Chestnut trees provide a key insight into how people can prepare for the storms that are growing increasingly destructive as a result of climate change.
Chinese journalists reporting from abroad grapple with a conflicted identity, facing both censorship and the perception that their work often serves nationalistic goals.
How do our societies change in the face of apocalypse, and what can we do to ensure our survival?
The world has been ending since the beginning of time. What does it mean to be prepared?
Anthropologists and other scholars are delving into the plight of urban communities where people struggle to meet their nutritional needs. In the process, these researchers are discovering the power—and limits—of self-reliance.
Banana domestication began some 7,000 years ago, but researchers are only now piecing together the global journey of the beloved yellow fruit.