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The Amazon has shrunk by 24,000 square miles over the last decade
Mile upon mile of the rainforest has been replaced with a wide range of commercial developments. That’s why it’s the statistic of the decade.
Latin American environmentalists face unprecedented violence in defending their land
Foreign investors in the region have a responsibility to help safeguard local activists.
Giving legal rights to nature could reduce public health threats like toxic algae
Rights of Nature laws generally are designed to encourage people to rethink their relationship to the environment.
Roadkill hurts a lot more than just animals. A new bill aims to ease the pain.
The $250 million investment could benefit drivers, hunters, wildlife, and more.
As Of Today, The World Has Used A Year’s Worth Of Resources
Earth Overshoot Day
Humans Spread Over South America Like An Invasive Species
Growing, growing, gone
Japan Has Won The Race To Extract Gas From Offshore Methane Ice
This is the first successful production of natural gas from off-shore supplies of methane hydrate, a huge untapped energy resource.
The Treasure of the Safit Chir
For over two centuries we have struggled to understand the scope of Afghanistan's mineral wealth. Now geologists, if they can determine what lies beneath the nation's ground, might also help bring stability to the surface
There May Be Blood
A new map shows conflicting claims to Arctic territories—and its billions of gallons of oil