A century of oil extraction has failed to yield the promised social and economic dividends, while compromising local water resources.
More intense rains and farm field drainage systems that have become highly efficient at pulling water off the landscape have led to growing devastation in the Minnesota River.
West Kentucky farmer Judy Wilson says her family is a bit of a sundry bunch.
Salt marshes will vanish in less than a century if seas keep rising and California keeps building, study finds
Salt marshes along the entire West Coast could disappear by 2110, according to a new study.
A neighbor in a posh neighborhood along Biscayne Bay recorded a confrontation with renowned architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia as a landscape crew cleared protected mangroves from his $5 million property in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
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This Saturday, Oct. 14, in Monaco, He Qiaonv will announce the first step in a $1.5 billion plan that may represent the largest-ever personal philanthropic commitment to wildlife conservation.
In 1966, an ecologist at the University of Washington named Robert Paine removed all the ochre starfish from a short stretch of Pacific shoreline on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The absence of the predator had a dramatic effect on its ecosystem. In less than a year, a diverse tidal environment collapsed into a monoculture of mussels because the starfish was no longer around to eat them.
Everyone knew Houston’s reservoirs would flood — except for the people who bought homes inside them.
by Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune and Reveal, Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune, and Al Shaw, ProPublica, October 12, 2017
A big question loomed at the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments over which court — federal appeals courts or district courts — would handle challenges to the Obama administration's contentious Waters of the U.S. rule.
It's a shocking image.
Deciphering dueling analyses of clean water regulations
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.