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There’s Racism in the Outdoor Industry, so this Climber Took Action.

Melissa Utomo talks about racist routes, inclusive app design and how the outdoor industry is failing people of color.  In December 2019, Boulder, Colorado-based web...

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...

As if PFAS Weren’t Bad Enough Already, They also Make COVID-19 Worse

Nearly a year before the novel coronavirus emerged, Dr. Leonardo Trasande published “Sicker, Fatter, Poorer,” a book about connections between environmental pollutants and many...

Belize Is Upping Its Conservation Efforts

In August 2020, the Belizean government enacted two conservation efforts — the expansion of the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve to be seven times...

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...

Is this New Solar and LED Technology a Game Changer for Renewables?

Video: TED Archive. The demand for cheaper, greener electricity means that the energy landscape is changing faster than at any other point in history. This...

What Exactly Is in Wildfire Smoke and What Does It Do to Your Lungs?

 If I dare to give the coronavirus credit for anything, I would say it has made people more conscious of the air they breathe. A...

Could Reducing the Global Population Help to Stop Climate Change?

Shortly before he shot dead 22 mostly Hispanic people in El Paso, Texas, a little over a year ago, a white supremacist wrote in his...

Tahlequah Has a New Calf, but Orcas Still Face Big Challenges

When Dr. Holly Fearnbach and Dr. John Durban noticed the bodies of two female southern resident orcas widening just behind their dorsal fins, they...

Here’s how Climate Change Is Impacting Your Health

The wildfire season is off to a roaring start. The hot summer is worsening drought and drying out vegetation—an unfortunately ideal environment for wildfires to rage. But...

Cultural Legends of the Mekong Are Raising Environmental Awareness

In 2014, several Indigenous communities in the Mekong started recording their stories and legends with the help of a group of researchers who are exploring...

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist Past

The United States is having a long-overdue national reckoning with racism. From criminal justice to pro sports to pop culture, Americans increasingly are recognizing how racist ideas have influenced...
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