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The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo

Palm oil is an environmental scourge. Plant biology has a solution.

The Idea of Entropy Has Led Us Astray

Let’s stop hustling as if the world is running toward disorder.

Welcome Back, Animals!

It’s time to consider how we can have more animals in our daily lives in the city.

The Hidden Life of Viruses

The COVID-19 crisis has made the dark energy of evolution visible.

Guided by Plant Voices

Plants talk to this ecologist. They tell her how to do better science.

The Ecological Vision That Will Save Us

To avoid the next pandemic, we need a reckoning with our place in nature.

The Pandemic Can’t Lock Down Nature

The wilderness offers not just escape but reassurance.

The Superorganism That Created the Pandemic

A spotlight on the species that dominates the global ecosystem.

We Need to Talk About Peat

Earth’s great storehouses of carbon are looking ominous.

Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Trees

Plants communicate, nurture their seedlings, and get stressed.