Scientists aren’t the only ones who can solve problems like malnutrition—in fact, people who face hunger might be better at solving it.
The landmark deal between 27 First Nations, environmentalists, forest industry, and government preserves 85 percent of old-growth in one of the world’s great forests.
New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others.
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It will take at least three decades to completely leave behind fossil fuels. But we can do it. And the first step is to start with the easy stuff.
In response to climate change, a growing number of schools are taking kids outside to show them how a warming planet affects their local environment.
Justice Scalia was a thorn in the side of the environmental movement. Now that his seat is up for grabs, the Supreme Court could be in position to make serious gains for the climate.
Doomed as it may be, an oil tax is a step toward redefining energy as a public good—for which everyone pays the cost of overuse and abuse.
Despite decaying infrastructure and budget pressures, city water utilities have mostly delivered on their promise of healthy water.
This neighborhood made gardens out of vacant lots to tackle gentrification and high youth unemployment.
The Alberta tar sands are home to the third-largest proven reserves of crude oil in the world. Here, First Nations engage in a complex dance of resistance to and cooperation with industry in order to survive.
Because the Unist’ot’en clan has given up no land rights after decades of courtroom battles, they maintain a strong foothold on land crucial to future oil expansion plans.
A new amendment to the 1944 water treaty between Mexico and the United States aims to create a fair, cooperative system for restoring the Colorado River.