Why Are Regional Conservationists Not Supporting the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act? 

The proposed legislation is easily the most ecological, economic, and ethical conservation bill introduced into Congress.

George Wuerthner

Our Kids Want Robust Climate Action, and Are Skipping School to Demand It

Tomorrow's Youth Strike for Climate is expected to be the biggest coordinated global student climate strike yet.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

Genetically Engineered Salmon May Be on Our Plates Soon

But FDA's decision to lift import ban on GM salmon without labeling specifications means you might not know you are eating it

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Ranger Killed Just Weeks after Virunga National Park Reopening

Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was closed for more than eight months following series of attacks on staff last year.

Jason Burke The Guardian

Crafting a Federal Ban on Single-Use Plastics

Experts say Congress could look to local policies to shape national legislation on throwaway plastics

Erica Cirino

Lion Shaped Mountain: Thorns and Thistles

Looking through a small window into the complex world of Sierra Leone's chimpanzees.

Andrew Halloran

The Reservoir

In Bangladesh, a bat-borne virus is poised to become the next pandemic. Is an ecological intervention the answer?

Steven Bedard

Headwaters Forest Reserve and the Battle that Saved It

Reflecting on the campaign to preserve Humboldt's old growth redwoods 20 years later

Dani Burlison

The Woman Who Follows San Francisco’s Urban Coyotes

With the animal making a comeback in many US cities, enthusiasts have become both educators and defenders

Vivian Ho The Guardian

Creating Fuel Breaks Won’t Stop Wildfires in Sagebrush Land

BLM plan ignores key causes of large wildfires in this delicate ecosystem.

George Wuerthner

Three Years After Soda Tax, Sugary Drink Consumption Falls Drastically in Berkeley

Taxing sugary drinks can help in the fight against obesity, heart diseases, and diabetes, shows new study. But Big Soda continues to oppose local efforts to imposes such taxes.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

US Cities Are Becoming More Dangerous for Cyclists and Pedestrians

Even as more people opt to walk and bike, roads remain vehicle-centric

John Rennie Short

Toledo Residents Want Personhood Status for Lake Erie

The controversial bill will allow citizens to sue a polluter on behalf of the lake and for penalties to be imposed.

Daniel McGraw The Guardian

A Natural Return to the Earth

Divesting our end-of-life decisions from fossil fuels

Regina Sandler-Phillips

We Really, Really Need to Start Freaking Out About Climate Change

The window to save the planet is quickly closing. It's time for us to spring into action.

Mayzie Hopkins

Glyphosate Exposure Increases Cancer Risk by Up to 41%, Study Finds

Findings contradict EPA declaration that the controversial weedkiller is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans

Lorraine Chow