penguins on ice

From the mountains of Ethiopia to the ice floes of the Arctic, numerous species could be pushed to the brink. Here’s how.

penguins on ice

From the mountains of Ethiopia to the ice floes of the Arctic, numerous species could be pushed to the brink. Here’s how.

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river bend

But the effects of removing this “environmental safety net” won’t be felt equally. States with fewer local protections and resources will suffer the most — as will their people and wildlife.

extinct orchids

And they’re not the only ones in trouble — orchid species around the world face increasing threats from illegal trade and habitat destruction.

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red fox

Photographer Melissa Groo shares her experiences with advocacy and ethics in creating and sharing images of wild animals.

waste to compost

Emerging efforts by cities and the federal government show that progress is possible, but experts say systemic changes are still needed.

Georgetown University

Students successfully mobilized to pressure Georgetown University to divest from fossil fuels. What comes next?

Trump

The White House’s 2021 federal budget proposal eliminates several important programs and slashes funding for others — like the Endangered Species Act.

lemur

Habitat destruction is the biggest threat facing ruffed lemurs. But it’s a problem we can fix.

Family crosses flooded street

The United Nations has taken a good first step, but here’s what needs to be done next to make sure climate refugees get the protections they deserve.

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