Resilience
Louisiana’s wetlands are being lost to sea level rise, leaving eerie "ghost forests." Where does ecotourism fit into the recovery plan?
Already capable of growing in harsh conditions, sunflowers have the potential to withstand even more.

After a devastating wildfire season that saw a baby boy die and 1,200 square miles of the state burn, Washington lawmakers are poised to fight fire with money. A lot of money.

The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months.

A new tool developed at LANL will analyze moisture levels in wildfire smoke plumes and study how water binds with soot particles.

After years of trying to get the province to protect an important salmon watershed, one northwest B.C. First Nation is taking matters into its own hands.

The flush toilet may be the world’s gold standard for sanitation, but the sewer infrastructure it demands is inefficient, costly and outdated. 
The Department of Transportation has tied $2 billion in coveted grant funds to the administration’s social-justice goals.
The University of Ottawa's Lauren Gallant led an investigation into a mountainous mound of bat guano that dates back thousands of years — and hopes to glean secrets from their fecal focal point.
A new study finds deciduous trees are increasingly dominant after severe fires in the region, and that has some unexpected impacts.

California regulators are stepping up their oversight of Pacific Gas & Electric after finding that the nation's largest utility has neglected the maintenance of an electrical grid that has ignited a series of deadly wildfires in Northern California and forced periodic blackouts affecting millions of people.

The sprawling spending package lacks crucial climate policies.
The chief reason for the perilous water crisis is the over-extraction of groundwater.

Hundreds of farmers who rely on a massive irrigation project that spans the Oregon-California border learned Wednesday they will get a tiny fraction of the water they need.

David Kaimowitz describes his career as a "a 30-year quest to understand what causes deforestation," one that has brought him full circle to where he started: at the issue of land rights.

Heavier rains that wash away crops could worsen hunger for a country in which farming makes up 20% of the economy.
A new law could soon see toxic chemicals, including harmful plastics, undergo more rigorous assessments aimed at better protecting vulnerable Canadians, the Trudeau government has announced.

The warming climate in Alaska and across the circumpolar North is creating new health and safety risks for people, animals and ecosystems. This piece is the part of a series that explores zoonotic diseases and other hazards emerging in a warming and thawing Alaska.

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