The federal government seems poised to rubberstamp more fossil fuel development in northwestern New Mexico. Native communities are pushing back.
Are dynamic Marine Protected Areas the solution to our rapidly changing ocean ecosystems?
In the Arctic, a Conflict over Hoof and Claw
Norway’s recovered golden eagle populations are a joy for conservationists. But Sami herders say the raptor’s taste for reindeer threatens their way of life.
For centuries, the Quilombola people, descendants of escaped African slaves, have survived against insurmountable odds in the Amazon rainforest. Now industrial pollution and a pandemic are threatening their existence.
Cicero Pedrosa NetoAdriana AbreuSam Schramski
Loved to Death
Our longing to be near wild things is forcing millions of creatures indoors. Outdoors, meanwhile, life’s richness grows poorer.
To Our Readers
Use Your Voice: Vote!
If we want to raise the alarm on climate, we’ve got to speak up and demand that our elected leaders heed us.
Maureen Nandini Mitra
Decoding Corporate Spin of Black Lives Matter
If companies are really committed to Black lives, their statements of support should include an honest reckoning with their own products and practices.
Earth Island Reports
Meet the 2020 Brower Youth Award Winners
This year’s winners demonstrate the importance of working across borders and unifying our efforts to protect this planet and its people.
The Outdoors is for Everyone
Junior Wildlife Ranger has launched a virtual badge program that gets kids of all backgrounds outside while safely social-distancing.
Margo Rosenbaum and Serena Bourque
A Return to Nature
Ian Shive’s work has taken him around the world, but he’s best known for his incredible images of America’s public lands.
‘We Need to Focus On People As Well’
In one of the wealthiest countries in the world, access to sanitation still isn’t a guarantee. Catherine Coleman Flowers has been working to fix that.
Kate B. Littleboy
Lessons From the White Continent
Researchers are looking for clues in the past to understand how elevated carbon levels will affect the Antarctic ice sheet in the future.
Science as Literature
The flight patterns of swifts are a fable “teaching us how to make right decisions in the face of oncoming bad weather.
Schooled by Nature
Helping kids turn their love for the environment into action.