Goods and resources move across the global market — raw materials to factory, finished goods from factory to market. But all that moving comes at a cost to the environment.
That eco setting seems great in theory, but many consumers turn away from it, using more energy-intensive savings and actually doing the opposite of what the feature was intended for.
Meat consumption is set to rise dramatically over the next 10 years. But not all meat has the same environmental impact.
The salt marshes are an invaluable resources for protecting endangered species.
Why do the merits or demerits of GMOs grab more headline space than systemic food and agriculture concerns? Food systems researcher Maywa Montenegro breaks down the debate.
As African modernizes, it's facing a shortage of fuel to power an increasing amount of electrical devices. But the answer could rest in another intractable problem: sanitation. Could the two problems actually be each other's solution?
As petroleum-based polymers foul our oceans and litter our lives, researchers seek more environmentally friendly ways to meet demand for durable, versatile materials.
As demand grows and habitat disappears, scientists ponder tighter controls on the Antarctic krill harvest.
Sensitized to growing concern, manufacturers are paying increased attention to hazardous substances in our wardrobe’s supply chain.
Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will affect the entire planet.