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Lessons from Cuba: Sustainable, Organic Farming Makes Clean Rivers

Cuba’s clean rivers show the benefits of reducing nutrient pollution. For most of the past 60 years, the United States and Cuba have had very...

Trump’s War on Nature and Our Future

The Trump administration has brazenly axed another long list of environmental protections — when it should have been healing a nation wounded by the...

A Horrifying Connection: Environmental Destruction, Climate Change, and Infectious Diseases

This story was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. You can sign up for their newsletter here. A catastrophic loss in biodiversity,...

Only 4,000 Tigers Are in the Wild; and 25,000 Are Captive – but Not in Zoos

The Conversation editor’s note: Netflix’s new docuseries “Tiger King” takes viewers into the strange world of big cat collectors. Featuring eccentric characters with names...

Can Replanting Corals Stop Their Death Spiral?

The world's corals are in a state of crisis. Citizen scientists are helping speed up efforts to replant and regrow dying reefs, but is...

COVID-19 Silver Lining: Communities Turning to Local Farms

COVID-19 has sparked a rebirth of the local farm movement.Could this be the beginning of a new food economy? When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the...

Top 10 Ocean Biodiversity Hotspots that Need Protection

A new study took a deep dive into critical aspects of ocean life to identify the areas of the high seas most worthy of...

Is this Artificial Reef in Sydney Harbor an Answer to Coral Destruction?

Earth’s oceans have seen better days. They’re inundated with plastic waste, both whole single-use plastics and tons of plastic microparticles that find their way...

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker Working on Bill to End Factory Farming

Two U.S. senators – Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker – have joined forces on a bill to ban large-scale factory farming by 2040. The...

A New 100% Vegan Hotel is Opening in Mykonos, Greece

This summer the first 100 percent vegan hotel in Greece will open on the island of Mykonos. The boutique Koukoumi Hotel will have 14...

Latest SCUBA Diving Treasure Hunting Videos from DALLMYD

For a scuba diver who hasn't had the chance to go diving in a long time, DALLYMYD's videos are like a tall glass of...

Eco-Geek Out with Biodiversity Heritage Library Updates

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history institutions that cooperate to digitize the biodiversity literature, illustrations, and other works in...