Reseeding after Wildfire Often Does More Harm than Good

Replanting burned landscapes may be a natural response, but it can come come with steep costs to biodiversity.

Tara Lohan

Transforming Australia’s Coal Country

What would it mean to create an alternative economy in the Hunter Valley that did not sacrifice the land, the water, and the climate?

Georgina Woods

Trump’s Attempt to Rewrite NEPA Likely to Face Legal Challenges

Environmentalists say proposed revisions to nation's oldest environmental law would lead to more carbon emissions, endanger wildlife and citizens.

Charles Pekow

Is Spanish Basque Country a Model for a Sustainable Future?

Things aren't working out the way many of us hoped. But we could learn something from this small entrepreneurial nation.

Bruce Rich

Jakarta Residents Sue Government After Historic Flooding

New Year's Eve rain was highest for a single day since records began in 1996.

Andy Rowell

Unprecedented Fires Are Transforming Unique Australian Ecosystems

The Gondwana Rainforests were meant to be protected in perpetuity. They are among the areas that have recently burned.

Georgina Woods

Can Air Purifiers in Schools Improve Academic Performance?

After purifiers were installed in southern California classrooms following a gas leak, students saw gains on math and English tests.

Mario Koran The Guardian

Marine Fog Brings Mercury Pollution to California Mountain Lions

Potent neurotoxin joins the growing list of threats these apex predators face.

Austin Price

Bay Area City Embroiled in Battle over Coal Export Ban

Proposed ordinance to ban coal and petcoke handling has put the City of Richmond on the frontlines of the fight for environmental justice and climate action.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

How Volunteers and Radio Tags Are Helping Protect Scotland’s Bats

Citizens are increasingly interested in seeing bat populations, and the habitats they rely on, thrive.

Victoria-Lynn Bell

Engaging Young Conservationists in the Classroom

'In addition to bringing students to nature, we should bring nature to students.'

Bill Tong

Irish Data Center Boom Is Complicating Country’s Climate Efforts

Surge in data processing industry will increase already high carbon emissions.

Rory Carroll The Guardian

Life at the End of the National Food Chain

Sitka, Alaska, offsets food insecurity through farming, fishing, and foraging — and an uncommon sense of community.

Mark Winne

Preserving Our Urban and Rural Wilds for the Next Generation

In Review: Irreplaceable: The fight to save our wild places.
Julian Hoffman
Penguin Books, 2019, 416 pages

Sarah Boon

Tens of Thousands Stranded While Attempting to Flee Australia Fires

Prime Minister Scott Morrison urges patience, deflects criticism about his government’s policies to address climate change.

Ben Smee and Luke Henriques-Gomes The Guardian

The Paradox Embedded in Extinction Rebellion’s Appeal

The movement’s call for political diversity is inevitably, and almost uniformly, answered by liberals.

Luke Buffini