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Fresh Hope for Tracking Bird Migration in the Remote West

Scientists are turning to a low-cost radio-based technology to help solve the mysteries of declining bird populations.

How Climate Change is Affecting Every U.S. Region

The nation’s top scientists have the details in a brand-new report.

Refuge: At Home With Nature

I am looking out my dining room window on a beautiful fall day when I see a serious six-pointed stag finishing off some acorns, nuts, and bird seed at my bird feeders. I rush outside assuming it would leap the neighbor’s fence and disappear.

Patagonia Fought Trump Over Public Lands. Now It’s Targeting Biden.

Outdoor retailer Patagonia is urging President Biden to protect the Alaskan Arctic

A Case for Play

A six-foot wave rose out of the Pacific glass, sparkling blue against the bruised pink after-light of the October sunset. I had a half-second to gawk in awe (and a smidge of fear) before I took a deep breath and flipped my surfboard, hanging on to the rails from below like an upturned turtle. The turbulent whitewater spun me twice and yanked me back upright.

Action at White House Against Biomass

At the White House on October 19, the Rachel Carson Council (RCC) rallied with the Dogwood Alliance and thirty members of frontline environmental justice communities from across the Southeast U.S. to call on the Biden Administration to end its support for the production of polluting and climate damaging industrial wood pellets, or woody biomass.