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The U.S. capital is tackling a sewer overflow problem with a softer solution.
T-shirt entrepreneurs-turned-farmers are turning an abandoned elementary school into a community hub.

Urban forests, plant-festooned buildings and other 'rewilding' efforts can help bolster climate resilience, biodiversity, even moods.

The 87-year-old conservationist, best known for her work with chimpanzees, has written a hopeful survival guide for Homo sapiens.
First Nations, industry and legal experts are examining what the outcome of a B.C. court decision could mean elsewhere, including future development near Alberta’s massive oilsands.
Four buildings in Fort Folly First Nation will soon be completely powered by the sun, as part of a move towards renewable energy in Mi’kmaq communities across New Brunswick.

A new program from the British Antarctic Survey and World Wildlife Fund aims to enlist volunteers to identify Atlantic and Laptev walruses from satellite photos.

British Columbia's forests minister has introduced a bill to amend the Forest and Range Practices Act, saying it would "reshape" forest management in the province.
A group of “holistic engineers” wants to turn the arid Sinai peninsula back into the lush, green landscape it once was.
The celebrated international train service of the 1960s and ’70s could get a contemporary reboot as an alternative to short-haul air travel. 
Scientists have raced to safeguard a newly precious resource: plants that can thrive in a changing climate.
A climate scientist has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time. It’s a reminder that the field, which emerged from the mid-20th century’s biggest questions, hasn’t always been fraught.
Organized by the nonprofit Aspen Institute, the initiative also counts Unilever, Michelin and Patagonia among its signatories.
A simple letter-grading system in the U.K. has led to a significant shift towards ecologically greener foods.

Carbon sequestration, pollinator habitat restoration and simple composting: An increasing number of the region's winegrowers are going beyond sustainability.

The Kolskaya Wind Farm will be one of Russia's biggest when it starts production in mid-2022.

Federal and local governments are preparing to spend an estimated $34 million on stream restorations in two branches of the Anacostia River, which flows from Maryland headwaters into the District of Columbia.

The auto makers are investing billions of dollars in battery factories as part of a push to sell more electric vehicles.

After decades of gazing into space, NASA is turning its technology back toward Earth to study the effects of drought, fire and climate change on the Blue Planet.

Filtration technology produces water so pure, it would actually harm you if they didn’t put minerals back into it.

Low-demand, short-haul routes in the North are ideal candidates for the rollout of the first generation of electric passenger airplanes, but their full adoption will be determined by infrastructure and investment.

Forests owned, managed and governed by their communities naturally preserve biodiversity and have very low levels of deforestation.
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.
Over the past 10 years, Uruguay has gone from being dependent on fossil fuel imports for power to a renewable energy pioneer. How did the country do it?
In a changing world, South America’s subantarctic kelp forests hold firm.
In the new scientific (and literal) field of agrivoltaics, researchers are showing how panels can increase yields and reduce water use on a warming planet.
The once-imperiled marine mammal could help this vital coastal ecosystem adapt to a changing world.
The Russian president says his country intends to make bigger CO2 emission cuts than the EU, and offers new energy partnerships with European leaders. Natural gas from the Arctic is key part of the plan.
Replacing pesticides with barn owls for rodent control was one of several innovations that marked a new appetite for more environmentally sustainable production in California vineyards.

Industry responsible for about 8% of CO2 emissions commits to reaching net zero by 2050 without offsetting.

A new biomaterial created by methane-munching marine organisms can be molded into eyeglass frames, or formed into leather-like sheets.
The electric pickup truck will be officially revealed in early 2022 at the Consumer Electronics Show. Here's what its competition looks like.
Port's goals exceed benchmarks set in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Dock workers fear jobs will be lost.
The program from the nonprofit Native Conservancy is helping cultivate food sovereignty, regenerate the marine environment, and boost the local economy.