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Environment

 

Innovations in environmental protection

 

A Climate of Mind

People tend to avoid reckoning with climate science—for reasons that have little to do with science.

 

Airport Buzz

Amid landing strips and airline terminals, threatened bee species are finding a much-needed new habitat.

 

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

 

Taking Flight for Conservation

Despite their somewhat ominous reputation, drones are proving to have a wide range of beneficial applications.

 
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Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet

A new book looks at the mix of leadership, strategy, coordination, and evidence leaders need to transform the US health sector.

By Kathy Gerwig | Sep. 15, 2014
 
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When the “Doves” Fly

A Silicon Valley start-up that operates earth-orbiting imaging satellites is making them available to social innovators.

 
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Design for Cleaner Living

A team of social innovators is devising ways to put urban India on track to a tidier future.

 
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Overfished Ocean Strategy

Overfished Ocean Strategy: Powering Up Innovation for a Resource-Deprived World is a book about business innovation and the specific principles that allow companies to navigate empty economic oceans with grace.

By Nadya Zhexembayeva | Aug. 5, 2014
 

The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World

The Big Pivot outlines strategies for saving our world in the face of today's climate and resource challenges.

By Andrew S. Winston | May. 29, 2014
 

Auditing the Auditors

Simple steps to reduce conflicts of interest can improve both pollution reporting and regulatory compliance.