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Mother Dog Found Dragging Her Puppies In A Crate On The Side Of The Road

A canine mom and her four pups are doing much better after being found in a sad state on a Georgia dirt road.

'This Is Huge': Locust Swarms In Africa Are Worst In Decades

The locusts are destroying farmland and threatening an already vulnerable region with devastating hunger.

'From Heartbreak Comes Hope': Koala Rescuers Share Moving Recovery Stories

As scores of koalas battle to recover from Australia's destructive fires, hopeful stories of survivors are emerging.

Greta Thunberg Rips Steve Mnuchin For Saying She Needs An Econ Degree Before He'll Listen

Twitter critics suggested the U.S. treasury secretary should get a science degree so he can finally understand climate change.

President Donald Trump To Roll Back Clean Water Protections

The Trump administration is preparing to roll back protections for millions of wetlands and streams and reverse decades-old conservation efforts.

2 Years Ago, Kenya Set The World's Strictest Plastic Bag Ban. Did It Work?

Kenya has harsh penalties for those caught manufacturing, selling, importing or using single-use plastics, yet the country still struggles to reduce its waste.

New Trump Rule Rolls Back Decades Of Clean Water Protections

The new water rule, finalized Thursday, will be "among this administration’s dirtiest, most dangerous deeds,” an environmental lawyer warned.

Air Tanker Battling Wildfires Crashes In Australia, Killing 3 U.S. Firefighters

“Our hearts are with all those that are suffering what is the loss of three remarkable, well respected crew."

Florida Cold Spell Leads To Falling Iquana Alert

The National Weather Service office in Miami tweeted: “Don’t be surprised if you see Iguanas falling from the trees tonight as lows drop into the 30s and 40s. Brrrr!”

U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated With 'Forever Chemicals,' Watchdog Says

Some of the highest levels have been found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, according to a new report.

Greta Shames Economic Elite At Davos

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg took the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos and admonished world leaders for doing nothing about the climate crisis.

Greta Thurnberg Says Planting Trees Is Not Enough After Trump's Tree Pledge

“Your inaction is fueling the flames,” the teenage climate activist said at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

SunChips’ Failed Noisy Compostable Packaging Gets The Last Laugh

Complaints about a compostable chip bag were comical 10 years ago. Now, not so much.

'Get Your Mops & Buckets Ready!' — Trump's Infuriating Answer To Rising Seas

President Donald Trump slammed a sea wall proposal for New York while planning an ocean barrier for his Irish golf resort amid global warming.

Cows Have Unique Moos That They Use To Express Their Feelings, Study Finds

Listen carefully, and cows will tell you their mooooooods.

Warm Water Patch Called 'The Blob' Fueled Biggest Known Seabird Die-Off In History

An estimated 1 million common murres died in 2015 and 2016. Scientists fear it was a harbinger of a warming world.

Australian Zoo Staff Save Koalas, Beat Back Alligators In Dramatic Flash Floods Video

“The contrast between the current bushfire crisis and this sudden flooding is striking," said the director of the Australian Reptile Park.

Austria’s New Anti-Immigrant Green Government Stokes Fears Of Climate 'Nightmare'

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz may have traded his far-right governing partners for the progressive Greens, but his anti-Muslim views haven’t changed.

10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment

As wildfires dominate the news, experts suggest some of the best ways you can help the planet and combat climate change.

Court Tosses Landmark Youth Climate Change Lawsuit

The lawsuit from 21 children and young adults argued that the federal government has failed to act to address global climate change.

After India's Amazon Snub, Modi's Party Slams Bezos-Owned Washington Post

An official has been critical of foreign media’s reporting on political issues in the past.

Target's New Workout Clothes Are Affordable, Sustainable And Size-Inclusive

This new activewear line is full of workout clothes you'll actually want to wear.

Interior Dept. Lawyer Told Congress He Had No Contact With Koch Network. Not True.

Daniel Jorjani reached out to his former employer Charles Koch Foundation for advice and repeatedly met with a longtime Koch network operative.

Trump Preens About Getting Fireworks Back To Mount Rushmore In Time For Fire Season

What mysterious "environmental reasons" could possibly block July 4th fireworks in the dry pine forests of South Dakota, Trump wonders.

Gripping Images Show Distraught Koala Beside Dead Companion In Australia Fires

The moment was captured on Kangaroo Island, which one shaken rescuer said has "bodies of charred animals as far as the eye can see.”



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Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

~ Stewart Udall