Campsites Among the Stumps: The Unmaking of the Great American Commons
A dispatch from the ongoing war on America’s public lands.
The Interminable Debate Around Deep Sea Mining Regulations
The International Seabed Council once again failed to come to an agreement over the rules to govern the practice of mining valuable resources in deep ocean habitats.
Internal Strife Has Slowed Development in the Republic of Georgia
The West is ignoring a dangerous socio-political duality between pro-Western and pro-Soviet populations that continue to fester in the country.
Which State Is in the Most Ecological Debt of Them All?
A state-by-state breakdown of who is more frugal with their resources and who is in ecological debt.
Is There a Solution to America's Obsession With Lawn Care?
Irrigation and fertilization use varies across and even within cities. Sustainable management plans must rely on a more targeted approach.
The New Bronze Age: We're Entering the Era of Tough Ore
Worries about oil and gas hog the airwaves. But copper is also essential to keep the world running: It threads through your house, your computer, your eco-correct hybrid car. And it's getting just as difficult, expensive, and environmentally menacing as oil to extract. We have entered the era of tough ore.