19

Outdoor science education is a field at risk, according to a new study. Find out why, and what we can do to preserve this vital experience for our youth. (4:30 min read)