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A Coast Guard plan to build new icebreakers may be in trouble

Congress’ investigative arm says the polar ships may take longer to build and cost more than expected. But pushing the project off could be a bigger problem.

Brazilian court orders 20,000 gold miners removed from Yanomami Park

A federal judge has issued an emergency order giving the Bolsonaro administration just days to evict all illegal miners, and keep them out until the danger of the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

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Civil war didn’t hurt this Sri Lankan mangrove forest, but shrimp farming might

A similar project to establish firm farms in a mangrove area, resulted in 90% of the farms being abandoned because of disease outbreaks among the shrimp.

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Brazil prosecutors target minister over Amazon destruction

Ricardo Salles is accused of promoting policies that "violate" his duty to protect the environment.

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Japan floods increase risk of coronavirus spread

Health officials have expressed concern about the coronavirus spreading among hundreds of thousands of people who have been transferred to evacuation centers.

On knowing the winged whale

Humpbacks are some of the most watched whales in the world, and yet so much of their lives remains a mystery.

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Arctic shipments to Asia grow as LNG carriers shuttle to eastern markets

Two weeks after it completed a record-early delivery to China via the Northern Sea Route, natural gas carrier "Christophe de Margerie" returns.

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Bringing coal back

Alberta has reshaped a decades-old balance in the Rockies and Foothills, opening the door to more open-pit mines in the mountains.
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A fracking giant's fall

Chesapeake Energy was a fracking pioneer on a meteoric rise. Last week, it fell to Earth.

Our annual summer reading list, 2020 edition

EHN staff shares their top book recommendations for the summer.

Coronavirus is creating a crisis of energy insecurity

Fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has led to unpaid bills and energy shutoffs in many vulnerable US households. Indiana University researchers warn we need to act now to avoid yet another health emergency.

Ode to Jersey

From shark attacks to the "syringe tide"—a brief look at the highs and lows of New Jersey's environmental past.

The fallacy of “back to normal” thinking: Anne and Paul Ehrlich

The unscientific re-opening of the US is a blatant attempt to bolster the stock market in the short run rather than protect the long-term health of both our citizenry and economy.

Remembering Kirk Smith

Looking back at the life and achievements of the pioneering air pollution scientist.

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