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.
Full story - November 23, 2018
Keystone XL protesters
A federal judge in Montana ruled the Trump administration did not adequately consider the project's impact on climate change.
Full story - November 16, 2018
Longhorn cattle on Knepp Estate
When a multigenerational agricultural estate in West Sussex, England, was no longer a fruitful venture — the owners decided to let nature take its course.
Full story - November 16, 2018
California fire firefighter with flames
California’s 2018 wildfire season is one of the most destructive on record. More than 7,500 fires burned nearly 2 million acres of land so far this year — the most land burned in a single year since records have been kept.
Full story - November 09, 2018
Wind turbine against a blue sky.
Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has focused primarily on supporting oil, gas and mining interests — his announcement of new offshore wind projects came as a bit of a shock.
Full story - November 09, 2018
A voter carries a 'blue wave' poster at a rally
The 2018 US midterm elections ushered in a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives — along with new Democratic governors — who pledge to act on climate change. It also ushered out some climate-denying Republicans. Yet overall, the elections had mixed results for the environment.
Full story - October 26, 2018
Organic vegetables in the supermarket
Breast cancer rates were 35 percent less in older women and lymphomas were 70 percent less among high consumers of organic food, a major study has found.