African catfish can be prepared for sale in canned form, which is more attractive to consumers.
Animals and plants living in cities are more likely to thrive when they are able to quickly adapt to urban conditions.
The Los Angeles area has over 20,000 active, idle or abandoned oil wells. The city and county have voted to ban new ones after studies showed health problems in residents living nearby.
Climate change is colliding with old factory sites where soil or water contamination still exist, and the most vulnerable populations are particularly at risk.
Artificial light is upending trees’ ability to use the natural day-night cycle as a signal of seasonal change.
North America’s 2021 extreme heat event should compel governments to scale innovations from leading cities and countries to advance resilient, restorative and renewable cities.
New research shows using social media can provide a much-needed boost to UK farmers’ wellbeing, connectedness and mental health, and even bank balances.
Governing a city like Lagos, with deep-seated socioeconomic inequalities, is not a job for the fainthearted.
Addis may be shaping up to look like the modern city that the government wants, but it is yet to meet the needs of most residents.
Photos from the early 1900s show LA’s forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and research shows how people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
In ABC’s ‘Abbott Elementary,’ Philadelphia schoolteachers go above and beyond for their students – just like real-life urban schoolteachers do every day, says one scholar.
New research suggests gamifying neighbourhoods could encourage people to travel more actively.
Researchers say educators told them that immigrant students are sometimes made to believe they will be deported. Why? One reason is educators didn’t want them to drag down their school’s test scores.
We are at a tipping point between high-carbon transport and a new world of fewer cars and more walking and cycling.
Here’s how reflective pavement works and what cities need to think about.
A sociologist asked public high school teachers to draw maps of the neighborhood where they teach. Those with more detailed maps also made stronger cultural connections with their students.
A federal proposal could effectively reclassify the homes of millions of Americans as rural, not urban – without anything actually changing about their communities.
Two scholars of cities explain why dense, urban areas will survive – and thrive – long after the pandemic ends, and even if they don’t get a bailout.
A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government’s flood maps indicate.