Reseeding after Wildfire Often Does More Harm than Good

Replanting burned landscapes may be a natural response, but it can come come with steep costs to biodiversity.

Tara Lohan

Transforming Australia’s Coal Country

What would it mean to create an alternative economy in the Hunter Valley that did not sacrifice the land, the water, and the climate?

Georgina Woods

Trump’s Attempt to Rewrite NEPA Likely to Face Legal Challenges

Environmentalists say proposed revisions to nation's oldest environmental law would lead to more carbon emissions, endanger wildlife and citizens.

Charles Pekow

Is Spanish Basque Country a Model for a Sustainable Future?

Things aren't working out the way many of us hoped. But we could learn something from this small entrepreneurial nation.

Bruce Rich

Clean Tech Versus a People’s Green New Deal

Rich nations’ proposals for greening the economy need to acknowledge that their wealth rests on economic exploitation and ecological spoliation of poorer countries.

Max Ajl

Jakarta Residents Sue Government After Historic Flooding

New Year's Eve rain was highest for a single day since records began in 1996.

Andy Rowell

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The Problem with Plastics

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