Japan’s Newest Vending Machines Are Stocked for Disaster Relief
Filled with food and emergency goods, the machines unlock automatically when earthquakes or other natural disasters strike.
We Can Start Thinking in Centuries
A new book explores how a global shift toward long-term thinking can solve the problems caused by our here-and-now mindsets.
The New Livestock Farm Is a Forest, Too
Silvopasture, the ancient practice of integrating trees and pastureland, is making a comeback as a way for farms to improve animal health while benefiting the climate.
Every Whiskey Distillery In Scotland Vows to Go Carbon Neutral
A sprawling industry with a large carbon footprint is stumbling toward sustainability.
Cities Are Becoming More Like Sponges
Water management that prizes lakes and greenery over concrete makes for less flood-prone cities — and prettier ones, too.
With Green Prescriptions, Getting Healthier Is a Walk in the Park
From “forest bathing” to clinically prescribed time in national parks, a growing medical movement is sending patients back to nature, with remarkable results.
Uganda’s Communal Food ‘Epicenters’ Aim to End Hunger Forever
Pushing past the conventional food aid model, a regenerative farming system offers a recipe for success — and self-reliance.
Shrimpers Get Paid to Clear ‘Ghost Fishing’ Crab Traps From Mississippi Waters
Collecting left-behind traps leaves wildlife safer while putting money in shrimpers’ pockets — a true win-win.
A Canadian River Rises From the Dead
Toronto is investing billions in nursing the Don River back to health.
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