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In Nighttime Shots of Massive Wildfires, a Photographer Shows Us the Light

Stuart Palley’s award-winning images depict a devastating and natural ecological process—but one we are all very much a part of.

Wind and Solar Are the Final Nails in Coal’s Coffin

If you want to know where coal is headed, look no farther than Texas—where this dirty fuel is in its death throes.

On the Trail of the Odd and Elusive Platypus

Scientists turn to eDNA to unlock the secrets of one of Australia’s most ancient animals—whose future may be going under.

Finally, a Legislative Check on a Runaway White House

What the 116th Congress can do—starting right now—to block Trump’s anti-environment agenda.

2018 Wasn’t a Completely Horrible Year for the Environment

The people and the planet can claim more than a few victories—and 2019 is looking better already.

Week 100: May Threatened Species Be Forgot . . .

Trump denies protection to imperiled wildlife, censors more climate change web pages, and stalls on a ban of a deadly chemical.