How climate change is making the Alps more dangerous

As the mountains thaw, rocks are coming loose from the ice, increasing the risk of injury or death for even the most experienced mountaineers.

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On a Philippine island, Indigenous women get their say on marine conservation

The fisheries space has traditionally been dominated by men, but one Indigenous community is allowing women to manage critical marine habitats.

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New York City quietly triples estimate of NYCHA apartments with lead risk to children

Some NYCHA tenants have long suspected that the true number of children exposed to lead is much higher than the city was admitting.
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B.C. voters support mining reforms that protect the environment, make polluter pay: poll

Voters favored candidates who would support changing mining laws and regulations to improve environmental protection and mandate consent from First Nations.

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‘It is our future on the line’: young B.C. voters say climate action a top election issue

As industrial projects in the province push ahead, four young climate leaders say politicians need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and invest in clean energy.

LNG in BC is a ‘losing’ bet, report finds

New analysis calls out rosy job projections for industry ‘misleading’ and unrealistic.
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Camila Chindoy, the Indigenous daughter poised to lead her Amazon community

At just 25 years old, Camila Chindoy is seen by many in her community as a possible future governor of the Inga Indigenous reserve of Yunguillo in the Colombian Amazon.

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Why is everyone building an electric pickup truck?

Tesla has the Cybertruck, GM a $113,000 Hummer, and Ford an electric F-150. And then there are the startups.
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My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

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