Being Black while in Nature: ‘You’re an Endangered Species’

Many black nature-lovers have to employ defense mechanisms — lest a situation turn sticky and they have to answer questions from a suspecting police officer.

Poppy Noor The Guardian

Humans Explain Things to Me

Nature once tumbled through our language. There are practical ways we can bring it back.

William Powers

Finding Second Lives for Electric Car Batteries

The production of electric and hybrid vehicles generates tons of battery waste, but some companies are finding creative ways to reduce it.

Bill Siuru

With Warming Temperatures, Alaska Pollock Are Shifting Northward

In the Bering Sea, fish are finding refuge far from their traditional range. What does this mean for ecosystems and commercial fisheries?

Theresa Soley

Rock Climbing Can Pose Threat to Cliff-Dwelling Birds, but May also Offer Opportunity

Despite disturbing high-altitude habitat, climbers could be a valuable resource for bird conservation projects.

Brianna Grant

Race, Wealth, and Public Spaces: US Beaches are a New Flashpoint of the Lockdown

Beaches are a polarizing issue amid the pandemic. Experts say that’s because a ‘frenzy of privatization’ led to smaller, more crowded public spaces.

Ankita Rao The Guardian

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BLM Planning Vast Overhaul of Greater Chaco Land Management Plan During Pandemic

Online comment sessions render many voiceless against plan prioritizing fossil fuel production on federal and Native lands in New Mexico, opponents say.

Randall Hyman

Ditch the Bottle

Since the emergence of single-use plastic water bottles, the prevalence of water fountains has been declining in San Francisco and in most cities across the country.

Alexis Van Gelder

The Permian Climate Bomb

Oil and gas production in the Permian Basin remains a major global warming threat even as the number of rigs and wells, and volume of production, dip.

Jennifer Krill

Factory Behind India Gas Leak Operated Illegally Until at Least Mid-2019

Company that owns plastic plant admitted it did not have valid environmental clearance.

Hannah Ellis-Petersen, Aruna Chandrasekhar, and Michael Safi The Guardian

What’s Happening With Those Revisions to the Endangered Species Act?

The pandemic is hampering implementation of the revised rules as well as suits challenging the Trump administration’s efforts to undermine the ESA.

Charles Pekow

Protecting Kenya’s Lions (and Its Livestock)

Innovative initiative aims to mitigate human-wildlife conflict and promote coexistence in the savannas.

Naomi Larsson

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