Is There a Place for Hydropower in a Warming World?

Their high greenhouse gas emissions, environmental impact, and regional conflicts over water sharing offer a clear answer.

Joshua Frank

Water Filters Can Protect US Communities from Lead and Plastic Pollution

The EPA's proposal to tackle lead in drinking water does not go far enough.

Madison Dennis

New Tactics Demanded As Wildfires Intensify Across South America

Recent blazes in Chile and Argentina have highlighted the need for better environmental laws as the climate crisis deepens.

Sam Meadows The Guardian

Waste, Not Wood, Makes the Best Charcoal

Conservationists are cleaning up cooking to help save Uganda’s last forests.

Claire Greenburger

On the Trail of California’s Hazardous Waste

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.

Zoe Loftus-Farren KPFA - Terra Verde

On Climate Science and Parenthood

In Review: The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth

Sarah Boon

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Undamming the Klamath

Removal of the second Klamath River dam brings hope for restoration and healing among tribal communities.

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Threatened Foodways: Columbia

Are bandeja paisa and sancocho in danger?

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Can AI Help Improve Our Understanding of Life Underwater?

Researchers look to machines to better hear freshwater ecosystems.

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Understanding the Ongoing Bird Flu Crisis

In additon to impacting poultry farms, H5N1, now threatens to disrupt ecosystems and push some endangered animals closer to extinction.

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Threatened Foodways: Venezuela

Corn and rice, key ingredients of basic dishes in Venezuelan gastronomy, are getting harder to produce.

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