Amelia Urry

Amelia Urry is Grist's assistant editor and self-appointed poet-in-residence. Follow her on Twitter.

Côtes du drone

When wine runs dry, these drones have your back

Vineyards are drying out thanks to climate change -- but high-tech surveillance drones might just save them. Welcome to our weird new world!

Fe Fi Fo Bummer

Future forests to be smaller, less majestic

California's giant trees -- including its showstopping sequoias and redwoods -- are growing smaller under climate pressure.

Climate & Energy

Quick, go visit the ocean one last time before it dies

We mess with the oceans so much that we may be due for a marine mass extinction, says a new broad study.

Living

Oscar nominations: Everything we love (hint: Mark Ruffalo) and hate

We'd like to issue a very warm congratulations to Official Grist Boyfriend Mark Ruffalo.

survivor: polyp edition

These reefs actually stand a chance of surviving climate change

So let's not destroy them first.

global worming

Climate change could put gross worms in your clams

Oops, too late.

Living

A dog learned how to ride the bus, so you are out of excuses

In Seattle, land of a byzantine bus system, even the dogs know how to handle public transit.

Soil Money

Scientists dig up a new weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Another day, another miracle drug found in the dirt.

Plane Speak

Planes have nobody but themselves to blame for making it harder to fly

Not only are the emissions from your transatlantic flight to Rome gassing the climate -- they're also making it harder for that same flight to get off the ground in the first place.