Full story - February 01, 2019
A brick building with hand-painted sign: End Eminent Domain Abuse
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.
Full story - January 25, 2019
Honduran mother and child on their way to US
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.
Full story - January 18, 2019
A muddy river runs through a green landscape. On one side are trees and a dense forest; the other is bare.
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.
Full story - January 11, 2019
Child drinking water
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, brought lead contamination to the nation's attention in 2015. Now, the spotlight is turning to Newark, New Jersey.
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.