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.
Full story - September 18, 2020
A group of runners carrying staffs and smile for a group shot
In his memoir, "Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land," Noe Álvarez shares how the communal run helped him reclaim a relationship with the land and reconnect with his parents' migration and life of labor in the agricultural fields of the northwest.
Full story - September 18, 2020
A person wearing a finger sack points at an "I Voted" sticker after casting ballot for the upcoming presidential election as early voting begins in Houston, Texas, Oct. 13, 2020. 
Surveys suggest Black and Latinx voters, along with younger voters, are more likely than white voters to view the environment and climate as their top concerns. The League of Conservation Voters and other environmental groups aim to help mobilize these voters this November.
Full story - August 14, 2020
Biden and Harris wear masks, clasp hands, and Harris points at Biden, smiling with her eyes.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate made history and highlighted the campaign’s focus on environmental justice.
Full story - August 07, 2020
An image of blue water surrounding the Galápagos Islands.
A fleet of more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels off the coast of the Galápagos Islands poses a danger to the area’s delicate ecosystem, Ecuadorian officials say.