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OPINION: As communities rebuild after disaster, we must keep nature in mind nbsp; Voices OPINION: As communities rebuild after disaster, we must keep nature in mind  
With storms intensifying and oceans on the rise, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry nbsp; Feature With storms intensifying and oceans on the rise, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry  
Peter Seligmann: Lessons from a lifetime devoted to conservation nbsp; Interview Peter Seligmann: Lessons from a lifetime devoted to conservation  
OPINION: Is climate change driving you to despair? Read this. nbsp; Voices OPINION: Is climate change driving you to despair? Read this.  
Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters? nbsp; Feature Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters?  
Making it easier and safer for informants to turn in wildlife criminals nbsp; Feature Making it easier and safer for informants to turn in wildlife criminals  
Home and away: New report offers tools and strategies for successful climate relocation   Home and away: New report offers tools and strategies for successful climate relocation  Climate change is coming home, and some have no choice but to get out of the way. Notable
The surprising effect of ocean waves on global climate nbsp; Article The surprising effect of ocean waves on global climate  
Here’s what Indonesia is doing about its deadly haze from forest and peatland fires nbsp; Feature Here’s what Indonesia is doing about its deadly haze from forest and peatland fires  
Germany’s transition from coal to renewable energy offers lessons for the rest of the world nbsp; Feature Germany’s transition from coal to renewable energy offers lessons for the rest of the world  
Undiscovered peatlands might be the most important thing you learn about today. Here’s why. nbsp; Feature Undiscovered peatlands might be the most important thing you learn about today. Here’s why.  
To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how. nbsp; Feature To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how.  
Seven regions poised to feel climate change pain — and what they’re doing about it nbsp; Feature Seven regions poised to feel climate change pain — and what they’re doing about it  
How some African farmers are responding to climate change — and what we can learn from them nbsp; Feature How some African farmers are responding to climate change — and what we can learn from them  
Scientists scramble to understand the invisible creatures around us before it’s too late nbsp; Feature Scientists scramble to understand the invisible creatures around us before it’s too late  
On the thawing tundra, researchers race to understand black carbon’s climate impact nbsp; Feature On the thawing tundra, researchers race to understand black carbon’s climate impact  
Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame? nbsp; Feature Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame?  
Is the United States ready for offshore aquaculture? nbsp; Feature Is the United States ready for offshore aquaculture?  
OPINION: Here’s what we need to accelerate progress on the UN’s 2030 global energy goals nbsp; Voices OPINION: Here’s what we need to accelerate progress on the UN’s 2030 global energy goals  
Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis on climate leadership in the Trump era nbsp; Interview Former Republican Congressman Bob Inglis on climate leadership in the Trump era  
OPINION: Climate change is more than a tech problem, so we need more than a tech solution nbsp; Voices OPINION: Climate change is more than a tech problem, so we need more than a tech solution  
OPINION: The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool for addressing climate change nbsp; Voices OPINION: The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool for addressing climate change  
Double-duty device aims to generate electricity from sunlight while reducing nitrous oxide pollution   Double-duty device aims to generate electricity from sunlight while reducing nitrous oxide pollution Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas and ozone-layer depleting compound, and each year humans… Notable
Ensia launches new multimedia storytelling platform   Ensia launches new multimedia storytelling platform Today we’re proud to announce the launch of Ensia Edge, a new multimedia storytelling platform… Update
Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world nbsp; Feature Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world  
Watch: Two convicted poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino in Nepal nbsp; Video Watch: Two convicted poachers explain why they killed an endangered rhino in Nepal  
What we know — and don’t — about climate change in Africa   What we know — and don’t — about climate change in Africa Climate change’s effects on humankind may prove most severe on the African continent, due to… Notable
Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend nbsp; Feature Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend  
What can blockchain do for the environment? nbsp; Feature What can blockchain do for the environment?  
OPINION: We’ve done a good job of envisioning a better world. Now we need to build it. nbsp; Voices OPINION: We’ve done a good job of envisioning a better world. Now we need to build it.  
New website showcases seeds of a brighter future   New website showcases seeds of a brighter future Want to solve big problems? Start small. Notable
OPINION: Technology got us into this climate mess, and it can help get us out — if we let it nbsp; Voices OPINION: Technology got us into this climate mess, and it can help get us out — if we let it  
From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017   From electronic noses to invasive bees, 15 surprising trends for 2017 What should we be thinking about when we think about the future of biodiversity, conservation and… Notable
Burundi leads the world in renewable energy use — and other fascinating facts about the world today   Burundi leads the world in renewable energy use — and other fascinating facts about the world today Good news: more people across the globe have improved access to safe water and sanitation. Bad… Notable
What’s happening to our planet — in 8 infographics nbsp; Photo What’s happening to our planet — in 8 infographics  
Now more than ever we need high-quality, independent journalism   Now more than ever we need high-quality, independent journalism Whatever your feelings on the outcome of last week’s U.S. presidential election, this is a… Update
Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it. nbsp; Feature Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it.  
These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing nbsp; Feature These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing  
OPINION: Why nature and wildlife need their own seats at the UN nbsp; Voices OPINION: Why nature and wildlife need their own seats at the UN  
Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight   Scientists uncover surprising source of carbon storage hidden in plain sight Agroforestry — integrating trees into cropland or pastureland — is often discussed as a promising… Notable
Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation? nbsp; Feature Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation?  
The average North American uses 8 elephants’  worth of stuff   The average North American uses 8 elephants’ worth of stuff How much raw material does it take to support you? If you’re an average African, about 3 metric… Notable
Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it’s too late? nbsp; Feature Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it’s too late?  
Tackling cities’ hidden climate footprint   Tackling cities’ hidden climate footprint When it comes to climate change, a city’s significance stretches past its skyline. Notable
OPINION: We need a global treaty on plastics. Here’s what it should look like. nbsp; Voices OPINION: We need a global treaty on plastics. Here’s what it should look like.  
OPINION: 5 ways to break the link between economic development and resource consumption nbsp; Voices OPINION: 5 ways to break the link between economic development and resource consumption  
Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move nbsp; Video Documentary features Louisiana “climate refugees” on the move  
Katharine Hayhoe: Bridging the climate change divide nbsp; Interview Katharine Hayhoe: Bridging the climate change divide  
OPINION: To build a better future, we must imagine ourselves there nbsp; Voices OPINION: To build a better future, we must imagine ourselves there  
OPINION: Why development should focus on climate adaptation nbsp; Voices OPINION: Why development should focus on climate adaptation  
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