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A Native American community stands up to a giant iron-ore mine.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?
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.
And why is it messing with U.S. weather patterns?
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.
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is big (really big), but it represents just a fraction of them in the United States.
As climate causes a Caribbean lake to swell, farmers flee their lands—but have nowhere else to go.
Toxic algae like the kinds that fouled Toledo’s water supply and now threaten Florida are on the rise due to Big Ag and climate change. But we can learn from them, too.
From Captain Cook to climate change, a new book tells the tale of how humans discovered the Great Barrier Reef—and then promptly set about destroying it.
The East is way chiller than the West. Like, temperature-wise.
Scientists get to the bottom of why some sheep emit more methane (a.k.a. fart more) than others. (Don't giggle, it's an important question.)
The story of how 20th-century politicians turned Native American lands into strip mines (in order to build unsustainable cities in the desert).
The Obama administration has agreed to allow the oil and gas industry to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. This is a terrible idea.
Donated hats, coats, and stoles help injured and orphaned wildlife get all warm and fuzzy.