When it comes to solving the issue of plastic pollution, who would you say is responsible? Is it individuals like you and me, is it the corporations that produce plastics or products made from it, or is it the government with its rules and regulations?
Sugar substitutes are popular for many reasons, but rumors about their impacts on health are rampant.
The Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, are a set of targets for the world to meet by the year 2030. Learn how science and technology can help us accomplish them.
Plastic pollution in waterways harms marine life and could even affect human health. Learn how a combination of individual and collective actions can help make a dent in this growing global challenge. Featuring: Kera Abraham Panni, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Anaerobic digestion describes the process of using microorganisms to break down food and animal waste, generating biogas as a result. Learn how biogas can be used as a renewable source of heat and energy, as well as hurdles hindering broad implementation.
This week @ISGPforum co-hosts discuss opportunities and challenges associated with carbon dioxide utilization. Can this ideal solution help address climate change?
Lewis Raven Wallace visits displaced residents in New Bern, North Carolina, who are still struggling for housing and health in the wake of last year's Hurricane Florence.
Yes, the world is overpopulated, but the problem is NOT too big to solve. In this roundtable discussion we've convened the "overpopulation solution team" from World Population Balance to offer a "sustainable future" scenario.
Bees are quite possibly the most important pollinators on the planet, but their well-being is under siege. Learn what's happening to the bees, how this could affect our food system, and what governments and individuals are doing to help address the problem.
In the aftermath of the midterm U.S. election in November, 2018, the World Population Balance team discusses the ways democracy is hamstrung by overpopulation.
The public's impression of scientists (and science as a whole) is often shaped by characters depicted in TV or movies. How has the portrayal of scientists in the entertainment industry changed over time, and what can a show like The Big Bang Theory teach us about the strategic use of science in pop culture?
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.