Lela Nargi

Lela Nargi


I am a veteran journalist covering food & food policy, science, sustainability, books, and parenting for a wide variety of outlets including NPR, Civil Eats, Sierra, and Publishers Weekly.


Typhoon vs. Hurricane: What’s the Difference?

Which of these terms you use has more to do with where in the world you live than anything else.

9 Items You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle or Upcycle

You're already recycling paper, bottles, and cans, but there's so much more that you can keep out of landfills.

What the World Would Look Like Without Mosquitoes

Wouldn't it be nice to spend summer evenings outdoors without being menaced by mosquitoes? According to these scientists, we should be careful what we wish for...