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Cape Cod’s Gray Seal and White Shark Problem Is Anything but Black-and-White

After a rare shark bite takes a life, some in this beach region want to go after the seals.

The Climate Change Light Show That’s Making Waves in Cities Around the World

Get submerged in Waterlicht, an LED visualization of future sea levels.

Brazil’s Next President Could Be a Nightmare for the Amazon (and the Rest of the World)

Jair Bolsonaro says there’s too much “wealth underneath it” to leave the rainforest alone.

Week 93: One of Ryan Zinke’s Ethics Scandals Heads to the Justice Department

The Interior secretary’s shady land deal, and his shady trophy hunting council, are under scrutiny.

This Exhibit Examines Nature and Environmental Justice in Three Centuries of American Art

Princeton is displaying iconic paintings, photography, and furniture in a new light (and it’s not always flattering).

Freeing Towns From the Tyranny of the Automobile: A How-To Guide

In his new book, urban planner Jeff Speck equips citizens with the tools they need to make their cities healthier—by making them more walkable.