Full story - January 11, 2019
A person walks through the woods surrounded by greenery.
"Forest bathing" may sound like the latest health fad, but science says it produces real benefits for the people who practice it.
Full story - January 11, 2019
Joshua Tree night sky
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.
Full story - December 21, 2018
Wind turbines Morocco
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.
Full story - December 07, 2018
A woman with long dark hair stands outside with mountains in the background.
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.
Full story - December 07, 2018
DC climate rally
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?
Full story - December 07, 2018
Discarded electronic waste
"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.
Full story - November 30, 2018
Sumatran rhino baby
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.
Full story - November 30, 2018
Rainforest cleared for palm oil plantation
Once viewed as a promising solution to the global increase of carbon emissions, biodiesel fuels have become a huge part of the problem — especially in the rainforests of Indonesia.
Full story - November 30, 2018
COP 24 session in Katowice, Poland
The Trump administration seems determined to ignore the findings in the recently released climate report from its own agencies.
Full story - November 23, 2018
Farmers bend to harvest and grow plants.
In her new book, "Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land," Leah Penniman describes her journey as a woman of color reclaiming space in the agricultural world while providing a comprehensive guide for others who want to follow her path.