Langkawi

This nature haven, an important area for marine mammals, is losing its luster as developments come at a price to the ecosystem and wildlife.

Langkawi

This nature haven, an important area for marine mammals, is losing its luster as developments come at a price to the ecosystem and wildlife.

TOP STORIES

A crowd of turkeys

Experts say previous outbreaks should have taught us how to avoid new ones, like the one that’s killing millions of birds right now.

An endangered rusty patched bumble. Photo: Jull Utrup/USFWS

A growing body of research finds the dangers to pollinator populations are greater than ever. But studies also point to some potential solutions.

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Rainbow

You aren’t truly a “green” organization if you don’t support every color in the rainbow flag.

stream runnng through forest with green ferns on bank and trees

New research highlights ways to tackle our two greatest environmental challenges — at the same time.

brownish crab in bottom left of aquarium and small silver fish in top right

Decades of studying polluted Piles Creek led to advances in our understanding of how pollution affects crabs, fish and shrimp, including those that we eat.

dead bee surrounded by crime scene tape

Uncovering environmental harms and crimes, and holding those responsible accountable, has never received enough priority. We need to correct that problem.

Shrinking tidal flat habitats in eastern China threaten critical stopover sites for migratory shorebirds.

Natural gas flare in New Mexico desert

Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: Let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.

Tall building in foreground with trees and domed structure at power plant in background

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered fears of another nuclear power disaster in the region, 36 years after the world’s largest nuclear accident. 

Construction worker on roof in California

Building millions of needed residential units could destroy vital wildlands. We can house people and protect the environment at the same time.

field with water on it and birds in water and in the air

A new book explains why “Slow Water” projects can help us tackle our climate, water and biodiversity crises.