Tackling Energy Poverty in Sarawak

Communities in Malaysian Borneo are embracing micro-hydro as mega-dams leave them energy poor.

Fiona McAlpine

Of 100,000-Plus Species Assessed for IUCN Red List Update, Zero Improvements

Latest assessment stresses impact of human overexploitation, paints gloomy picture for our world's species.

Shreya Dasgupta

The Altering Face of the Mont Blanc Massif

Picture-postcard panoramas of the Western Alps hide the growing threat posed by its rapidly retreating glaciers.

Gemma Johnstone

The United States Is the Most Wasteful Country In the World

Each American produces more than 1,700 pounds of garbage a year, according to new report.

Jeff Turrentine

Bringing Nature Back to the Chicago Area

Ecological restoration has deep roots in the Midwest, where extraordinary community efforts have revived prairies, savannas, woodlands, and wetlands.

Christopher Johnson

Lion Shaped Mountain: The Embers of Abandonment

Following a big blaze, Sierra Leone’s chimpanzees must adapt to their new, scorched world.

Andrew Halloran

The Missing Three-Letter Word in the Iran Crisis

Despite our growing understanding of the climate crisis, we're still remarkably dependent on oil. This dependence sways US policy in the Middle East.

Michael T. Klare

Fighting for Animal Welfare on the Path Towards Animal Liberation

A conversation with Farm Sanctuary founder Gene Baur.

Aazan Ahmad

Trump Claims Environment Has Been Key Priority in White House Speech

The president touted his environmental record despite efforts to gut dozens of rules meant to safeguard air and water, stem the climate crisis.

Emily Holden The Guardian

Satellite Imagery Confirms Factory Farm Growth Is Major Cause of Lake Erie Algae Blooms

With the future of the Great Lake in question, environmental groups point to need for greater regulation of runoff from animal feeding operations.

Eric Sandy

The Hydroponic Threat to Organic Food

USDA’s organic certification of hydroponically grown produce is an example of conquest and colonization.

Dave Chapman

Park Service Reportedly Diverting $2.5 Million for Trump’s Fourth of July Jamboree

Critics concerned about cost of celebration, which will include battle tanks, fireworks, and a speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

David Smith The Guardian

Plans for Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site in Kentucky Scuttled. Maybe.

US Bureau of Prisons has withdrawn the $500 million proposal, but Mitch McConnell says he’s going to make it “move forward.”

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Bush Sr. and the US’  Blatant Disregard of Palau’s Nuclear Free Goals

US was playing dirty politics in Palau in the 1980s when a reign of terror against anti-nuclear activists was unleashed in the remote Pacific Islands.

Ed Rampell

Blood-Thinning Rat Poisons Need to Be Strictly Regulated. A California Bill Aims to Do Just That.

AB 1788 advances in state senate; continues to face opposition from industry groups

Lisa Owens Viani

What if We Covered the Climate Crisis Like We Did the Start of the Second World War?

In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same way.

Bill Moyers The Guardian