At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. Paul Kvinta travels to Laos to visit a moon-shot project aimed at saving the country's 400 remaining wild behemoths, investigate the strange underworld of wildlife trafficking—and make a very unexpected purchase.
The inability of western states to track water usage is exacerbating the region's drought crisis
Top adventure athletes Caroline Gleich and Jeff Browning define what a "roadless area" means
How do we deal with the prospect of losing the places we love?
Has Governor Gavin Newsom done a bad job managing the wildfires? Should he invest in "cleaning" the forest? We've got answers.
Environmental groups prevent DOI’s efforts to restrict FOIA disclosures
Cody Townsend thought his project, the Fifty, would be a mission to descend the 50 best lines in North America. But then climate change started to melt the snow right out from under his skis.
A combination of Santa Ana winds and climate change is almost the perfect recipe for extreme fires
A scandal over radiation exposure at the national park is the latest weapon employees have used against each other in a perpetually dysfunctional workplace
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