June 13, 2016 / Yale Environment 360 by Dan Grossman

A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.

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June 13, 2016 / The Fern by Dan Grossman

Philip Fearnside, a biologist who studies the relationship between human activities, such as agriculture, and the protection of tropical forests, says that soy production threatens the Amazon forest.

June 8, 2016 / Untold Stories by Larry C. Price

Larry C. Price offers a rare glimpse inside recycling smelters on the island of Java in Indonesia where operators smelt lead from used batteries with little regard for environmental regulations.

June 8, 2016 / Untold Stories by Larry C. Price

Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In this photo essay Larry C. Price shows us mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young, in an...

June 3, 2016 / National Geographic by Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock

A tradition of metalworking has left a historic village contaminated with high doses of lead. Now the threat continues from battery recyclers spewing toxic smoke.

May 25, 2016 by Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock

Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.

May 24, 2016 / National Geographic by Richard Paddock, Larry C. Price

Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In a series on global pollution, we look at mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young.

May 17, 2016 / Untold Stories by Judith D. Schwartz

Glimpses of life in rural Zimbabwe: Managing cattle to restore land is improving conditions for remote villages and enhancing habitat for wildlife—including iconic antelope.

May 17, 2016 / ChinaFile by Sharron Lovell

A short explainer on China's water crisis. Factors including climate change, pollution, urbanization and energy demands have led to a severe water crisis in China.

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May 8, 2016 / Science Magazine by Dan Grossman

Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.

April 25, 2016 / Pacific Standard by Judith D. Schwartz

Inside a seven-year effort to restore a landscape beset by desertification and drought.

Landslides devastated Kodari, Nepal.
April 24, 2016 / Nature by Jane Qiu

A year after a devastating earthquake triggered killer avalanches and rock falls in Nepal, scientists are wiring up mountainsides to forecasts hazards.

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