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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
After an illegal dumping of close to 2,000 tons of dangerous sludge and contaminated materials across the street from two schools, a Kentucky community struggles with what to do next.
As the Trump administration ratchets up its rhetoric demanding billions for a wall, American communities along the Mexico border are in need of basic services, like reliable sewage treatment.
In this low-lying, coastal nation inundated by flood after flood, a rural exodus to the cities is reshaping life everywhere.
Wyoming, the country’s top coal producer, is wrangling support for wind power—and not a moment too soon.
After decades-long decline, a dying wetland gets a second chance, with the help of cross-border collaboration between the United States and Mexico.
Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park is home to indigenous people who live in near-total isolation from the rest of the world—and wish to remain that way
The country’s prison industry has little regard for where its facilities are located—even if that means building on noxiously polluted ground.
Nonlethal methods to protect livestock from predators are gaining momentum as pressure mounts to ban poison-spray traps.
These six farmers have found innovative ways to grow plants in today’s climate, whether in corn country or coal country, with fish tanks or smartphones.
The Los Angeles River—as faded and forgotten a Hollywood starlet as there ever was—could be poised for a comeback.
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