Full story - March 26, 2021
The Belo Monte hydroelectric dam stands in the Xingu River in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. 
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.
Full story - April 02, 2021
A selection of silver refrigerators on display at an appliance store.
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.
Full story - March 05, 2021
National Geographic Explorer and wildlife DJ Ben Mirin.
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."
Full story - March 05, 2021
A worker arranges yellow ginseng displays behind glass cases
American ginseng demand has dried up amid the United States' ongoing trade war with China, economic impacts from the pandemic and anti-Asian rhetoric.
Full story - March 05, 2021
Nuclear reactors of No. 5, center left, and 6 look over tanks storing water that was treated but still radioactive, at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
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.
Full story - February 19, 2021
Protesters demand the release of Indian climate activist Disha Ravi
Amid massive, ongoing farmer protests, the Indian government has cracked down on climate activists, including Disha Ravi, who founded Fridays for Future India.
Full story - January 29, 2021
Joe Biden climate executive action
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.
Full story - February 06, 2021
Enbridge Energy Line 3 protest
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.
Full story - January 29, 2021
An axis deer looks up at a giraffe on Sir Bani Yas Island near Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, June 9, 2017.
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.
Full story - January 29, 2021
A Native American elder performs a ritual ceremony using a feather.
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.

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