Inside the Final Days of the Standing Rock Protest
A eulogy for a movement.
A eulogy for a movement.
A collection of picks on Montreal's plow racket, what it’s like to freeze to death, the wilds of eastern Siberia and more.
Collusion, sabotage, violence—inside Montreal’s no-holds-barred snow removal racket.
First chill, then stupor, then letting go.
In 1912, 300 miles deep on a trek into the uncharted Antarctic wilderness, Douglas Mawson lost most of his crew and supplies. This is the story of how he got back.
A dispatch from eastern Siberia, a realm of steel-shattering cold and nullifying vastness sometimes called “the white hell.”
In 2001, a young Japanese woman walked into the North Dakota woods. Had she come in search of the $1 million dollars buried by a fictional character in the film Fargo?
How the ski town of the super-rich responds to global warming.
The avalanche at Tunnel Creek.
A trip to the Iditarod.
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Sounding a warning on pesticides.
A war on wolves in Utah.
A photographer’s quest to document a changing planet from above.
The shrinking of the country’s ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis.
The quest to control hurricanes.
How Yvon Chouinard turned his eco-conscious, anti-corporate ideals into the credo of a successful clothing company.
The author investigates the massive wildlife die-off in the Salton Sea by rafting from its tributaries in Mexico.
In a few short hours, a normal evening along Texas’s Blanco River became the site of a deadly flash flood.
An oral history of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth.
A trip to the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles.
He made billions. He lost billions. He was fired as CEO of the company he created. And on March 2, just hours after he was accused of rigging oil deals, he died in a one-car crash.
The EPA called it the most severe exposure to a hazardous material in American history. The only people in Libby, Montana, who didn’t see it coming were the victims.
The hedge fund manager making a bet that Wall Street can solve the water crisis in the West.
Last August, contaminated water escaped from an abandoned mine in Colorado and traveled down the Animas River to Shiprock, the second-largest city in the Navajo Nation. Two weeks later, the EPA declared the sludge-filled river safe.
A writer returns home to find a toxic disaster, giant government failure, and countless children exposed to lead.
Rob Billot spent eight years defending corporate clients in environmental cases. Then Wilbur Tennant called.
The history of canis lupus in America, up to the present day.
The art and science (or lack thereof) of water dowsing.
An investigation into why the West is running out of water.
The labyrinth of policies that reward Arizona farmers for growing cotton, which uses six times as much water as lettuce and 60 percent more than wheat.
The woman who found the water to keep Las Vegas growing, for better or worse.
How a century-old water deal is encouraging waste and worsening the drought.
How the achievement of moving water comes at an enormous cost to the environment.
Ground water and surface water stores are interconnected. But we count them twice.
A midwife, a rash of stillbirths and miscarriages, and a town whose economy depends on fracking.
The author on her reverence for water.
Has global warming made it harder for environmentalists to care about conservation?
She’s 80 now, working 13 hour days, and still won’t take so much as a reporter’s hand to cross the stream.