Tech to the Rescue?

New technologies are helping investigators track down wildlife traffickers and poachers, but they also raise some troubling ethical concerns.

Eric Freedman

A Park of Contradictions

In Review: Saving Yellowstone: Exploration and Preservation in Reconstruction America

Elisa Shoenberger

Avocado Farms Dry Up Water Resources in Mexico

Rich tradition of cultivating and collecting medicinal plants in Michoacán state is at risk as Indigenous community loses access to water.

Monica Pelliccia

We Should Reframe the Climate Discourse

The biggest challenge of our times could be “framed as us trying to create something beautiful,” says climber Alex Honnold.

Jonathan Shipley


What are we hurting when we take something from nature home?

Paula Carter

Love Notes

By sharing our love of Nature, we can call each other into a better relationship with the Earth and with each other.

Carolyn Finney

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Dozens wounded in clashes with police over eviction from ancestral lands to make way for hunting and safaris.

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Unjust Transition

I am one of tens of thousands of renewable energy workers without a voice on the job.

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Consent decree on two suits against the EPA by residents of one of most polluted parts of Louisiana would lead to a review of federal air pollutant standards.

Oliver Laughland The Guardian

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