Environment

regenerative agriculture
The Promises and Pitfalls of Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture won’t be enough to avoid ecological collapse on its own, but it could be an important part of the solution.

mangroves
Mangroves: How Shrimp Farming and Sea Level Rise Are Threatening These Vital Ecosystems

Mangroves only occupy around 0.1 percent of the globe’s surface area. Yet, they are unique environments crucial to global health and both marine and terrestrial biodiversity.

marine life
We Need to Protect Marine Life Before It Disappears

Seas and oceans cover 71 percent of the world’s surface and provide diverse habitats for a variety of marine life. Protecting them is essential for the future of life on this planet.

Deforestation and Disease Are Leading to Global Economic Uncertainty

Deforestation is a global problem. If it increases the risk of disease, which we now know it does, then the prognosis is more economic catastrophe.

Shaping China’s Future Food System: Jian Yi, Founder of the Good Food Fund

Sentient Media sat down with Jian Yi, founder of the Good Food Fund, a Chinese food sustainability and health NGO that promotes a plant-based diet.

could veganism end world hunger
Could Veganism End World Hunger?

Studies have repeatedly shown that plant-based diets are more sustainable and more equitable than diets heavy in meat and dairy. If that’s true, could veganism end world hunger?

milk pollution in rivers
Milk Pollution in Rivers: The World’s Clean Water Is at Risk

Milk pollution in rivers is a serious problem. About 2.1 billion people still do not have access to safe drinking water, and many of them have the dairy industry to blame.

how does dairy farming cause water pollution
How Does Dairy Farming Cause Water Pollution?

Environmentalists have been at odds with corporate agriculture for years, and while dairy farmers often slip under the radar, they’re not off the hook. So we asked, how does dairy farming cause water pollution?

Fish Without the Catch: Seafood Alternatives Are on the Rise

Innovative approaches to alternative seafood—like “fishless filets” and “crabless cakes”—could mitigate many of the environmental challenges presented by the modern fishing industry.

Another Failed Attempt to Greenwash Beef

Follow along as climate researchers debunk another industry-backed study bragging about the perceived benefits of regenerative agriculture.