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Diving Deep: Microfiber Investigative Series for Ensia

For a three-part multimedia series for the online magazine Ensia, I described how microfiber pollution is a growing concern around the world. Tiny fibers shed by synthetic (and natural) textiles are often covered in potentially toxic dyes and treatment chemicals and are being found in our food, our water and the air we breathe. This […]

How do you solve a problem like food waste?

Solutions to food waste and loss exist — from better packaging to wireless sensors to behavioral science. How do we make them more prevalent to increase their impact? Ensia January 21, 2014 Around the world, one-third of the food produced for human consumption is not actually consumed, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture […]