Farmers and community gardeners from around the world gather in Mendocino, California to explore a method for growing more food on less land — that reduces the need for precious resources.
World demand for seafood is rising, but many of the world’s oceans are already overfished. Now scientists are creating vegetarian diets for species like trout, which may lessen the strain on over-fished oceans.
Does a shift toward renewable energy sources mean choosing between wind turbines and wildlife? Author William H. Funk weighs in.
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.
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.
In the search for greater efficiency, green builders are looking to nature for answers.
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