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Week 119: Trump’s Swamp Monsters Are Coming for Alaska’s Bristol Bay

Plus, Sonny Perdue doesn’t understand cancer science, and offshore drillers are writing their own rules.

How Do You ReGrow a Rainforest? Send in the Tapirs.

A new study shows that the Amazon’s largest land animals are exceptional at dispersing seeds.

In Hundreds of Vintage Postcards, Americana Meets the Apocalypse

David Opdyke’s intricate panorama shows the country’s landscape ravaged by extractive industries and the politics of climate denial.

You Can’t Stop the Wind. But These Folks Are Trying Anyway.

In Texas, tax breaks for fossil fuels outpace tax breaks for renewables by a rate of two to one. Guess which sector is whining about unfairness?

Week 117: The EPA Finds a Clean Water Act Loophole . . . and Widens It

Otherwise, it was just an ordinary week of secret meetings and betrayals of the public interest.

Dragonflies Make Epic Migrations, But Climate Change Could Foil Their Itineraries

The insects fly up to 1,500 miles over the course of three generations, and all of this activity seems to be governed by temperature.