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Saving Mexico’s Lost World

Microbes have lived in Cuatro Ciénegas for 500 million years. They’ve survived countless cataclysms and extinctions. But can they survive us?

Carrie Arnold

Reorienting Our Relationship with the Land through Ritual

In Review: The Promise of the Land: A Passover Haggadah

Zachary Goldberg

A Planet of Missing Beauties

Mourning the world I thought I grew up in, and the birds I thought I knew.

Tom Engelhardt

Good Fire on the Klamath

Indigenous-led fire training exchanges support Native rights, open dialogue about wildfire management in California.

Jared Dahl Aldern

Coronavirus Stimulus Plans Must Address Climate Crisis, Green Groups Say

Economic relief is essential, but it shouldn't entrech fossil fuel dependence across the global economy.

Fiona Harvey The Guardian

Certain Individual Fish Contribute Far More to Ecosystem Health than Others, Research Shows

Understanding unique contribution of highly active individuals could support sustainable fisheries management.

Mukta Patil

Evangelical Group to Contact Indigenous Peoples in Amazon Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

A fundamentalist Christian organization has purchased a helicopter with plans to visit and convert isolated groups in remote Brazilian rainforest.

Sue Branford

Oil Freefall Shows US Economy ‘Still Too Reliant’ on Fossil Fuels

As coronoavirus pandemic shrinks demand for oil, experts say it's time to move towards alternatives.

Andy Rowell

On Climate Change, Kids Should be Both Seen and Heard

WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission report calls for amplifying children’s voices in climate discussions and decision-making efforts.

Rachel Sturges

How the World’s Fattest Parrot Came Back From the Brink

New Zealand’s kākāpō has long been endangered, but when a deadly fungal disease struck the country’s vets came to the rescue.

Kate Evans The Guardian

In Afghanistan, a New National Park Carries Hope for Conservation and Peace

The Bamyan Plateau Protected Area, the country's 5th national park, holds an abundance of rare wildlife and undisturbed habitat.

Erich Orion

Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals Follow

Increased ship traffic in the warming Arctic drives fish away, study shows, spelling larger impacts on the marine food web and the communities that depend on it.

Austin Price

Are Scientists Substantially Undercounting Gene-Editing Errors?

New research suggests that this technology is more error-prone than initially assumed.

Jonathan Latham

World’s Biggest Meat Company Linked to ‘Brutal Massacre’ in Amazon

Investigation traces meat sold to JBS and rival Marfrig to a farm in Brazil owned by man implicated in Mato Grosso killings.

Dom Phillips The Guardian

From Megafauna to Mecha-Fauna

Children no longer grow up in relationship with wild beings. Big machines are filling that void.

Max Wilbert