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What’s the latest in conservation science? Ancient paintings, rock art, and cave drawings.
Oil pipeline projects across America are speeding forward without environmental review.
The Minnesota Vikings won’t spring for bird-safe glass for the team’s new $1 billion football stadium on the Mississippi River.
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it comes to energy. But in his country's case, could thinking big be a huge mistake?
Your guide to the upcoming slew of activities focused on global warming.
BP’s 'willful misconduct' caused the 2010 Gulf spill, a federal judge rules—one day after a company spokesman blamed the media for exaggerating its impact. In the bayou, it's cold comfort.
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
Norwegians hate whale meat. So why does the country insist on whaling?
Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.
The U.S. Forest Service is spending so much of its money fighting fires that it's struggling to keep our national forests healthy.
A Native American community stands up to a giant iron-ore mine.
Attention, Earthlings: You just went over budget.
Q&A
Sylvia Earle, the greatest living ocean explorer, on the new documentary 'Mission Blue' and why highways are scarier than submarines.
Meet the hometown activist fighting for a community surrounded by oil refineries and facing the threat of Keystone XL.
Are germs hitching a ride on intercontinental dust clouds? We’re about to find out.