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Indigenous farmers are ‘rematriating’ centuries-old seeds to plant a movement
Heirloom plants from museums and seed banks are being reconnected with their original tribal stewards for cultural preservation and food security.
Many glaciers aren’t as thick as we thought
Satellite images reveal previous estimates for the contents of mountain glaciers weren't accurate.
Marble is luxurious—but is it sustainable?
Think twice before shipping Italian stone to your American home.
Dozens of companies with ‘net-zero’ goals just got called out for greenwashing
Great-sounding promises don’t always have sustainable outcomes.
Monarch butterflies show hints of a comeback out West, but experts are cautious
People's efforts to plant milkweed and other native habitats are aiding the species' survival.
Ice, tornadoes, and cracking trees: Why Winter Storm Landon dragged a melee of weather across the US
Cold jet stream winds met hot Gulf air currents.
There’s a better way to use rock salt on snow
Deicers harm waterways in a number of ways. How you use them can make a difference.
The future of hurricanes is full of floods—a lot of them
On the US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, storm surge and heavy rains join forces to create a dramatic change in flooding risk.
Ice doesn’t always melt the same way—and these visuals prove it
Physicists sculpted ice into distinct shapes by controlling the temperature of surrounding water.
Hitting Biden’s greenhouse goals could save billions in health-related costs
No extra effort necessary.