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Our educational systems are failing to prepare people for existential environmental threats
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Pennsylvania has become the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

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Irony abounds as we close out a summer that brought the death of the climate truthteller, scientist James Lovelock, along with news that more countries in Africa and South America have decided to exploit, aggressively, their fossil fuel production – protected areas and former promises be damned.

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When I tell bird-loving audiences what puffins mean to me, I start with the expected.

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The title of supervisory wildlife biologist for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service does little justice to Linda Welch (pictured above). In practice, she is the housing and unusual development secretary for seabirds on Maine’s Petit Manan Island.

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Unless you've been off the grid, you know that Congress passed – and Biden yesterday signed – the biggest package of climate change legislation the United States (and the world) has seen.

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Editor’s note: This story is a follow-up to our recent report that found PFAS in a private well near fracking in Pennsylvania.

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PITTSBURGH—For more than a decade, Bryan Latkanich has discussed his concerns about fracking chemicals contaminating the water and air near his home with anyone who would listen.

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The recent 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA was an exercise of raw political power.
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It appears to be of no concern to the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ultraconservative majority how children are collateral damage in its monumental rulings to close the 2021-22 term.

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It's that time of year again, folks—our annual summer reading list!

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STOCKHOLM—With new evidence that human activity has pushed beyond limits needed to preserve ecosystems, the impact of food systems across the globe needs to be reassessed, according to scientists.

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How do you cut through the fog around climate change and get to a solution?

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This month Colorado became the first state to ban the use of PFAS in the extraction of oil and gas.

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We’re at the tail end of the traditionally self-imposed mourning period for the massacres in Buffalo and Uvalde.

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I want to share a role model for impactful change.

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A car pulls up to a street corner, and a young, bearded man hops in the passenger seat, only to come face to face with a weathered and bald future version of himself.

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Science and the U.S. Supreme Court are on course to become oil and water, much to the joy of Big Oil and to the dread of those who support actions that protect our planet.

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