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The biggest ancient city you’ve probably never heard of is in Illinois
The Cahokia Mounds offer a glimpse of one of the Americas' most powerful societies.
Prescribed burns can keep wildfires in check. So why are politicians standing in the way?
Wildfires are raging harder than ever in the West, but the practice of using prescribed burns for prevention is becoming more restricted.
Minnesota’s Line 3 pipeline threatens one of North America’s only native grains
Manoomin is crucial to the Anishinaabe both culturally and economically.
Keystone XL is officially dead
The pipeline's developer has pulled the plug on the controversial project at last.
Bison have returned to the Great Plains. Now what?
A rift among Indigenous and non-Indigenous ranchers illustrates the struggles of reintroducing buffalo in modern landscapes.
Humans haven’t always wrecked the environment
It's only been in the last few hundred years that we've starting destroying land.
In Hawaii, an ancient observatory offers lessons for modern stargazers
Physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein spans the whitewashed history of astronomy in her new book, ‘The Disordered Cosmos.’
Wisconsin hunters have already killed more gray wolves than allowed
More than 27,000 people applied for permits for the state’s first wolf hunt since 2014.
Local languages are dying out and taking invaluable knowledge with them
Rare, rural vocabularies hold the keys to centuries-old questions about nature, human migration, and more.
How the Trump border wall sapped a desert oasis dry
Ancient springs might not survive unchecked construction during the pandemic.