Great blue heron in the Everglades
 
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More Than a Swamp Thing
President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week in the Florida Everglades, highlighting the risks of climate change—rising seas, extreme heat, diversity loss, and more. Fortunately, he’s got a plan. Learn More

 
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UNEARTHED
Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction Wins Pulitzer for Nonfiction. Read an Excerpt.
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DID YOU KNOW?
A Popular Pesticide Draws Bees to Poisoned Crops, then Kills Them.
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AWESOME SCIENCE
The Red Colobus Monkey Lives! (But Wild Yaks Live Harder.)
Coal train
DID YOU KNOW?
Are We Witnessing the Beginning of the End for Coal in the United States?
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WESTERN DISPATCH
Does the Greater Sage Grouse Need Endangered Species Protection?
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A Changing Climate Movement
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Sylvia Fallon
Sylvia Fallon
Senior Scientist


EPA Approved a Pesticide that Threatens Monarchs and Public Health—So We’re Suing

 
Jake Schmidt
Jake Schmidt
Director, International Program


Two Fast-Track Trade Bills Would Upend Our Environmental Laws

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Guardian
Craft Breweries: Clean Water’s Newest (and Perhaps Unlikeliest) Champion

Mother Jones
These Popular Clothing Brands Are Cleaning Up Their Chinese Factories

MSNBC
Food Waste Is a Massive Problem. Here’s How You Can Fix It.

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