The same technology used to detect heat in the cosmos may help endangered populations lift off.

April 13, 2018

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

April 04, 2018

The country’s prison industry has little regard for where its facilities are located—even if that means building on noxiously polluted ground.

January 19, 2018

Nonlethal methods to protect livestock from predators are gaining momentum as pressure mounts to ban poison-spray traps.

September 25, 2017

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.

August 01, 2017

The Los Angeles River—as faded and forgotten a Hollywood starlet as there ever was—could be poised for a comeback.

April 20, 2017

With all the political, economic, and cultural barriers women face, how can we expect them to save us from climate change?

February 01, 2017

As the world’s saltiest sea shrinks and thousands of sinkholes open in the Holy Land, Israel and Jordan consider a controversial water project.

January 23, 2017

After a 1970s CDC study showed that the mostly Mexican-American population of this Texas town had dangerously high blood lead levels, its buildings were demolished and its residents were booted.

November 29, 2016

As poachers and oil drills threaten a recently war-torn national park, a team of rangers and scientists send an endangered herd on an epic journey.

October 26, 2016

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