The Sun Like You’ve Never Seen it Before


Rare images from the Solar Dynamics Observatory Spacecraft.

An Artist’s Alternative to the Keystone Pipeline

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Too much snow on one coast. Not enough water on the other. And an artist sees an opportunity.

A Purple Patch

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The climate in the UK is changing, and wildlife’s rhythm is the book where we can read the small marks of change.

Cambodian Market Bags


Let’s do good — Jesse Kornbluth reviews sustainable, one-of-a-kind bags that will help keep the earth safer.

Climate Change and Drought: A Spark in Igniting Syria’s Civil War


An abundance of history books tell us that civil unrest can never have a simple or unique cause. The Syrian conflict, now civil war, is no exception.

Save the Corals – What’s Beneath the Ocean?

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If we continue to live as carelessly as we have, what we will have is a planet filled to the brim with trash.

Adapt and Live: The Exuberance of Life, Nature and Change


Not only did he make the final cut, he won the contest.

Merchants of Doubt Gives New Meaning to “Sold Out”


As this new documentary demonstrates, to get the devil’s dollars one must first align with the devil’s agenda.

How Well Prepared are Businesses for Climate Change?

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Industry is on the front lines of responding to the effects of climate change and forward-looking businesses are trying to shape policy — before more stringent measures are imposed.

Youth Take Climate Change Fight to the Courts


Many young people feel they have too much at stake to wait for our leaders to get their act together and take meaningful action on climate change. It’s being termed the Children’s Climate Crusade.

Are Horses As Smart As Humans?

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Horses have very powerful senses of hearing and smell that exceed those of any dog.

Satellites, Mathematics and Drones Take Down Poachers in Africa


The world loses three rhinos a day and an elephant every 15 minutes. Simply stated, this is an unsustainable situation.

The False Promise of Fracking and Local Jobs

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Most people, including politicians and people in the media, assume that fracking creates thousands of good jobs … They are wrong.

Yellowstone River Spill a Preview of Potential Keystone Disaster


At about 10 a.m. on January 17th, an oil pipeline in Billings, Montana spilled over 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River near Glendive.

Wilderness, and Why It Matters

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Our understanding of wilderness and its usefulness has changed over the last century as science has revealed its significance for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services.

Nature’s Fireworks: The Best Meteor Showers Coming in 2015

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The coming year promises to be another good one for meteor buffs, so here’s a guide on what to expect and how best to enjoy nature’s own firework displays.