Mass Mussel Die-Offs Baffle Scientists

The freshwater molluscs that help control silt levels and filter water are facing a mysterious affliction.

The Guardian Emily Holden

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Chains

With a single shot, and a lost companion, human-chimpanzee relationships are stressed in Sierra Leone.

Andrew Halloran

Rescinding Roadless Rule in Alaska Could Boost Mining on Sensitive Wildlands

State, industry eye cache of rare earth elements under Bokan Mountain in Tongass National Forest.

Paul Koberstein and Jessica Applegate

Trump Doubles Down on His Assault on Alaska’s Old-Growth Forests

US Forest Service’s multiple plans to log vast swathes of Tongass National Forest faces stiff opposition

Paul Koberstein and Jessica Applegate

Fighting for Our Children against a Trumpian Future

As the president attacks the environment, education, and healthcare, we have no choice but to keeping pushing back on behalf of future generations.

Frida Berrigan

In India’s Narmada Valley, a Controversial Dam Causes Upstream Flooding and Downstream Thirst

Sardar Sarovar Dam is a classic story of a nation’s failure to deliver environmental justice to its people.

Shawahiq Siddiqui

Here’s How We Can Prevent Borneo’s Forest Fires From Happening Again

Want to avoid toxic haze? Start supporting frontline campaigns.

Fiona McAlpine

Extinction Rebellion’s First Big Act of Civil Disobedience in US Shuts Down Rush Hour Traffic in DC

More shut downs planned for October 7 in LA, Chicago, NY, and major cities across the world.

Matt Miles

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