Journalist Alan Weisman's latest book, Countdown, explores how we can sustainably manage a population of seven billion people.
Seattle’s urban waterfront — a noisy highway viaduct and failing seawall — is being transformed to create a welcoming environment for salmon and people.
Recent measurements show that the billions of tons of old carbon hidden deep in the earth may release into the atmosphere, greatly accelerating climate change.
In the search for greater efficiency, green builders are looking to nature for answers.
As “canaries in the coal mine” for a changing environment, a select group of African frogs may help scientists protect endangered frog species far and wide.
Although urban agriculture is on the rise nationwide, in locavore-loving San Francisco, some difficult challenges are emerging
The unique dynamics of developing wind energy in Nebraska may benefit wildlife, habitats, and developers throughout the country.
Sixth graders at a charter school in Madison, Wisconsin, lead the charge to restore a local park and play a key role in efforts to revitalize a struggling community.
Restoring marshlands along the shore of San Francisco Bay may be the key to protecting communities from rising sea level and it may lend a helping hand to some endangered species, too.
Discover how an Ohio artist is repurposing runoff from coalmines to create a variety of rich paint pigments—and draw attention to the state’s polluted waterways.