Could 80,000 family woodlot owners be the key to saving the Acadian forest?

Only remnants of this carbon-rich forest in the Maritimes remain after centuries of clear-cutting.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the environment

The nonpartisan website On the Issues compiles running records of public officials' actions on the environment. Here's their file on the late Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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With coal in crisis, will Virginia be saddled with millions in mine cleanup costs?

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates King Coal’s decline, Virginia could be on the hook for millions in cleanup costs if an anticipated wave of bankruptcies destabilizes its bond pool system for managing the risks of company failures.
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EPA signals shift to community clean-ups instead of climate change

The EPA chief says that if President Trump is reelected, the agency will shift focus to community clean-ups and off of climate change. Critics argue the agency has abandoned its “core mission of protecting human health and the environment.”

Solar power on the rise at US schools

When Mount Desert Island High School in Maine decided to use solar power, they turned to the students.

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The art of fire: reviving the Indigenous craft of cultural burning

Indigenous Peoples have managed their lands with fire since time immemorial. But colonizers criminalized the practice.

Climate change is real. Jeremy Jones wants to prove it.

Professional snowboarder and environmentalist Jeremy Jones is on a quest to find a united path forward on climate policy through a shared loved of the outdoors.

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Encounter with climate change: Arctic town mayor witnesses melting tundra slide into the sea

Leader of a small town in Arctic Russia gets firsthand experience of local climate change as he witnesses the drift of vast tundra masses into coastal waters.
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Climate change and forest mismanagement are fueling wildfires from Brazil to California

The West Coast of the United States is still deep in the throes of an epic wildfire season, with California officials warning that the record area of 3.1 million acres burned in the state so far this year is likely to keep growing.

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How trucking baby eels past dams on the Susquehanna River revived an ecosystem

Scientists trap and relocate young eels, helping the species and reviving an ecosystem. Some say assisted migration could help other species survive the warming planet.

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