habitat

chubbs

Watch a Giant Gator Named 'Chubbs' Scare and Entice Golfers In Florida

Chubbs and colossal, slow-rolling gators like him are beneficiaries of 45 years of alligator conservation.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
role-play

We Talked to the Guy Who's LARPing 'The Martian' in His Backyard

How Jeff Raymond is developing sustainable agriculture for communities on Earth and the Red Planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.2.17
space lettuce

Inside NASA’s Space Farming Labs

If astronauts are going to make it on long duration space missions, they’re going to need some veggies.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.25.17
Commodore 64

This 80s MMO Needs Your Help to Stay Alive

'Habitat' needs your Java skills.
Nicole Carpenter
2.7.17
nasa

NASA Wants You to Design and Build a 3D-Printable Mars Habitat

Be the architect behind the first houses on the Martian block.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.16
wwf

Two-Thirds of Wild Animal Populations Could Be in Decline by 2020

A new WWF report looks at land, ocean, and freshwater species around the world.
Kate Lunau
10.27.16
Luxury Week

Meet the Submarine Inventor Who Wants Everyone to Live Under the Sea

Deep-ocean explorer Phil Nuytten is designing an underwater base.
Jackie Wong
9.28.16
Terraform

The Rewilding

Fewer people live in Nebraska these days than on Mars. In an electrified compound, the last ranchers on the Great Plains fight to stave off predators—lions, cheetahs, hyenas—imported by the wealthy.
Ben Goldfarb
7.6.15
video

Researchers Are Putting Little Backpacks on Owls for a Good Reason

They hope the data helps in future conservation efforts.
Jordan Valinsky
5.28.15
Food

An Australian is Going to Die on Mars to Prove a Point About Sustainability

Dianne McGrath will go all the way to Mars to convince you to take food waste more seriously.
Denham Sadler
2.19.15
earth

Extinct Passenger Pigeons Are Making a Comeback

The taxidermied remains of Martha, the last passenger pigeon, are Smithsonian-bound. But that's not the species' only comeback.
Becky Ferreira
6.22.14
videos

The Aquatic Life of Dennis Chamberland: One Man's Quest to Colonize the Sea

Watch our documentary "The Aquatic Life of Dennis Chamberland"
ALEX PASTERNACK
3.10.10