Amazing gravity-defying botanist talks about flying snakes, tree sloths, and the 98 percent of life in the rainforest that we don’t even know exists yet.
A research team recently discovered previously unknown life under young Arctic sea ice. Could it have anything to do with climate change?
“If business isn’t developing solutions to our sustainability issues, they won’t be developed,” says Andy Hoffman, a professor of sustainable enterprise at the University of Michigan.
Renowned biologist Paul Ehrlich talks about the population problem, the “gibbering idiots” who think he’s wrong, and why we’re incapable of coping with slow-rolling environmental catastrophes.
Paleontologist Jonathan Payne says we’re not seeing the sixth mass extinction yet. But give us time …
People are predisposed to wander, but travel has hidden environmental price tags. Human ecologist Bill Durham talks about using our wanderlust to connect people with the planet.
As humanity rushes into urban areas, the future of life on Earth hangs in the balance, says environmental historian Jon Christensen. Can we weave natural ecosystems into our human habitat, and vice versa?
As the sixth great extinction descends on us, we have tough choices to make about which species stay and which ones get voted off the island. Nobel Peace Prize-winning biologist Terry Root has some thoughts for the jury.
Stanford professor Christopher Gardner says all the nutrition studies in the world couldn’t convince Americans to change their diets. He knows what is finally doing the trick, though.