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Toxic Remnants of War Project

The country previously phased out spraying the defoliant from the air, citing potential health problems and opposition from rural people. more

Sep 18, 2017 10:44 PM Dispatches

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell

With the northwest's raging fires, it's time to start thinking of forests as vital infrastructure. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:19 AM Op-Eds

The environmental agency head’s handling of hurricanes reveals his low expectations for the problem-solving abilities of the American people. more

Sep 8, 2017 2:56 PM Dispatches

We can blow up our own chemicals ourselves, thank you very much. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:23 AM Multimedia

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US DOI

The specter of uranium mining exposes the true nature of the Trump Administration’s extractive agenda for public lands. more

Aug 25, 2017 12:20 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Why is the oil industry spending hundreds of thousands against a tiny ecosystem hero? more

Aug 8, 2017 12:42 PM Dispatches

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Annabelle Marcovici

A broad coalition of groups descend on Lincoln, Nebraska to protest TransCanada’s $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:38 PM Dispatches

The proposed pipeline would carry 760,000 barrels of tar sands per day through lakes, wild rice beds, and important Native treaty lands in northern Minnesota. more

Aug 7, 2017 11:54 AM Dispatches

Now along comes Pruitt, proclaiming that Superfund is his priority. As the “mother of Superfund,” as I am sometimes called, I should be thrilled. Instead, I’m terrified. more

Aug 3, 2017 3:22 PM Op-Eds

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Jeanne Menjoulet

An unending stream of technical failures and soaring costs, as well as plummeting prices for gas, wind, and solar, and a drop in electricity demand, doomed the project. more

Aug 1, 2017 10:26 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Evan Popp

The proposed line would replace beautiful mountain vistas with a large, industrial eyesore along one of our nation's most iconic trails. more

Jul 27, 2017 12:40 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Nyttend

Such regulations, which are emerging in other states, create serious hurdles for wind power but do protect corporate investments in nuclear power and fossil-fuel generators. And that's a lose-lose proposition for the people. more

Jul 26, 2017 10:24 AM Dispatches

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Agustín Ruiz

Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity, called the measure a “special interest bonanza” that would “take our country and our people in the wrong direction.” more

Jul 20, 2017 11:21 AM Dispatches

It's practically impossible to avoid using it but its impacts on human rights and endangered species are enormous. We need to hold responsible the corporations with palm oil—and blood—on their hands. more

Jun 13, 2017 11:54 AM Op-Eds

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CHRISTINA CHUNG

The Japanese government has started to move people back into Fukushima, though their safety is not assured. Next time, where will the meltdowns be? more

Jun 1, 2017 11:52 PM Magazine

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Anne Lambelet

We're delighted to share some of Terry Tempest Williams's latest work. Read her lovely and heart-wrenching essay about the birthplace of conservation. more

Jun 1, 2017 11:48 PM Magazine 1 Comments

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WESLEY BATES

Farming, because of the uniqueness and fragility of each one of the world’s myriad of small places, has to involve a creaturely affection and care. What does that look like? The remarkable novelist, critic, and poet Wendell Berry has ideas. more

Jun 1, 2017 6:00 AM Magazine

The bimonthly magazine has nearly 90,000 paid subscribers, many of whom have come forward to defend it, saying Walker’s move is anti-science and anti-environment. more

May 31, 2017 11:25 AM Dispatches

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JONATHAN BARTLETT

Most marine scientists now believe 75 percent of the world’s coral reefs will be dead due to accelerating climate change by mid-century. Half are already gone. But that's not the end of the story. more

May 23, 2017 11:54 PM Magazine 2 Comments

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FRACTRACKER ALLIANCE

Within months, the land was denuded. Then came the blasting, the dust, and a 24/7 industrial soundtrack... more

May 23, 2017 11:53 PM Magazine

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