Beneath This Sea, a Sculpture Garden Is Saving an Ecosystem
The Mediterranean is the world’s most overfished sea — and a proving ground for how art can elevate conservation.
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San Francisco Bay Is Becoming a Safe Haven for Whales
A new buoy-to-satellite system that detects whale song helps ship captains avoid fatal collisions.
Our New Membership Program Launches This Week!
How does it work? What are the perks? Is this a paywall? In a short video, David Byrne answers questions about our new membership program.
How Kenya Became the World’s Geothermal Powerhouse
An effort that began 70 years ago is poised to propel the country to middle-income status on a wave of green energy.
Could a Citizens’ Assembly Help Fix Your Democracy?
Allowing randomly selected people to influence government policies has promise — and limitations.
Black Churches Are Turning Vaccine Skeptics Into Believers
Public health and church officials have turned the shots into a Sunday ritual.
Ancient Farming Techniques Are Climate-Proofing Today’s Agriculture
In the Bolivian Andes, the low-water growing practices used by Mayans and Aztecs are making a comeback.
Japan’s ‘Zero Waste’ Village Is a Model for Small-Town Sustainability
In Kamikatsu, recycling isn’t just an environmental imperative — it’s the glue that unifies a community.
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