New Landscapes is a regular series investigating how environmental policies are affecting communities across America.
Natural burials offer a greener alternative to traditional cemeteries, but Big Funeral is fighting back.
A sexist remark at a recent meeting prompted some soul-searching among the world's top climate scientists. How can they prevent women's expertise from being excluded?
Through a cycle of eight plays, Canadian playwright Chantal Bilodeau explores the inner lives of the Arctic's inhabitants during a time of dramatic change.
Deep learning models are allowing us to identify flora and fauna automatically. But are there scientific tasks—tasks so intrinsically human—that they can't be done by a computer?
Some of the poorest people in the U.S. end up spending more than 50 percent of their income on energy over the course of the year.
Critics say the Federal Energy Regulatory Agency has masked the high costs of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to communities of color.
In California wine country, environmentalists and vintners have kept an uneasy peace. Corporate overreach and damage to the environment are fracturing it.
On the coastlines of America, many home buyers are ignoring the new realities of storms and floods—and, in too many cases, the government isn't helping.
Almost all American archives are at risk from disasters or changing temperatures. Community history will probably be the first to go.
As wildfires burn longer and fiercer, doctors are trying to work out how today's smoke will affect tomorrow's health.
A swift victory in the Colombian Supreme Court could pave the way for further legal action around the world.
In 2012, Little Village residents helped shut down a coal plant. Now, a redevelopment company plans to build a distribution center in its place, bringing more dirty trucks to the neighborhood.
Satellite images could suddenly make it a lot riskier to perpetrate these crimes.
With a Canadian company looking to mine gold, silver, and copper on ancestral lands, opponents worry about toxic water and the destruction of Menominee heritage.
Anti-pipeline activists find themselves in league with the swamp's Cajun crawfishers as they work to thwart projects by the same company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline.
A recent EPA survey takes into account extreme weather, but also social factors such as poverty, health, and governance.