resources

Foreign-Made Goods

We Sent US Soldiers to World War I With Barely Any Gear

How under-equipped American troops adapted to using foreign weapons tech as they entered the Great War.
David Longenbach
4.9.17
water

We Should All Be Drinking Recycled Pee

Astronauts do it. Why can't we?
Kate Lunau
3.22.17
Asteroid Mining

A Weird Canadian Tax Incentive Could Get Space Mining Off the Ground

“Space mining is going to happen whether Canada wants it to or not.”
Bryson Masse
2.16.17
deep sea mining

We Need to Regulate the Seabed Before Mining Companies Destroy It

Commercial activity on the bottom of the ocean may destroy ecosystems we don’t even know exist.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.6.17
water

Singapore Is Putting the US to Shame with Water Conservation

The average person in Singapore uses 40 gallons of water per day, compared to 100 gallons in the US.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.3.17
Interviews

The Standing Rock Water Protectors Aren’t Leaving

We asked water protectors around camp what they plan to do after Dakota Access Pipeline construction was halted.
Avery White
12.9.16
water

Bolivia Declares Water Emergency, El Niño Blamed

"We have to be prepared for the worst," says Bolivia’s president.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.22.16
News

This List of Fake News Websites Proliferating on Facebook Is Staggering

A media professor assembled a list of known purveyors of fake news for the sake of her students. But it's now public, and has grown to include nearly 150 websites.
Samantha Cole
11.15.16
Gaming

Are the Drones in 'No Man's Sky' Where Conservation Is Heading?

In 'No Man's Sky,' conservations drones attack you if you start carting off too much of a planet's resources.
Leif Johnson
8.12.16
Canada

This US City’s Move to Divert Great Lakes Drinking Water Is Just the Beginning

It's the first request of its kind. More will come.
Amanda Roth
6.22.16
Features

How 'Neighborhood Simulator' Block'Hood Turns a City Into an Organism

Block'hood's ideal is of harmony and cycles and flows—of inputs that feed into outputs, which feed back into the system again.
Richard Moss
6.16.16
Quebec

The Fight Over Who Gets Clean Drinking Water From the Great Lakes

One US town has contaminated water. Environmentalists and some Great Lakes communities say, you can’t have ours.
Amanda Roth
4.22.16
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