Amelia Urry

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

scaperodent

Tired of the climate change guilt? Blame this lil’ guy instead

Anthropogenic guilt complex, meet your new best friend: rodentogenic climate change.

Climate & Energy

Watch this guy explain the science behind climate deniers

YouTube science whiz Joe Hanson says when it comes to climate denial, our brains are our worst enemies.

london bridges

London’s garden bridge might be even better than NYC’s High Line

The recently approved plans for the bridge have it all, including a community garden and Titanic-inspired outlooks over the water.

Business & Technology

Here’s all the plastic in the ocean, measured in whales

Sorry about that, sea life.

Living

These crazy maps show just how much ground roads cover

When you look at all the roads in your state, you can learn a lot about how we rewrite the land we live on.

More like M-ANT-hattan

Why ants are NYC’s unsung heroes

A recent survey of the ants of New York turned up a surprising number of different species!

prince of whales

Whales start pulling their own weight, save us for a change

Tar-sands pipeline construction in Canada was halted over concerns about the habitat of endangered beluga whales.

Climate & Energy

Hear that? That’s the sound of the ocean dying

A quarter of the fish we eat rely on healthy coral reefs -- so it's bad news for us when reefs the world over start to go quiet.

on the level

Seas are rising in weird, new ways

New research shows that seas are rising faster in the Southern Hemisphere, thanks to climate change. (Sucks for you once again, Global South!)

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