dam on river

Human activities have imperiled our waterways — along with almost one-third of freshwater fish and many other aquatic species.

dam on river

Human activities have imperiled our waterways — along with almost one-third of freshwater fish and many other aquatic species.

TOP STORIES

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Don’t miss these environmental news stories about innovative laws, rising renewables and a “climate king.”

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“In the event of my imminent extinction, I hereby authorize the following as a testament of my wishes…”

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“We’re training a workforce of solar warriors,” says the cofounder of Indigenized Energy Initiative.

bike and pedestrian crossing sign in floodwaters

We can’t — and shouldn’t — hide from the reality of multiple ecological and social crises, say the authors of a new book.

angel shark in sandy ocean bottom

Saving endangered species sometimes means knowing where they used to live — before scientists started studying them. For that, we need historical ecologists.

Top of hoover dam with lake mead behind it showing fallen water level

Lost in much of the coverage of the region’s water woes is the ecological crisis caused by prolonged drought, climate warming and development.

small buildings along a coast line with aqua sea and blue sky

Many nations have created or promised to create marine protected areas, but they don’t all carry the same level of protections.

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Winged wonders get the spotlight in these new environmental books covering our relationship with nature.

A storm system gathers over the Gulf Coast

An upcoming project would change the flow of the Mississippi River and its sediment to make up for land the coast is losing due to climate change and sea-level rise.

Sunset on the beach

Saving the planet is tough work. Let’s finish the season right and come out stronger for the environmental fights ahead.

penguins standing on a rock bluff with a large boat approaching from sea

Addressing environmental threats in Antarctica could help spur global action, an expert says.