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Don’t blame national forests for America’s massive wildfires
"If our goal is to protect communities, we have to do this work right around home," says land policy expert Courtney Schultz.
Most roadside litter comes from just down the street
Everyone has a role to play in keeping plastic out of ecosystems.
Dust clouds are killing people out West—and the dangers could spread
A team of scientists takes on the big threats posed by tiny particles out West.
The best ways to teach and talk about climate change with kids
Your approach should involve both science and emotion.
Tesla got fined for polluting (again)
The car company’s Fremont plant violated the Clean Air Act and will pay a penalty of $275,000.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the International Space Station’s ocean grave
The 450-ton station will follow a long line of retired spacecraft that have been laid to rest in the marine 'space cemetery.'
How public opinion can help shape climate policies
Fighting climate change on a personal level works in a surprising way.
The cost of algae-based biofuel is still too high
How far can a few drops of algae oil go?
Urban green spaces can’t beat climate change on their own
It takes more than a patch of green to make a city sustainable.
Historic downpours in Brazil trigger deadly mudslides and floods
At least 100 people were killed, and dozens are still missing.