In an unusual new study, scientists say they have detected a growing fingerprint of human-driven global warming on global drought conditions starting as far back as 1900.
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Cutting carbon emissions and fostering healthier eating habits can go hand-in-hand.
A new book, the second in a series of primers with the Earth Institute imprint, provides an interdisciplinary overview drought, bringing together many fields including climate science, hydrology and ecology.
We look at research from the Earth Institute and beyond to answer questions about the impacts of beef, soy, and more.
In a new study, scientists use urine salts to reconstruct the timing and scale of the Neolithic revolution at a Turkish archaeological site.
Liberian NGO Green Advocates has been using OpenLandContracts.org to give rural communities more leverage in the decisions that affect their lands.
A new study finds that coffee farmers could be better off financially if they used shade-growing practices for part of their production.
Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today.
A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.