4 Major Environmental Treaties the US Never Ratified — But Should

Most of the world’s countries support these global agreements on conservation and pollution, but the United States is noticeably absent.

Tara Lohan

The Journey to Save a Turtle

Dan Thompson has dedicated 25 years to rescuing the Blanding’s turtle from the edge of extinction.

Jennifer Taylor

Turning Things Around on a Warming Planet

Netflix’s newest documentary featuring Britain’s most famous natural history filmmaker explores the causes of and solutions to the climate crisis.

Ed Rampell

A Woman Named Eunice Foote Documented Physics of Climate Change in 1800s

A rare female scientist in her time, Foote explicitly warned about the basic science. Why haven’t we listened more closely?

Sylvia G. Dee

Drought and Fire Are Pushing Australia’s Platypus to the Brink

Ecologists are racing to gather data on the curious monotremes as climate threat looms large.

John Pickrell

Salmon Nearly Boiled Alive in Pacific Northwest Heatwave Captured on Video

A conservation group recorded the video in the Columbia River on a day when water temperatures breached 70F.

Hallie Golden The Guardian

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Fishing for the Future

In Sinaloa, Mexico, fishers are pairing up with researchers to monitor sea turtle populations and reduce bycatch.

Keegan Sentner

Placer Gold Mining a Major Threat to Russia’s Rivers

Russian activists seeking to protect local waterways can learn a few lessons from their cross-border counterparts in China and Mongolia.

Eugene Simonov

What’s in Wildfire Smoke?

As the US West burns once again, a toxicologist explains the health risks and how to protect yourself.

Luke Montrose

Deadly Disease Outbreak in Breeder Deer Threaten Texas’ 3.9 Million Whitetails

State wildlife dept’s approach to containing Chronic Wasting Disease inadequate, say conservationists.

James William Gibson

How Animals Die in America

We need federally mandated product labels that disclose how goods cause animal suffering or death.

Timothy DeLizza

We Need a Deep Green New Deal

Progressive green policy should consider the true social, labor, and ecological injustices of ceaseless economic growth.

Don Fitz

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