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Why ‘rooftop wind’ simply can’t compete with rooftop solar
Our roofs may not be breezy enough to make a difference.
Environmental groups blame the EPA for more than 1,000 dead manatees
A federal lawsuit alleges that poor water quality in Florida is harming manatees and other species.
These laser scans show how fires have changed Yosemite’s forests
Aerial LIDAR scans make it easy to see the difference between a fire-resistant forest and one where fire has been suppressed.
Lake Powell’s drought is part of a growing threat to hydropower everywhere
It’s time to assess water priorities in the American West and across the globe.
A crypto group named a new frog species, and people aren’t thrilled
Experts are concerned that promoting cryptocurrency is counterproductive to conservationist and environmentalist goals.
This fermented meat alternative could help halve global deforestation rates
It might be time to swap animal protein for similarly-delicious fungi.
Agnes Chase, a grass scientist, showed us what ‘holds the earth together’
Despite bureaucratic roadblocks, Chase tapped grassroots efforts in pursuit of her research.
Smart tips for travelers looking for a sustainable getaway
It's important to know which companies' actions back up their marketing.
People around the world love and grieve nature in unique ways
Research on our relationships with nature focuses on cultures in wealthy, developed countries.
Illegal oil refining has cost Nigerians their lives and environment for decades
The deadly practice remains a stubborn challenge for Africa’s largest oil producer.