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A long-dormant dam along the Housatonic river was removed recently. A dried branch of the river will now wind through a neighborhood in Pittsfield for the first time in decades.
Point Reyes National Seashore in has long been a flashpoint for the debate over how to balance livestock and wildlife.
As North America's West Coast burns, scientists are concerned marine mammals will be harmed by smoke inhalation, an unstudied phenomenon.

A new white paper from the Rodale Institute and the Carbon Underground says that regenerative practices, if adopted around the world, could sequester all annual carbon dioxide emissions. Critics warn the scientific data doesn't support these claims.

The rural movement, up against great odds, has become a global model for greater land access and agrarian reform.
A top official at the Interior Department has delayed the release of a key study of polar bears in Alaska that could affect oil and gas drilling, according to documents obtained by The Post.
This environmentally themed project features an unusual design, including soaring walkways that lead to an unexpected destination.
Birds that appeared “freshly dead” near an Italian research base turned out to be centuries old.
Stopping mass species extinction is possible if the world pulls together, says leading ecologist Gerardo Ceballos in an interview with DW.

Coastal ecosystems like salt marshes sequester millions of tonnes of carbon, but have been whittled away over the decades.

The Pebble Limited Partnership's latest plan to offset the damage caused by the proposed Alaska mine is being highly criticized.

Climate change "amplifies the threat of other threats" along the vital water corridor, said John Hartig, a visiting University of Windsor scholar.

All of Somerset's rivers are polluted with unacceptable levels of mercury compounds and other harmful chemicals, say the Environment Agency.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reacted angrily on Wednesday to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's call for a world effort to offer Brazil $20 billion to end Amazon deforestation or face unspecified "economic consequences."

After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that released more than 100 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, British Petroleum will give the state of Louisiana about $215 million for marsh habitat restoration projects.

The dramatic reduction in automobile traffic noise in San Francisco during the COVID-19 lockdown has allowed a common songbird to sing songs that are more appealing to the ladies.

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems.

Two in five of the world's plant species are at risk of extinction as a result of the destruction of the natural world, according to an international report.

Across the country voters will weigh in on ballot measures to decide issues like wolf reintroduction, taxes on oil companies and renewable energy standards.
Residents of the Papua New Guinea region have accused the mining giant of environmental and human rights violations and asked for an investigation.

Documents released to The Narwhal show the provincial government cast doubt on the proposed Indigenous protected area while flagging 'very important' mining activities and potential loss of revenue for forestry industry.

For three decades, INPE, Brazil’s civilian space agency has successfully and publicly monitored Amazon deforestation and fires. Now Jair Bolsonaro is intent on giving the job over to the secretive Brazilian military.

The Indonesian Maritime Information Center aims to tackle illegal fishing and other maritime violations in the country's waters by drawing on data and analysis from various ministries and agencies.

Brazil has revoked key regulations protecting its tropical mangroves, a move fiercely criticized by environmental and climate groups.

Salon spoke with experts who discussed the ecological consequences of the federal court's decision.

Incidents such as tanker stranding in Mauritius stress need for quick and effective solutions.

Marine heatwaves have become more than 20 times more frequent over the past 40 years due to human activity and the burning of greenhouse gases, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations and sympathizers work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples. This collection of reports reveals some of the most common attacks Indigenous communities face today.

The North Coast’s rainforests are hotter, drier and less foggy. That means more dangerous fires that can scar the iconic redwoods.
David Attenborough racked up 1 million followers in less than five hours.

The region is known for its wildlife, but industrial development, pollution and climate change are threatening several species and putting this reputation at risk.

Nova Scotia says chemicals are a last-ditch effort to stop the invasive smallmouth bass from entering the St. Marys River system.

World leaders have pledged to clamp down on pollution, embrace sustainable economic systems and eliminate the dumping of plastic waste in oceans by the middle of the century as part of "meaningful action" to halt the destruction of nature on Earth.