Op-ed: The Trump administration hates the National Environmental Policy Act

The Trump administration has now finalized major proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), rewriting the rules that govern how agencies review development projects under that landmark environmental law.
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Margaret Renkl: Now we know how quickly our trashed planet can heal

Clean air, wandering goats. The pandemic is teaching us that all is not yet lost.

50 years of environmental victories, in photos

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we look at conservation milestones since the first official day celebrating our planet in 1970.

Poachers kill more rhinos as coronavirus halts tourism to Africa

Threatened and endangered animals may become additional casualties of the pandemic.

Tribal nation condemns 'desecration' to build border wall

Construction of a wall on the Arizona border is endangering sacred Indigenous sites — including an oasis that has supported human beings for the last 16,000 years.

Salvation or pipe dream? A movement grows to protect up to half the planet

Leading scientists and conservationists are proposing that up to 50 percent of the earth's land and oceans be protected in the coming decades.

Trump blowing up Arizona national monument for border wall

“A historically significant area is going to be changed irreparably. You’re never going to be able to put it back together.”

Two visions collide amid push to restore Montana plains

An ambitious plan to return grasslands to the wild splendor of the past faces impassioned resistance from the present.

Mining is poised to carve up this pristine Alaskan wilderness

A proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska would require a massive transportation corridor that puts a pristine wilderness at risk.

Alaska is the best place to see wild bears. A new mine could change that.

The proposed Pebble Mine threatens the wildlife of the Alaska Peninsula, home to the densest brown bear populations on Earth.

49 years of environmental victories, in photos

As delegates gather at the UN’s Climate Action Summit, we look at conservation milestones since the first Earth Day in 1970.

We’re barely listening to the U.S.'s most dangerous volcanoes

A thicket of red tape and regulations have made it difficult for volcanologists to build monitoring stations along Mount Hood and other active volcanoes.

British Columbia residents, visitors raise $3 million to save swath of wilderness from development

Residents and visitors to British Columbia have raised $3 million through crowdfunding efforts to save nearly 2,000 acres of pristine wilderness from development.
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