A clue from an Egyptian tomb has provided scientists with a new explanation of how stones were transported for the construction of pyramids.
May 5, 2014 • 10:04 AM • Share
Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
April 23, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Irrigation and fertilization use varies across and even within cities. Sustainable management plans must rely on a more targeted approach.
March 12, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
Flying high with the new Airborne Snow Observatory.
July 16, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Worries about oil and gas hog the airwaves. But copper is also essential to keep the world running: It threads through your house, your computer, your eco-correct hybrid car. And it’s getting just as difficult, expensive, and environmentally menacing as oil to extract. We have entered the era of tough ore.
July 8, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Three bold plans to turn L.A. into a better, more sustainable version of itself, one that will be able to meet the formidable water, air, and climate challenges of the 21st century.
June 18, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
In the quarter-century since Marc Reisner issued a grim prognosis for water in the American West, various entities have made efforts to reverse what once seemed inevitable.
May 20, 2011 • 4:00 AM • Share
While not every dire prediction has come true, amid swimming pools and thirsty crops, the hard truth remains that the American West cannot maintain its spendthrift ways of using fresh water.
May 13, 2011 • 4:00 AM • Share
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