Cities are danger zones for migrating birds, but there are ways to help feathered visitors pass through more safely
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~9 min
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Climate models are likely underestimating the true severity of future warming in urban areas.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~8 min
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18 million US children are at risk of hunger: How is the problem being addressed and what more can be done?
An estimated 1 in 4 US children have trouble getting enough to eat at least sometimes. We asked four scholars for their insights..
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~13 min
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A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~5 min
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MIT serves as a laboratory for a multifaceted approach to address the Institute’s own contributions to climate change.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~10 min
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Study finds China’s industrial-park policy is better for productivity when political connections are not a factor.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
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For every kilometre of road in Europe, you're likely to find one dead hedgehog.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Nature is a promise of escape, a moment of relief and a relationship worth cherishing.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~6 min
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Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
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