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Surviving the Anthropocene

For centuries, human civilization has impacted the world without any understanding of the consequences. If anything is going to survive what's coming next, it'll have to adapt. How did we get here? What could happen? What needs to change?

Space futurism is stupid

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There is no reason to think that billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk know what's best for humanity

Dan Samorodnitsky, Senior Editor

Your own yard could help reverse global insect declines

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Non-native plants are one of many factors driving global declines in insect populations – but you can help

Elyse DeFranco

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Elon Musk's climate change prize is empty and worthless

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Cassie Freund, Wake Forest University

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Chemicals called SVOCs, emitted from household objects, are altering children's microbiomes

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SVOCs are found in plastics, flooring, furniture, and more

Lila Westreich, University of Washington

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This is how climate change is reshaping the entire planet

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Elisa Bonnin, University of Washington

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You should be excited that scientists are releasing 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes this year

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Texas and the Florida Keys will see the release of GM insects in a plan to reduce disease transmission

Lila Westreich, University of Washington

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