The Biomass Delusion Comes to Mississippi

Lucedale citizens protest plans for largest wood pellet plant in the world.

Rita Frost

Learning from the Camp Fire Six Months On

California’s deadliest wildfire holds important lessons for communities across the West as we approach a new fire season.

George Wuerthner

AI-Backed Sensors Help Reduce Wind Turbine Risks to Protected Birds

New technology identifies target species, shuts down turbines to avoid deadly collisions

Angela Sivak

The Philippines Is Rallying Behind Its Disappearing Dwarf Buffalo

From Indigenous groups to international conservation organizations, everyone is getting in line to save the critically endangered tamaraw.

Jason Bittel

Will Congress Find the Political Will to Fix Our Federal Flood Insurance System?

Legislators just punted — for the 11th time — on an opportunity to fix the government program that assesses flood risk.

Tara Lohan

A Sense of ‘Flight Shame’ May be Changing Travel Habits

In parts of Europe, air travel is becoming taboo for its big carbon footprint.

Andy Rowell

Jordan Cove Terminal Opponents Celebrate Win Against Project, Vow to Keep Fighting

An Oregon agency has denied water quality certification for the natural gas export facility, but the project isn't dead yet.

Juliet Grable

The Butterfly Effect: Five Stages of Anthropocenic Grief

Two years into the Twilight of the Bugs. Loving and mourning don’t seem to be so hard.

Evan A. Warfel

We Need to Protect Our Solar System from Mining Rush, Scientists Say

New proposal calls for 'space wilderness' designations as startups eye precious metals on asteroids, planets, and moons.

Ian Sample The Guardian

The Return of the Clark Fork Delta

How an Idaho community is restoring an ecologically and culturally significant wetland that was once written off as lost.

Cate Huisman

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Inferno

In Sierra Leone, people have been fallow farming for generations. Today, it poses new hazards to human and chimpanzee communities alike.

Andrew Halloran

In Rebuke of Trump, California Bans Pesticide Linked to Childhood Brain Damage

EPA had moved to ban chlorpyrifos under Obama, but Trump administration rejected the science and reversed course.

Sam Levin The Guardian

The Bridge Between Land and Sea

How Sri Lanka is establishing itself as a world leader in mangrove restoration.

Dennis Mombauer

Death by Rail

Trains can be deadly for animals ranging from elephants to grizzlies to frogs, but we're just starting to learn about preventing collisions.

Tara Lohan

To Save The Planet, Apply Poison

True change can only be driven by revolutionary action and long-term radical organizing — not chemical collusion and compromise.

Max Wilbert

Cyclone Idai’s Deadly Impact Was Worsened by Zimbabwe’s Forest Plunder

Rapid rise in logging and illegal gold-mining operations has destroyed natural barriers that softened the impact calamitous floods in past.

Ray Mwareya