Unmapped roads raise risk to Southeast Asian rainforests: study

Forests in parts of Southeast Asia face greater threats than previously thought because researchers often rely on data that ignores new roads, which are precursors to deforestation and development, a study shows.

#ClimateScam: denialism claims flooding Twitter have scientists worried

Many advocates are fleeing the platform, unnerved by the surge in climate misinformation since Musk’s chaotic takeover.

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Massive die-off hits fir trees across Pacific Northwest

Labeled “Firmageddon,” by researchers, the drought-driven “mortality event” is the largest ever recorded in the region.

Top conservation issues to watch out for in 2023

15 emerging issues that anyone who cares about biodiversity ought to keep an eye on.

US DOT program expands to emphasize traffic safety and emissions

The Department of Transportation’s Every Day Counts program once emphasized auto-oriented infrastructure. Now it's doing more to take climate and safety into account.

Biden’s green subsidies are protectionist, E.U. officials say

The White House has little appetite for changes to the Inflation Reduction Act, but officials say the rulemaking process may help accommodate concerns.
Vermont’s dairy farms pivot to new ideas amid climate change
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Vermont’s dairy farms pivot to new ideas amid climate change

Changing climate and other factors make Vermont staples like milk and maple syrup harder to produce, so a raft of new crops and farm businesses are popping up.

Should you not have kids because of climate change? It’s complicated

The question of having kids in a warming world has started to shift — from fears over what children will do to the climate to fears over what the climate will do to them.
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EU’s new climate change plan will cause biodiversity loss and deforestation: Analysis

In a plan full of sustainable efforts, the incentivizing of biomass burning has climate experts concerned.

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Op-ed: It’s time to re-think the United Nations’ COP climate negotiations

Instead of focusing on negotiations, let the main event be information sharing, financing and partnerships that produce faster technological change.

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Op-ed: What the media gets wrong about the new world population numbers

The last time that we lived within the productivity limits of our planet was about 50 years ago — that is a problem.

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Peter Dykstra: Journalists I’m thankful for

My third annual list of the over-achieving and under-thanked.

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A new analysis shows a “crisis” of male reproductive health

Global average sperm count is declining at a quicker pace than previously known, chemical exposure is a suspected culprit.

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

"Pregnant women, and men planning to conceive a pregnancy, have a responsibility to protect the reproductive health of the offspring they are creating."

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