Latest posts by Ensia
1 January 2017
Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.
30 November 2016
Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.
27 October 2016
Conservationists seek to eradicate a deadly Asian invader, but finding the necessary funds is proving difficult.
When a tiny Quebec chocolate maker won a gold at this year’s premier International Chocolate Awards for a bar made with Haitian cocoa beans, it rocked the specialty chocolate world.
18 August 2016
16 August 2016
2 July 2016
11 June 2016
10 June 2016
Researchers Around the World Are Learning From Indigenous Communities. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.
“The hardest thing is to sit in a room with scientists who think they’ve discovered something, but their scientific discovery just confirms what our oral histories have talked about forever.”
7 May 2016
As demand for African and Asian tree-based superfoods grows, researchers and entrepreneurs eye ways to maximize benefits for the environment.
5 May 2016
By combining satellite and on-ground weather information, scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.
29 March 2016
Residents of low-income housing need energy efficiency more than others, but are less likely to be able to afford it. How to escape the Catch-22?
3 March 2016
27 February 2016
25 February 2016
The Indonesian island Sumba is working to provide 100-percent renewable electricity to all 650,000 residents by 2025.
5 February 2016
30 January 2016
14 December 2015
Efforts by US politicians and groups concerned about the environment to engage Latino communities seem to be lagging.
16 November 2015
Ahead of the climate change talks in Paris, a look at how the situation surrounding climate change has evolved since the last important negotiations in Copenhagen in 2009.