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Chevron polluted the Ecuadorian rainforest, but a lawyer—in his efforts to hold the oil company accountable—also got his hands dirty.
The EPA’s new oil refinery rules are another half-step toward environmental justice.
A traditional Mediterranean delicacy kills hundreds of thousands of songbirds each autumn. A new documentary goes on the hunt for the bird trappers.
What's that collection of numbers and letters all about? Get to know the next big, bad pesticide in conventional agriculture.
California blue whales have recovered from last century's whaling spree, but they're just one population in the big blue sea.
What do you do when a bear sh*ts in the woods? Grab your camera.
When it comes to designing wildlife corridors, our most brilliant analytical minds are still no match for Mother Nature. But we're getting there.
The Endangered Species Act now protects 22 species of coral. Here are the four freakiest.
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.
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.