Their high greenhouse gas emissions, environmental impact, and regional conflicts over water sharing offer a clear answer.
The EPA's proposal to tackle lead in drinking water does not go far enough.
Recent blazes in Chile and Argentina have highlighted the need for better environmental laws as the climate crisis deepens.
Conservationists are cleaning up cooking to help save Uganda’s last forests.
The Golden State has some of the strictest hazardous waste rules in the country — but much of its dangerous trash ends up outside state lines.
In Review: The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth
Removal of the second Klamath River dam brings hope for restoration and healing among tribal communities.
In Review: A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions
Researchers look to machines to better hear freshwater ecosystems.
In additon to impacting poultry farms, H5N1, now threatens to disrupt ecosystems and push some endangered animals closer to extinction.
Corn and rice, key ingredients of basic dishes in Venezuelan gastronomy, are getting harder to produce.
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