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John Kerry and Team Need to Supercharge Our Climate Change Efforts

  Will John Kerry squander what little time we have left to prevent climate catastrophe? If the U.S. doesn’t start aggressively decarbonizing right now, there’ll be...

20 Instagram Profiles that Every Nature Lover & Environmentalist Should Follow

Whether you’re stuck inside during the pandemic or just waiting for election results, these accounts will keep you motivated and connected to the natural...

Which Countries Are Planting the Most Trees?

The Earth is home to over three trillion trees. This number is so large that it’s almost impossible to fully grasp. By comparison, the...

Will Joe Biden’s Climate Change Plan Be Enough?

Biden’s climate change plans can quickly raise the bar, but can they be transformative? The day Joe Biden becomes president, he can start taking actions...

Satellites Show Us How Much of the Amazon Is Burning but They Only Tell Part of the Story

As of September 10, 2020 more than a thousand major blazes had occurred in the Amazon this year — making it one of...

An Ecologist Discusses How Disrupting Wild Places Impacts Our Lives

Marine ecologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Enric Sala has written a new book, The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild, published...

Photos Show Illegal Fires in the Amazon Burn Unabated Under Bolsonaro Administration

The aerial images — captured by photographer Christian Braga and Mato Grosso over the states of Rondonia, Amazonas from August 16-18, 2020 —...

What Are the Best Ways to Stop Biodiversity Loss and Fight Climate Change?

Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and changing Earth’s climate. Over the past 50 years, actions like farming, logging, hunting,...

Are Storms Like Hurricane Laura Becoming More Intense Due to Climate Change?

Hurricane Laura blew up quickly as it headed for the Louisiana coast, intensifying from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in less than...

Does Nature Have Rights? A Battle in Ecuador Is Testing the Concept.

Ecuador’s Los Cedros Reserve, one of Earth’s most biodiverse habitats, could be wiped out by mining. A court case could save it — and...

The Time Is Now: Accepting the Climate Tipping Point

  If we focus on the best possible outcomes, journalist Judith D. Schwartz argues, together we can restore ecosystems. Climate change is the undercurrent that drives...

Toxic Algae Blooms from Chemical Fertilizers and Manure Cost $100M Every Year

Preventing and treating algae blooms in U.S. has cost at least $1.1 billion since 2010. Communities across the United States have spent more than $1...
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