Carbon farming, an agricultural movement taking root in Northern California, aims to improve the soil and help stabilize the climate.

January 26, 2018

Fish farms boost the risks of sea lice infestations, chemicals in the water, and accidental spills that leave native fish floundering.

January 03, 2018

Manufacturers will soon have to disclose what’s in the bottle—including toxic chemicals long omitted from packaging labels.

November 27, 2017

Local groups and government agencies are working together to remediate this Superfund site in the city’s midst, despite diminishing support from the EPA.

September 05, 2017

So far, the state isn’t bowing to the demands of one man who is trying to dismantle its ivory ban.

July 31, 2017

Sonoma and San Diego test the waters for a new source of renewable energy.

July 05, 2017

State lawmakers commit to a sustainable course with an ambitious new energy efficiency bill.

June 20, 2017

With a new series of bills, California promises to protect the environment no matter what happens on the federal level.

March 30, 2017

Roadside plants helped officials trace the source of a public health crisis and led to new standards for clean air in Oregon.

February 28, 2017

Some members of the small-house movement live off the grid—but Oregon’s cities want them to stay on it.

February 03, 2017