In Bullheaded Move, Trump Blocks California From Setting Vehicle Emissions Rules

State leaders, environmental groups prepare to challenge decision in court.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

California Just Became the First State to Ban Fur Trapping

Wildlife advocates celebrate new law, look ahead to possible statewide ban on sale of fur.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

In Tucson, Not Everyone Is Equal in the Face of Heat

As summers get hotter, people who work outdoors, those on a low income, and the elderly face imminent peril.

Ellice Lueders The Guardian

Offering Community and Connection in the Age of Separation

Cohousing may be one the best, if currently overlooked, ways to build a sustainable future.

John de Graaf

A Sanctuary for Lost Bears

At the world's largest shelter for brown bears, Romanian animal welfare advocates rehabilitate captive animals and push to change public attitudes towards wildlife.

Claudia Flisi

Iowa’s ‘Agitator in Chief’

Activist and author Ed Fallon has been pushing for climate action for more than a decade. Now he says it's time for a 'full-scale mobilization.'

Mike Kuhlenbeck

Nestlé Sparks Outcry with Plan to Take 1.1 Million Gallons of Water a Day from Florida Spring

Opponents fighting the project say fragile river system cannot sustain such a large draw.

Richard Luscombe The Guardian

Nebraska Court Removes Last Permitting Roadblock to Keystone XL

Anti-pipeline advocates hang their hopes on existing lawsuits and Democrats.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

In Alaska, Wildfires and Unprecedented Temperatures Bring Climate Crisis into Focus

As firefighters tackle blazes, officials face challenges of keeping the state safe from mounting impacts of global warming.

Elizabeth Harball The Guardian

Can Eco-Engineering Help Revive Wales’ Coastal Waters?

Scientists are working to reduce the ecological impacts of breakwaters along our ever-more urbanized coastlines.

Robbie Galvin

Farmed Bees May Be Making Wild Ones Sick

New research shows that native pollinators may be at risk from virus spillover from the honeybee industry.

Jason Bittel

‘The Real Extremists Among Us Destroy Life for Profit’

Conversation: Christopher Ketcham, author of This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West.

Austin Price

South Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Increase Black Rhino Trophy Hunting

African nations, conservation groups split about decision on critically endangered animal.

Damian Carrington The Guardian

Norway Freezes Support for Brazilian Anti-Deforestation Fund

The environmental policies of President Jair Bolsonaro have put the Amazon Fund's future in doubt.

Sue Branford and Thais Borges

Life in the Shadows

In New York's Watkins Glen State Park, certain wildlife thrives in shade.

David Lee Drotar

FDA Finds Unexpected Antibiotic Resistance Genes in ‘Gene-Edited’ Dehorned Cattle

Finding raises regulatory questions as well as concerns around biosafety.

Jonathan Latham and Allison Wilson