Microbial Protein Could Halve The Planet’s Deforestation

In a study recently published in Nature, scientists have claimed that swapping “20% of the world’s beef consumption with microbial protein” would lead to a massive reduction in deforestation—half the current level—over the next 30 years. Meat alternatives have drastically smaller carbon footprints than that of cattle; not only does livestock lead to cutting down trees, but also increased methane emissions from cows. The demand …

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Every day, we publish stories that aim to satisfy, inform and inspire readers. From travel pieces and test drives to artist profiles and deep dives into design, our site’s subject matter reflects our mission: to discover and share stories at the intersection of art, design, style, culture and technology. Since there are so many different types of articles on the site, perusing data to reveal …

Herb Williams’ Crayon-Based Busts + Sculptures

Nashville-based artist Herb Williams’ playful crayon sculptures address climate change in ways more palatable for children. Inspired by wildfires, extreme weather and deforestation, his works make statements embedded with complex references and calls for action. “The epic catastrophes, disasters, and pandemic are virtually impossible to navigate as adults, so I am trying to create works that will help children understand and eventually deal, most hopefully …