Visits to Yellowstone National Park are higher than last year as Americans look to escape their pandemic confines. Their business is welcome relief, despite worries they'll also bring coronavirus.
Mount Sinabung was dormant for 400 years before reawakening in 2010. Since then, it has erupted repeatedly. Dramatic photos and videos capture the latest eruption.
Scientists say parasites are important parts of ecosystems, but many are at risk of extinction. So, they're calling for a parasite conservation movement.
With at least 158 dead and thousands of homes collapsed after heavy rains, experts say it's time for China to rethink its water management.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Alex Hearn. He's advocating for an expansion of protected waters in the Galapagos region to protect endangered sharks from international fishermen.
Satellite images were once restricted to governments. Now anyone can get them, creating a new world of possibilities for environmentalists, human rights groups and those monitoring nuclear weapons.
Amid high temperatures and a pandemic, green spaces are a lifeline. But new data shows parks in low-income and nonwhite areas are smaller and more crowded than those in high-income and white areas.
Flint, Michigan is the site of one of the worst ongoing water crises in recent U.S. history. Artist LaToya Ruby Frazier has spent years capturing the stories of life living with toxic water.
A massive coal plant in Monroe County is being blamed for contaminating the local water supply. Georgia Today host Steve Fennessy talks with freelance journalist Max Blau about a lawsuit by residents who are demanding clean water.
Sea level rise will displace millions by 2100 — and the Louisiana bayous, where Colette Pichon Battle lives, may disappear entirely. She describes how we can avert the worst when disaster strikes.
Water is life. Yet in the eyes of the law, it remains largely unprotected. Legal scholar Kelsey Leonard says granting water bodies legal personhood can transform how we value this vital resource.
Kelsey Leonard was taught we are born with a deep connection to water and a duty to protect it. But today, she says, most of us have lost that connection—and the world is suffering because of it.
Zoning for single-family homes has been tied to racial inequity and climate change, but in California, efforts to pass new laws keep falling short.
Around the U.S., cities have been grappling with how single-family zoning can exacerbate racial inequity and climate change. States like California are struggling to fix that.
The Bartow County Planning Commission is recommending denial of a zoning change to allow mining near Adairsville.