Full story - April 23, 2021
Mossbrae Falls in the Shasta Cascade area in Dunsmuir, California. In many spiritual traditions, like the Lakota in the US, water represents “the living relationship between you and I and all things."
From Native American traditions to Eastern thought to mainstream Catholicism, spiritual teachings call on humanity to live in harmony with nature.
Full story - April 16, 2021
President Joe Biden speaks about Russia in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Washington.
For Earth Day this year, President Biden is convening leaders from around the world for a virtual conference on the climate emergency.
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 - March 26, 2021
Image of an illegally deforested area on Pirititi Indigenous lands.
The Amazon rainforest, known as the "lungs of the Earth," was thought to limit the damage from climate change. A new study suggests it now may be contributing to it.
Full story - March 26, 2021
An illustration of blue and black magnetic field lines that Earth generates today.
The discovery of a fossilized tree in New Zealand is providing scientists with insight on how magnetic pole reversals could affect life on Earth.
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 19, 2021
Red and white trucks flank a tall drilling well pictured against the sky
The fracking boom has transformed large swaths of rural America, turning towns from idyllic to industrial and threatening the physical and mental health of many inhabitants.
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.