In 2018, more than 160 land and environmental defenders were killed—many of them Indigenous.
It could be years before farmers see any gains from the rollback of E15 restrictions—or before oil interests and environmental groups see any losses.
"Science is no longer about the quest for knowledge. Now it's about fixing problems. But just limiting science to fixing problems also limits your chances of making big discoveries."
Activists hold a demonstration against diesel cars in front of the Transport Ministry in Berlin, Germany, on March 14th, 2018.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
The murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres leaves many demanding answers.
A sweeping new law could make data like photographs and soil samples inadmissible in court.
An initial review of rules issued by the Interior Department shows the federal government has taken important steps to protect drinking water resources, while not adopting the strictest regulations in place in some states.