Trump’s border wall cuts through the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. The wall will disrupt preserved habitat critical for the survival of ocelot, jaguarundi, and more.
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After a half-century of conflict, Colombia is regaining control of biologically rich areas that had been havens for rebel groups. Now, scientists are racing to create plans for conservation.
Vines are proliferating in tropical rainforests, impeding the ability of trees to sequester carbon dioxide. Researchers are trying to determine the impact of this phenomenon on climate change.
They called him "Bazooka" after his favorite soccer star. But Bazooka is dead because his real passion was protecting the coast of his native Pondoland from a huge titanium mining project.
Bill Kayong was 15 minutes into his morning commute when he was shot in the head. He was one of dozens of people killed defending environmental causes in 2016.
Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands in Honduras, and paid with her life. She is victim to a global trend — the killings of environmental activists who block development projects.
Rising temperatures and changing precipitation are taking a toll on coffee farms, including the ones around Mt. Kilimanjaro. Scientists say new climate-resilient species of coffee must be developed.
A steel structure in the Amazon, taller than the Eiffel Tower, will soon begin monitoring the atmosphere above the world’s largest tropical forest.
Aerial photographer Alex MacLean documents Europe's carbon footprint in images.
For centuries, Rotterdam and Hamburg have had to contend with the threat of storm surges and floods. As sea levels rise, planners are looking at innovative ways to make these cities more resilient.
The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands of people. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role.
In the second of two videos on food waste, filmmaker Karim Chrobog travels to Seoul, South Korea, which has implemented a high-tech initiative that has dramatically reduced its waste.