BLM truck

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Grand Junction reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under President Trump.

BLM truck

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Grand Junction reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under President Trump.

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rhino

Scientists have once again developed a method to fabricate horns in the lab, supposedly to disrupt poachers and wildlife traffickers. Here’s why that won’t work.

water in kitchen faucet

A database lets U.S. residents get quick information about water contaminants and health threats, but there are some bigger issues to consider, too.

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New legislative efforts to ban plastics are important, but a recent court ruling in Texas reminds us that enforcing existing laws is a crucial part of the plastics fight.

corn

The Trump administration has promised to expand their use, which would make farmers happy. But are consumers aware of biofuels’ potential consequences?

Lake Mead water line

A new book explains why policymakers nearly 100 years ago chose to ignore the best science on the Colorado River’s flow — and the dangers if we repeat their mistake.

sheep and farmer

The new book Fibershed explains how to build a textile economy that benefits both people and the planet — and why we desperately need it.

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A discussion on the “Our Wild World” podcast looks at the future for rhinos, elephants, giraffes, vaquitas and other species affected by legal and illegal wildlife trafficking.

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We’ve made little progress in preparing our communities and vital ecosystems for storms and sea-level rise, but there are tools we can use if government agencies and nonprofits take action.

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