This is the final installment of Today OnEarth, but don’t panic! Today OnEarth—which started as our publication’s daily news digest and has evolved in recent months to feature the most eye-opening story of the day—is giving way to something even better. In a matter of hours, we’ll be launching our new website and its daily newsfeed Earthwire, which takes what we’ve been doing with TOE to the next level.
We know you’re pressed for time and bombarded with constant streams of information. Earthwire is designed to help sift through all that, pointing you toward the fun, fascinating science and nature stories that matter most—then offering explainers and analyses to make it clear why they’re important. And it’s optimized for mobile, so you phone junkies can get an easy Earthwire fix on the go.
Earthwire will kick off each morning with an amazing visual story (our Eye Opener), followed throughout the day by news briefs and a daily explainer article from our lead writer, Brian Palmer, formerly a Washington Post science columnist and the chief explainer at Slate. Each day our roster of smart, insightful freelance correspondents will bring you the latest health, science, wildlife, and regional news. Then we’ll conclude each evening with a Nightcap, spotlighting our favorite greenread of the day.
Alongside Earthwire, we’re also relaunching OnEarth magazine in an all-digital format. You’ll continue to get the kind of in-depth reporting, eye-popping visuals, and solution-seeking stories you've come to expect. But now each issue will take a deep dive into a single topic of critical environmental importance. We’ll enlist top writers and thinkers to delve into the subject from multiple viewpoints and offer critical insight into how we can meet the challenges it presents. (Case in point: New York Times’ Andy Revkin contributed to our first issue "Will Cities Save the Planet?" with an interview of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.)
We hope you’ll love what we’ve done with our new publication and continue to check out the new onEarth and Earthwire every day. (We’ll still be at onearth.org, so no need to change your bookmarks.) And please let us know what you think of our efforts via Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail. We’ll be listening!
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