Global demand for beef is fueling the Amazon rainforest fires, and it will take a global solution to fix it.
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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.
It includes species that live nowhere else on Earth, and emphasizes the need to protect these unique mountain forests.
Restoring natural ecosystems can make communities more resilient to climate change while offering other benefits along the way.
Between 2016 and 2018, the Center for Climate and Life awarded $2.1 million to 10 leading scientists who are bringing a fresh perspective to one of the most pressing issues of our times.
The annual survey of biodiversity in New York City’s waterways had a great turnout on Saturday.