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

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

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The Fires This Time

In California, conditions remain all too dry and all too hot.

Rebecca Gordon

Why Do We Talk About the Impact of Burgers But Not Bags?

Demand for leather is also a significant driver of the ecologically-destructive cattle industry.

Emma Hakansson

Goldfish Dumped in Lakes Growing to More Than 1ft, Threatening Ecosystems

Minnesota pet owners warned not to release fish into wild, where they wreak havoc on native species.

Edward Helmore The Guardian

Conservationist Fights for Persian Leopards in Iraqi Kurdistan

Hana Raza is determined to overcome conflict- and gender-related obstacles to establish a network of protected areas for the endangered big cats.

Veronika Perková 

One Solitary Whale, Heard for Decades, Never Seen

A motley crew of marine scientists and documentarians embark on a quest to locate this elusive troubadour of the deep.

Ed Rampell

Arizona’s Last Ocelot Faces A Life in Isolation

Lil’ Jefe, the only known remaining member of its species in the state, is cut off from his kind by Trump’s border wall.

Francisco Martinezcuello

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