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ROCKETS OVER CUMBERLAND: Can private space companies close a national seashore?

Cumberland Island is a beloved national seashore and a global biosphere reserve along the coast of Georgia. Over 60,000 hikers and campers visit the...

The Tree Sitters: Activists Have Halted Pipeline Construction

Pipeline protesters take the trees to halt clearcutting and construction. 61-year-old Red Terry and her daughter are tree-sitting on their own land to stop the pipeline from being constructed through their property.

Pay to Play? User Fees Vs. Firefighting and Timber

It took Barrett Dodds—straddling a mountain bike at the trailhead of some of Pisgah National Forest’s most iconic tracks—just a few minutes to come...

Editor’s Note: The Red Wolves’ Last Stand

Less than 25. That's how many red wolves are left in the wild. They are possibly the most endangered species on the planet, and...

Earth Talk: Effects of Climate Change on Health and Disease

Global warming isn’t just bad for the environment. There are several ways that it is expected to take a toll on human health. For starters, the extreme summer heat that is becoming more normal in a warming world can directly impact the health of billions of people.