Mountain Valley Pipeline Pushed Forward on False Claims of Need

Claims that MVP is needed for energy security or demand — or that it is nearly built and has no legal hurdles ahead — are contradicted by data.

Michele Bustamante, Amy Mall, and Tom Rutigliano

Spanish Firm’s Plans to Farm Octopuses Raises Ethical Quandaries

The idea should be nixed before it ever becomes a reality, say activists and researchers.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

In Sarawak, Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

As Malaysian timber giant Samling’s SLAPP suit against SAVE Rivers is adjourned for a fourth time, communities continue their fight against the logging company.

Fiona McAlpine

In this Arctic Town, Movements Triggered by Water Pose the Biggest Challenge

The “green shift” isn’t enough, says mayor of Longyearbyen, which is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth.

Randall Hyman

Chevron’s Carbon Offsets are Mostly Worthless and Some May Cause Harm, Research Says

Investigation finds energy giant’s efforts to offset its huge emissions rely on schemes with little impact.

Nina Lakhani The Guardian

‘Six Times the Size of Yosemite’: The New Tribal Sanctuary Off the Super-Rich LA Coast

Viewed by the Chumash people as their ancestral home, the Native American tribe is behind the first Indigenous-led initiative to protect the ocean and repair its damaged ecosystem.

Lucy Sherriff The Guardian

The Scrappy Team Putting Colombia’s Incredible Butterfly Diversity on the Map

How one nature photographer’s effort to identify the insects in his photos morphed into ambitious nationwide documentation project.

Joshua Collins

A Win-Win for Whales and Air Quality

Novel program on the US West Coast incentivizes cargo ships to slow down to protect marine mammals, reduce emissions.

Sachi Mulkey

A Zambian Activist’s Win Against British Mining Firm Sets Legal Precedent

Chilekwa Mumba helped lead a citizen’s suit against Vedanta Resources for pollution from its massive copper mine. Its success is informing similar international initiatives.

Zoe Loftus-Farren

Italian Oil Firm Eni Faces Lawsuit Alleging Early Knowledge of Climate Crisis

Company accused of ‘lobbying and greenwashing’ for more fossil fuels despite knowing of risks.

Stella Levantesi The Guardian

Nickel Mining Puts Indonesian Fishers On Edge

Green groups are urging the government to scrap a potentially devastating mining deal.

S. Shree Raaman

A Seattle School Program is Reintroducing Salmon to an Urban Stream

But some critics say using hatchery-raised fish to teach kids about the importance of healthy watersheds isn't a great idea.

Kevin Bailey

The Promise and Pitfalls of Wave Power

A new facility on the US Northwest coast will test the potential of the ocean to create sustainable, renewable energy.

Lauren Zatkos

Remembering a Master Tactician Whose Ad Campaigns Reflect the History of the Modern Environmental Movement

In Memoriam: Jerry Mander (1936-2023)

Koohan Paik-Mander

Sowing Seeds of Justice Along the Rio Grande

As the nation’s first urban wildlife refuge that centers community and environmental justice, Valle de Oro may serve as model for more to come.

Ben Ikenson

Disappearing Waters

In Nigeria, diminished water bodies threaten agriculture, wildlife, and cultural identity.

Olatunji Olaigbe