Eye candy: More than 50,000 pink flamingos mass in France

Behold a treat for the eyes! Tens of thousands of pink flamingos have amassed in the wetlands of southern France along with their offspring still lacking flamboyant plumage.

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India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields

Narendra Modi’s dream of a ‘self-reliant India’ comes at a terrible price for its indigenous population

Planning overhaul in England will damage nature, environmentalists warn

Radical changes to planning rules in England will damage nature, increase air pollution and leave local people with no say on protecting urban wildlife corridors, environmental charities say.


At the intersection of climate change and environmental and reproductive justice

"Reproductive justice is the right to reproductive health care, and the right to have children or not, the right to the healthiest possible pregnancy and birth, and the right to raise children in a safe and healthy environment. These rights will be challenged by climate change, including increasing temperatures."


These people of color transformed U.S. national parks

From Yosemite to Biscayne Bay, these hidden figures helped save natural wonders and historic places.

Collin O’Mara: Trump compares himself to Theodore Roosevelt while assaulting his lifework

The Great American Outdoors Act is a historic victory, but presidential conservation legacies are not defined by individual bills.

Trump signs landmark Great American Outdoors Act

The bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act guarantees funding for federal land use efforts. The president claimed credit for Republicans.

President’s son Donald Jr. on Twitter calls for blocking Alaska mine in sensitive fishing area

Former senior staffer for Vice President Pence also tweeted at the president to stop the Pebble gold and copper mine.


In India's Chennai, river restoration lands hardest on the poor

Efforts to restore the sprawling industrial city's rivers weigh heavily on poor riverside residents, who are being forcibly moved.


The environmental movement is very white. These leaders want to change that

People of color have long been excluded from environmental policy and conservation—creating blind spots that perpetuate inequality.

A look at why environmentalism is so homogeneous — and how organizations might cultivate genuine diversity

As efforts grow around the U.S. to recognize and eradicate systemic racism, people of color share insights on how to create a more diverse environmental workforce.


Scientists launch ambitious conservation project to save the Amazon

The new Science Panel for the Amazon - modeled on the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - aims to consolidate knowledge on the Amazon rainforest and guide future public policies to conserve it.


Carbon dioxide threatens life in the Gulf of Mexico

Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the Gulf of Mexico are becoming harmful to marine life and the commercial fishing industry, researchers warn.


Is a big win for conservation a blow to climate action?

As extinction and climate crises loom, the Great American Outdoors Act and recreation industry continue to rely on oil money.
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Organic diets quickly reduce the amount of glyphosate in people’s bodies

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Stranded whales and dolphins offer a snapshot of ocean contamination

"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."

Cutting forests and disturbing natural habitats increases our risk of wildlife diseases

A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.

The President’s green comedy routine

A token, triumphal green moment for a president and party who just might need such a thing in an election year.

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