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ecology
ecology

Fires Are Sometimes What a Forest Needs the Most

The Karuk Tribe in northern California has been prevented from practicing ceremonial landscape burns for 100 years. Now, ecologists are starting to realize that was a mistake.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.21.18
Conservation
Conservation

Most Hunt Management Plans Aren’t Based in Science

In a new study, 60 percent of plans—spanning Canadian provinces and US states—lacked a scientific approach.
Lisa Cumming
3.7.18
environment
environment

The Sinking Brothel

The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
Matthew Bremner
2.24.18
camp century
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
climate change
climate change

Scott Pruitt Is Right, Climate Change Is Good… For Rich White Guys

This week, the EPA chief questioned whether climate change is "necessarily a bad thing."
Kate Lunau
2.8.18
It's Electric
It's Electric

Bitcoin Mining Is Potentially More Energy-Intensive Than Gold Mining

But Bitcoin could be so much more than digital gold.
Christopher Malmo
2.7.18
Extractions
Extractions

The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece

“The problem is that we can never predict when an earthquake can strike.”
Sarah Souli
2.1.18
FRACKING
FRACKING

One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water in Less Than a Week

A new study examines the impact of fracking on streams in Arkansas.
Stephen Leahy
1.31.18
climate change
climate change

Scientists Urge Justin Trudeau to Step Up and Fund Climate Research

250 scientists from around the world signed an open letter about a “crisis looming” in Canadian climate research.
Stephen Leahy
1.23.18
climate change
climate change

2017 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

The trend of record-breaking temperatures continues.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.18.18
Conservation
Conservation

Indonesian Fishers Are Building a DIY Fish Database to Protect Their Industry

Overfishing has threatened to bring local fisheries to a collapse.
Nadiah Rosli
1.16.18
caribou
caribou

Backcountry Skiing Is Hurting Canada’s Endangered Caribou

Your trip out into nature could be putting these animals at risk.
Lisa Cumming
1.10.18