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Three court decisions are a sign of the power of protest.

In upholding the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s treaty-guaranteed lands, the justices did something simple but unexpected.

A young man from Standing Rock reflects on the Dakota Access Pipeline court decision.

The bottle, which has the brand name engraved onto the recycled plastic, is part of Evian’s effort to become fully circular by 2025.
Solar developers across Indiana are leaning into a nationwide trend that could help declining populations of butterflies and bees: planting flowers.
The only pipeline that it mentions is the “diverse pipeline of talent” the government should help create to fill good clean energy jobs.

Concerned about trees' slow migration patterns, some ecologists are spreading seeds themselves. Critics fear they are playing God.

Recent court victories show the effects of years of persistence and passion from Native groups, scientists, farmers, ranchers, environmental organizations, activists, and many others.

A common sea sponge growing in Indonesian waters produces a chemical called manzamine A that has been shown to fight cervical cancer cells in the lab.

As vice president, he looked for big policy answers to hard global problems. Now, he says all our crises are speeding us toward real solutions.

New research project seeks to build better understanding of how locally grown plants can best be used to reclaim disturbed lands.

By dealing with the impact of this pandemic, we can also deal with climate change. We can have win-win solutions.

Acknowledging the virus’s silver linings can feel ghoulish. But mounting evidence suggests that we’re in the midst of an unprecedented roadkill reprieve.
“This should be the last summer we have to stress about our lives being on the line over peaker plants."
To Houston chef Jonny Rhodes, the pathway to real freedom for black people is through the security and sustainability that comes with land ownership.
An age-old tradition suddenly has fresh urgency in the pandemic, delivering surplus produce to Americans who can’t feed their families.
A federal judge has issued an emergency order giving the Bolsonaro administration just days to evict all illegal miners, and keep them out until the danger of the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

Humpbacks are some of the most watched whales in the world, and yet so much of their lives remains a mystery.

A massive renewable energy project roughly the size of 313 CFL football fields could be arriving in Edmonton by the end of 2022.

Energy companies have abandoned the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
One way to think about this pause in our lives is as a rare—likely a once-in-a-lifetime—opportunity for a reset.

In Monterey County, growers and worker advocates join forces with researchers, doctors and public officials.

Amid the pandemic and racial-justice uprisings, Black organizers nationwide are getting fresh, healthy food and groceries to those who need it most.
But the justices stayed the rest of a federal trial judge’s ruling striking down a permit program, allowing construction of other pipelines around the nation.
Forget open fields -- this farm uses LED lights, robots and AI to change the taste of your food.
The Dakota Access and Atlantic Coast pipelines fell because community members fought for their right to a safe, pollutant-free home.

Grizzly bears had better survival rates when they gradually shifted their behaviour to become more nocturnal.

The call rises from advocates, policy experts and, increasingly, corporate leaders.

Lil'wat-led zero-waste group looks to install similar facilities in other Indigenous communities.

Vermont officials won’t be digging through trash cans looking for lawbreakers—but they believe residents care enough about composting to make it a success.
Melati and Isabel Wijsen began campaigning to reduce plastic waste in Bali seven years ago. Now 19 and 17, they say the pandemic shows that stark measures to protect the planet are possible.

Dominion Energy, one of the pipeline's two partners, also announced the sale of its gas transmission and storage assets.

Technology allows rural solar panel owners to sell excess power to neighbours, improving income and access to clean energy.

Old-growth forest in New South Wales is now under threat from loggers. But the cultural custodians of the land are fighting back.

When he sets sail alone for a gruelling round-the-world yacht race this year Fabrice Amedeo will have a scientific mission: collecting microplastics.