The company that built and operates the Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu River in Brazil has begun drawing down some 85% of the river, an amount scientists and Indigenous peoples believe will have catastrophic effects.
Despite his efforts to buy a climate-friendly refrigerator, climate reporter Phil McKenna ended up buying a "carbon bomb" containing a greenhouse gas thousands of times more potent than CO2.
Music producer and National Geographic explorer Ben Mirin, creator of the website Beast Box, is "a messenger for the intricately tuned voices of the natural world."
American ginseng demand has dried up amid the United States' ongoing trade war with China, economic impacts from the pandemic and anti-Asian rhetoric.
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is running out of space to store its radioactive water. Japanese authorities want to release it into the Pacific Ocean.
Amid massive, ongoing farmer protests, the Indian government has cracked down on climate activists, including Disha Ravi, who founded Fridays for Future India.
To meet ambitious Paris climate accord goals, the US government needs to work with business to shift trillions of dollars to investments in new energy and infrastructure, says Alden Meyer, senior associate with climate think tank, E3G.
Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to Wisconsin, if completed, is facing strong opposition from Native American tribes and environmental activists.
Ecologist Carl Safina’s latest book, “Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty and Achieve Peace," explores how animals live their lives within definitive cultures and customs.
To lose an elder is like burning a textbook, says Jason Salsman, a spokesperson for the Muscogee (Creek) nation in Oklahoma. For Native Americans, the overall COVID-19 mortality rate is nearly twice that of white Americans.