How Do You Say ‘Danger’ in Sperm Whale Clicks?

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These massive sea creatures communicate in complex, techno-like patterns. Listening in could prove key to saving them.

Inside the UK’s First Open-Access, Pay-As-You-Go Factory

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By making manufacturing technology available and affordable, maker spaces like BLOQS are knocking down barriers.

What We’re Reading: Climate Seniors’ Victory, Surging Solar and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from a landmark climate ruling to the encouraging rise in renewable energy in the US.

How Schools in Germany Are Preparing Students for Flexible Futures

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With interest in vocational training on the rise in the US and elsewhere, a German program promising “no graduation without connection” could provide a model.

At ‘Garbage Cafes,’ You Can Trade Plastic Bottles for Free Food

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Designated eateries in India’s capital are addressing the problem of plastic waste while providing warm meals for those in need.

A Tidal Wetland Restoration of Epic Proportions

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Salt ponds form a vast mosaic spanning thousands of acres in California’s South Bay. But a 50-year transformation is underway.

What We’re Reading: Sustainable Soccer, Curbing Deforestation and More

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See what caught our attention this week, from the carbon footprint of sporting events to the persistent problem of palm oil.

The Towns Outsmarting Airbnb

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Communities across the US are finding clever ways to crack down on the short-term housing market, making more homes available for residents.

Saving Migratory Fish, One Culvert at a Time

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Millions of barriers underlie American roadways, blocking the passage of fish. The US is working to fix them.

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