Growing Food and Protecting Nature Don’t Have to Conflict – Here’s How They Can Work Together

By Thomas Hertel Growing food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way – while also producing enough of it – is among the most important challenges facing the U.S. and the world today. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us that food security can’t be taken for granted. Putting affordable food on the table requires both […]

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What’s the most sustainable toothbrush? Study finds a surprising answer

You probably don’t think much about your toothbrush, but the one you choose actually makes a big difference to the environment. A group of researchers carried out the first lifecycle assessment of toothbrushes to measure their environmental footprint, with electric ones not doing too well. Healthcare is a major emitter of environmental pollutants that adversely […]

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