The government’s ability to exert eminent domain powers has literally paved the way for much of America’s fundamental infrastructure. Pipelines, highways, railroads, high-voltage transmission lines — all of these projects tend to require long paths across the landscape. Farms and even suburban neighborhoods can be caught in the middle.
Toward the end of 2018, Central American migrant groups of several thousands of people began journeys towards the United States. Many are fleeing a massive drought that has lasted for five years.
On his first day in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro gave the Ministry of Agriculture provisional power over territories belonging to Indigenous peoples and the descendants of runaway slaves — much of which is located in the Amazon rainforest.
"Forest bathing" may sound like the latest health fad, but science says it produces real benefits for the people who practice it.
Trump's partial government shutdown began on Dec. 22, 2018. In the ensuing weeks, concerns have grown about impacts on the nation’s public lands and national monuments.
Just two countries in the world, The Gambia and Morocco, currently have policies that meet the target of 1.5 degrees Celcius set by the Paris climate agreement. The majority of signatories have not fully implemented policies to meet their emissions reductions goals.
New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District is sending Deb Haaland to Capitol Hill — one of the first two Native American women ever to go to Congress.
What might it mean for environmental policy in the US if politicians tapped into the 20 million ‘super-environmentalist’ registered voters who mostly tend to stay home on election day?
"Right to Repair" promotes resources people need to fix the things they own, from smartphones to dishwashers to agricultural equipment. The movement started as a response to the growing stream of e-waste but has broadened its message.
Back in the 1980s, scientists tried to breed captive Sumatran rhinos to save the species, with very limited success. But now a new coalition is hoping to learn from past mistakes and renew the breeding program.