Deep-Sea Mining Standoff in the Pacific

As one company pushes to start mining in international waters, activists are calling attention to all that's at stake.

Zoe Loftus-Farren KPFA - Terra Verde

Getting Religion Right

Faith offers a powerful source of moral motivation for Earth care.

Maureen Nandini Mitra

Talking Points: Winter 2024

News in Brief

Journal Staff

Ban on ‘Cyanide Bombs’ on US Public Lands Celebrated as a Win for Wildlife

Federal ban builds on decisions by states like Oregon to fully or partially prohibit the use of M-44s to kill predators and other wildlife.

Jimmy Tobias The Guardian

South Africa Is Taking a Huge Swing to Save Its Imperiled Penguins

The question now is, will it work?

Sarah Wild

Another Timber War Looms

Allowing the liquidation of old-growth forests could set off another era of conflict between loggers and environmentalists in the Pacific Northwest.

Paul Koberstein and Jessica Applegate

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Winter 2024

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Ad Industry Grapples with Role Selling Consumption in Climate Crisis

Does being an effective agency mean selling more products or can it mean helping mitigate the climate emergency?

Amy Westervelt The Guardian

Preserving the Abodes of Tibetan Buddhist Deities

Under increasing climate pressures in Northeast India, monks and monasteries safeguard local lakes and forests.

Bikash K. Bhattacharya

Centuries-Old Trees Offer Clues to the Ongoing Southwest Megadrought

Scientists are using tree rings to inform climate research, but old specimens are increasingly vulnerable in our warming world.

Meryl Phair

US and China’s Joint Climate Plan Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

The breakthrough has been welcomed by experts — but it lacks specific emissions cuts or a commitment to phase out fossil fuels.

Oliver Milman The Guardian

Off Track

A road project through the Alaskan tundra could open up the Brooks Range to mining and harm wildlife and Native lifeways.

Benjamin Alva Polley

Proposed California Wood Pellet Facility Raises Justice Concerns

Tuolumne County wants to set up a wood pellet export industry, but it comes with public health risks.

Gary Graham Hughes KPFA - Terra Verde

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