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Across Europe, apps can help the environmentally aware cut down food waste and carbon emissions that come with it. Stores and restaurants post excess food sold for a discount at the end of the day that would otherwise be tossed out.
As climate change melts the glaciers in Glacier National Park, how will these places most affected by climate change retain their identity?
A rainy spring and overflowing Great Lakes are adding to the environmental strain on tiny piping plovers. If waters get too high, teams of professionals and volunteers work as nest security guards and emergency rescuers.
Restoring prairie pasture can improve water retention, provide wildlife habitat, and sequester carbon in the soil. It also can boost ranchers’ profit.
Concerns about climate change and urbanization spur cities to plant and preserve trees. How Baltimore became a green model.
With a surprising dose of optimism, the Smithsonian's new fossil hall helps visitors put the concept of climate change into a deep time perspective.
When it comes to taking action on climate change, Anchorage isn’t waiting around for federal – or even state – support.
With storms moving eastward, the Midwest is experiencing an unexpected increase in tornado activity. Tuesday marked the 12th straight day that at least eight tornadoes were reported in the U.S., breaking the record of 11 days set in 1980.
Wolf advocates have crafted a ballot initiative proposal that, if approved, would direct the state wildlife agency to manage a reintroduction program.
Carbon offsets are a key part of industrialized nations’ climate action plans. But what do they look like on the ground?
Coral reefs worldwide are under tremendous threat. In Belize, efforts to change environmental laws and replant coral helped save its reefs.
Last week’s report of 1 million species at risk is the latest in a stream of bleak environmental reports. What can the public do with these reports?
Mexico's Riviera Maya coast brings in half of the country's tourism revenues, but the algae explosion could cripple the local economy. The vast mats of algae, called sargassum, is one of the more visible climate-change events quietly altering the tourist trade.
A German energy company is testing the use of salt to store heat. If successful, the system could help solve a problem posed by unreliable renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar.
Scientists say it's not too late to fix the problem. Many of the worst effects can be prevented by changing the way we grow food, produce energy, deal with climate change, and dispose of waste.
Some Republicans in Congress are ready to seize the opportunity of clean-energy innovation after years of shunning climate action.
In a country more familiar with droughts than downpours, Iraq is witnessing the wettest winter in a generation. As extreme weather events become more common, the Iraqi prime minister has vowed to revamp infrastructure and water policies.
Opposition to offshore drilling has become more bipartisan, focusing minds on the tradeoff between oil development and coastal protection.
Subscribers to Blue Apron and other meal delivery services often struggle with the amount of packaging. But waste lurks at the grocery store too.
The move, which comes after legal pressure from environmental groups, could lead to import restrictions on hunting trophies. Only 68,000 mature giraffes still live in the wild, and their numbers continue to decline.
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