In Samala, Kenya, Hasita Bhammar looks for ways to protect both local livelihoods and cheetah populations.
Ben Morelli visits a Material Recovery Facility in Austin, Texas, as part of a summer spent in pursuit of zero waste.
Celine Lim travels to Indonesia’s Central Kalimantan, where the rapid expansion of palm oil is impacting the local environment and economy.
Tara Meyer braves Tajikistan’s Hissar Mountains to conserve the elusive snow leopard.
In her summer research, Sarah Barbo searches for links between nature and public health. These connections help make a new kind of business case for the environment: dramatic savings in health care costs.
Colin Brown takes to the Inner Mongolian steppe, with an eye to the effects of climate change.
In the Cordillera Apolobamba of western Bolivia, Kate Heller visits indigenous communities in the early stages of developing a tourist economy.
Mercury, a tenaciously persistent element, doesn’t just go away. In towns along the Madre de Dios River in Peru, David Gonzalez is studying how gold mining puts public health at risk.
Uta Jürgens reflects on the links between environmental and animal welfare in her response to The Ghosts in Our Machine, which screened at Yale’s 2014 Environmental Film Festival.
The agrarian prophet discusses food, farming, and why he has hope.
Gringo Trails, which screened at this month’s Environmental Film Festival at Yale, explores how tourist destinations can be both a blessing and a curse.
Stephanie Stefanski explores an unusual relationship between kelp gulls and southern right whales off the coast of Patagonia.
Angel Hsu uses Google autocomplete results to explore how popular perceptions of the environment square with reality.
Amchi Nyima Samphel, a ninth-generation Tibetan healer, discusses traditional medicine and the challenges his practice faces in the 21st century.