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What's that collection of numbers and letters all about? Get to know the next big, bad pesticide in conventional agriculture.
The former New York City mayor, now a U.N. special envoy, talks about the vital role our cities play in the climate fight with one of the nation's foremost environmental journalists.
California blue whales have recovered from last century's whaling spree, but they're just one population in the big blue sea.
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.
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.
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
A new scorecard tells us about the toxic chemical footprints of everyday plastics. But the game between industry and consumers is still rigged.
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.
Are the additives in our food safe? The government doesn’t know, either.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?
Attention, Earthlings: You just went over budget.