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Why eco-labelling is so difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic

Graeme Auld, Carleton University and Stefan Renckens, University of Toronto We’ve all, at some point, bought an eco-labelled product. The eco-labels we come to trust are...

Taking fish out of fish feed can make aquaculture a more...

Pallab Sarker, University of California, Santa Cruz The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Aquaculture, or fish farming, is the...

Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the...

Hyejune Park, Oklahoma State University and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong, Oklahoma State University A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to...

Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable...

Mitchell P. Jones, Vienna University of Technology Seven millennia since its invention, leather remains one of the most durable and versatile natural materials. However, some...

The sun is setting on unsustainable long-haul, short-stay tourism — regional...

James Higham, University of Otago Unprecedented border closures and the domestic lockdown have paralysed New Zealand’s $40.9 billion a year tourism industry. In the process,...

It’s time to rethink the disrupted US food system from the...

David R. Montgomery, University of Washington; Jennifer J. Otten, University of Washington, and Sarah M. Collier, University of Washington The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic...

Buildings grown by bacteria — new research is finding ways to...

Wil Srubar, University of Colorado Boulder Buildings are not unlike a human body. They have bones and skin; they breathe. Electrified, they consume energy, regulate...

What is ‘green’ dry cleaning? A toxics expert explains

Joy Onasch, University of Massachusetts Lowell The winter holidays are a busy time for many businesses, including retail stores, grocers, liquor stores – and dry...

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23% of young black women now identify as bisexual

Tristan Bridges, University of California, Santa Barbara and Mignon R. Moore, Barnard College Since 1972, social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart...