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To Honor the Memory of Berta Cáceres, We Need Laws that Protect Our Protectors

With the Escazú Agreement, Latin American and Carribean countries could help keep their environmental and human rights activists from facing violent retribution.

Guam Rails Are No Longer Extinct in the Wild (Something Only One Other Bird Can Claim)

Thanks to captive breeding efforts in Pittsburgh, the rails have returned to the forests of the Pacific.

Climate Deniers Unveil Their Latest P.R. Weapon

Her name is Naomi Seibt and her message to the world: Let’s not beat ourselves up about burning fossil fuels—everything’s gonna be fine!

Shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante: Trump’s Monumental Mistake

Opening up hallowed ground to oil and gas development is quite literally an act of desecration.

A Garden Grows in Newark—and a Community Grows Around It

How an urban farm became an anchor for the city’s South Ward.

How Plastic Bottles Become Death Traps for Hermit Crabs

Each year on two far-flung Australian islands, more than half a million hermit crabs die after becoming trapped inside our plastic waste.