In a Remote Amazon Region, Study Shows Indigenous Peoples Have Practiced Forest Conservation for Millennia
Smithsonian researcher Dolores Piperno says native people have always played an important role in sustainability
Climate change and desperation are putting the country’s unique history at risk
The same traits that make these dogs adorable threaten their health and well-being
Renaissance maps depicting the “white bears” say more about our own fears and fantasies than about the predators themselves
Measuring the carbon footprints of your favorite comic book heroes, from Batman to Jessica Jones
Faking the stuff of elephant tusks could benefit wildlife conservation and engineering—yet many technical hurdles remain
The authors say this is more proof that we are living in an Age of Humans—but not all scientists agree
Carbon dating finds that almost all trafficked ivory comes from animals killed less than three years before their tusks hit the market
How to weigh the moral costs of your climate change tour
They thought the frozen earth would keep it safely hidden. They were wrong
A Brooklyn-based artist strives to create emotional connections with the looming threat of climate change.
Podcast: Kim Stanley Robinson Says 'Either You're An Environmentalist, Or You're Not Paying Attention'
Award-winning writer Kim Stanley Robinson discusses sci-fi's role in helping us understand the world.
The dwindling ice has an unexpected benefit: more underwater cables
Delightfully whimsical, the sculptures drive home the message that there’s a whole lot of trash washing ashore
From Maori emojis to First Nations languages