A climate scientist answers readers’ questions about an initiative that would plant a vast wall of trees to combat the effects of climate change.
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As salmon suffer in Alaska’s warming snow- and rain-fed rivers, some scientists are looking to glaciers to predict the future of these fish.
A new study compares how 14 types of green infrastructure contribute to 22 potential benefits for urban communities.
As leaders in research on ecology, wildfires, and climate change, experts at the Earth Institute are leading the conversation over this environmental catastrophe.
Global demand for beef is fueling the Amazon rainforest fires, and it will take a global solution to fix it.
An Earth Institute adjunct tackles reader questions about the record-breaking fires in Brazil.
A student research project unveils that tiny plastics in laundry detergents and fabrics could potentially have a big impact on ocean health.
Artificial and modified organisms could become essential tools to fight climate change, clean up pollution, protect biodiversity, and more.
A new Earth Institute study offers practical lessons in the implementation of conflict sensitive conservation, a first outside of Africa.
Millions of years ago, vegetation across much of the world underwent a transformation as grasses with a new way of doing photosynthesis displaced previously dominant plants, shrubs and trees. A new study examines what got these plants started, and why they spread so far and wide.