Full story - October 23, 2020
A person wears colorful, pride-themed boots as they await the start of a queer liberation march for Black Lives Matter and against police brutality
The great outdoors is wild, rugged — and often cast in masculine terms. So, it can be easy for queer and gender non-conforming people to feel excluded from outdoor spaces. Photographer Wyn Wiley wants to change that.
Full story - October 30, 2020
A protester holds a sign that reads SOS among other protesters on a street in Austria.
Climate change is disrupting lives and causing deep anxiety, especially for the young people organizing to address it. A new book lays out strategies to help Generation Z activists address climate-fueled anxieties and envision a resilient future.
Full story - October 23, 2020
A vast, white sheet of ice
The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets are melting at alarming rates due to climate change and will continue to do so for decades — even if the Paris climate agreement goals are met.
Full story - October 09, 2020
I-70 and Glenwood Canyon
I-70 is the only major interstate highway that runs over the continental divide in Colorado. Earlier this summer, it was closed for two weeks following the Grizzly Creek Fire in Glenwood Canyon. It’s just one example of emerging transportation challenges linked to climate disruption.
Full story - October 09, 2020
Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks and gestures into a mic during the third day of her Senate confirmation hearing.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a conservative who tends to interpret the law narrowly, which could spell trouble for environmental laws intended to address climate change.
Full story - October 09, 2020
The Endurance, trapped in sea ice along the Weddell Sea.
2020 has been a challenging year, to put it mildly. A new book by family therapist Rosamund Zander suggests ways we can all overcome stress, fear and danger by acting out of optimism rather than despair.
Full story - October 02, 2020
Two coal miners in uniform with skinned blackened from coal mining.
Former coal miners who suffer from black lung disease are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 and many are not getting the care or the benefits they need.
Full story - October 02, 2020
A photo of a tan beavor
The Eurasion beaver, hunted to extinction in the UK by the early 16th century, is now back and helping to transform and heal the landscape.
Full story - September 25, 2020
RBG memorial at Capitol
In addition to championing women’s rights, late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took a strong and sophisticated stand on protecting nature and the climate.
Full story - September 25, 2020
A 1790 Treaty of Muscogee (Creek) Nations and the US, written with elegant cursive script
A recent Supreme Court ruling recognized Native Americans sovereignty over millions of acres of tribal lands in Oklahoma, partially rectifying decades of ignored rights and disregarded treaties.