Peter Dykstra

When sand mining alters a river, flooding farmlands India
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When sand mining alters a river, flooding farmlands India

Illegal extraction of sand in the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh affects the course of the Spiti river and in turn, people's lives.Over-extraction of sand ...
Biodiversity solutions also fight climate change
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Solutions

Biodiversity solutions also fight climate change

New research highlights ways to tackle our two greatest environmental challenges — at the same time.
Op-ed: America’s oil and gas boom didn’t deliver true energy security
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Op-ed: America’s oil and gas boom didn’t deliver true energy security

Investing in clean energy, efficiency and electrification is the only path to get us there.
New York passes tough new environmental justice law
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New York passes tough new environmental justice law

New York passed an ambitious enivronmental justice law, forcing polluters to think twice before dumping on already hard-hit communities.
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solar power schools

Solar power at Pennsylvania schools doubled during the pandemic

“If this growth continues, schools could set Pennsylvania up as a clean energy leader and not just the fossil fuels we’re known for.”

environmental justice

Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

How historical racist redlining practices are linked to higher exposures to oil and gas wells.

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

We asked you to share one "big lesson" your mother gave. And you responded

Lake Mead

Dykstra: A corpse in a barrel in a drying reservoir

And other climate change tales for our age

A mother's gift

Gifts from our mothers

What one "big gift" did your mother give you? We want your story.

Bird photography

Earth Day 2022: Amidst the crises, don’t forget the beauty

Words and images from our founder, Pete Myers, on how bird photography keeps him connected to and curious about a planet in peril.

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