Saving the Bears of Abruzzo

In Italy, efforts to build a viable population of Marsican brown bears are underway.

Monique Gadella

In South Dakota’s Black Hills, A Lithium Boom Promises More of the Same from Mining Industry

Local groups point to disproportionate impact on Indigenous communities in a region with a long history of extraction.

Stewart Sinclair

Forced to Relocate, Pacific Coast Tribes Are Suing Big Oil for Climate Deception

The Makah and Shoalwater Bay Tribes’ lawsuits could signal a new avenue for tribal governments to recover climate costs.

Emily Sanders

Getting Better

The transformative and healing power of radical, alternative spaces.

Greg Frey

Africa’s Dangerous Dalliance with Fossil Fuels

Giant new Nigerian refinery raises tensions between energy development and climate action.

Obiora Ikoku

A Paltry $700 Million Pledged to Loss and Damage Fund at COP28

Pledges are far short of the estimated $400 billion in losses developing countries face each year.

Nina Lakhani The Guardian

Ban on ‘Cyanide Bombs’ on US Public Lands Celebrated as a Win for Wildlife

Federal ban builds on decisions by states like Oregon to fully or partially prohibit the use of M-44s to kill predators and other wildlife.

Jimmy Tobias The Guardian

South Africa Is Taking a Huge Swing to Save Its Imperiled Penguins

The question now is, will it work?

Sarah Wild

Another Timber War Looms

Allowing the liquidation of old-growth forests could set off another era of conflict between loggers and environmentalists in the Pacific Northwest.

Paul Koberstein and Jessica Applegate

Ad Industry Grapples with Role Selling Consumption in Climate Crisis

Does being an effective agency mean selling more products or can it mean helping mitigate the climate emergency?

Amy Westervelt The Guardian

Preserving the Abodes of Tibetan Buddhist Deities

Under increasing climate pressures in Northeast India, monks and monasteries safeguard local lakes and forests.

Bikash K. Bhattacharya

Centuries-Old Trees Offer Clues to the Ongoing Southwest Megadrought

Scientists are using tree rings to inform climate research, but old specimens are increasingly vulnerable in our warming world.

Meryl Phair

US and China’s Joint Climate Plan Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

The breakthrough has been welcomed by experts — but it lacks specific emissions cuts or a commitment to phase out fossil fuels.

Oliver Milman The Guardian

Living on a Land-Constrained Planet: The Imperative of Moving Beyond High-Carbon Bioenergy

The moment has passed for assuming that bioenergy is an option for supporting climate stability.

Gary Graham Hughes

‘A Treasure Beneath Our Feet’: How the Dutch Went Down the Toilet Looking for Heat

Sewage waste is now being seen as a reliable heat source for millions of homes in the Netherlands.

Senay Boztas The Guardian

Rewilding Baby Salmon Using Indigenous Knowledge

The Winnemem Wintu Tribe and fish biologists have designed a groundbreaking salmon egg incubator that mimics the conditions of California’s McCloud River.

Marc Dadigan