10+ Best Articles on Environment
The most useful articles on environment from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Environment Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on environment by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- An environmentalist gets lunch
- 50 simple ways to make your life greener
- The animals that may exist in a million years, imagined by biologists
- An Environmentalist’s Lessons for an Improvisational Life
- Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked
What is ...?
New to #environment? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What is green finance and why is it important?
If it’s marshalled in the right way, the global finance market could become a powerful force for sustainable development.
How to ...?
How to Protect Species and Save the Planet—at Once
A major new report calls on humanity to tackle the biodiversity and climate crises simultaneously. Here's what that might look like.
«HUMANITY IS STRUGGLING to contain two compounding crises: skyrocketing global temperatures and plummeting biodiversity. But people tend to tackle each problem on its own»
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An environmentalist gets lunch
Why being an effective environmentalist can often feel like being a bad one
Do single-use plastic bans work?
The problems caused by plastic waste are rapidly increasing around the globe, but it still serves a useful purpose in food packaging. Can plastic still be a green option?
«brands have transitioned away from refillables to single-use packaging faster in the global North than in the South; it simply made more economic sense,»
An Environmentalist’s Lessons for an Improvisational Life
Improvisation is the essence of environmental learning, sparking the imagination, stimulating creativity, and helping us reinvigorate how we think about our residency on Earth.
«watching the breeze gently ruffle the patches of open water»
What to Expect in Neuroscience, Genetics, Longevity, Biotech, and Psychedelics in 2022
We ask the experts what’s coming in the next 12 months.
The animals that may exist in a million years, imagined by biologists
Fully aquatic whale-rats. Praying mantises the size of dogs. Scientists imagine the future evolution of life on Earth.
«Giant bugs evolving in the future would be “really, really cool,” Alter said. Especially so, she added, “if humans are actually around to see them.”»
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on environment.
Mapped: 30 Years of Deforestation and Forest Growth, by Country
Forests are the great carbon capturers of our planet, and they are a key source of wildlife habitats and vital resources for people around the world. But deforestation is threatening this natural…
Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked
Unpalatable as it may be for those wedded to producing and eating meat, the environmental and health evidence for a plant-based diet is clear
50 simple ways to make your life greener
Expert tips on how to be kinder to the planet – from cooking and cleaning to fashion and finance
Why Paul Ehrlich got everything wrong
And why we should still listen to warnings about environmental catastrophes
Animals Can Count and Use Zero. How Far Does Their Number Sense Go?
Crows recently demonstrated an understanding of the concept of zero. It’s only the latest evidence of animals’ talents for numerical abstraction — which may still differ from our own grasp of numbers.
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Our World in Data
Data and research to understand big global problems and make progress against them. Based out of @UniOfOxford, founded by @MaxCRoser. @email@example.com
Big ideas in science and math. Because you want to know more. Launched by @SimonsFdn. 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting. http://quantamagazine.org
World Economic Forum
The international organization for public private cooperation.
Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦
Writes about economics, tweets about rabbits. Subscribe to my Substack: http://noahpinion.substack.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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