If you needed to grow food in your city, where would you do it? How do you find space with healthy soil, safe water, and adequate sunlight? How do you know the space is safe, affordable, and accessible to the community? This QUEST classroom activity shows you how.
The next “big one” is never out of mind for San Francisco residents who may have a new place to gather if one landscape architecture firm has its way.
Forty percent of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten. From "farm to fork", there are many reasons for food waste, including consumer demand for perfect produce and confusion over expiration dates printed on packaged foods. This massive waste occurs as one in six Americans struggles with hunger every day, even in affluent regions such as Silicon Valley.
Journalist Alan Weisman's latest book, Countdown, explores how we can sustainably manage a population of seven billion people.
Recent measurements show that the billions of tons of old carbon hidden deep in the earth may release into the atmosphere, greatly accelerating climate change.
As “canaries in the coal mine” for a changing environment, a select group of African frogs may help scientists protect endangered frog species far and wide.
Although urban agriculture is on the rise nationwide, in locavore-loving San Francisco, some difficult challenges are emerging
Restoring marshlands along the shore of San Francisco Bay may be the key to protecting communities from rising sea level and it may lend a helping hand to some endangered species, too.
Construction crews are starting work on the largest dam removal project in California history.