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The Hamptons’ Secret Shame Why do some of the most expensive homes in the country surround one of its most polluted lakes?

A Bug’s Life In the fight to save the planet, the extraordinary lives of insects are going overlooked

Roiling in the Deep The deep sea has so far managed to evade human intervention. Now mining companies are threatening Earth’s last frontier

Earth to Mom Cazzie David interviews her mother, the environmentalist Laurie David, on what we can do in our day-to-day lives to protect the planet

The Japanese Art of Midway The West generally knows two ways of dealing with nature: cutting it down or leaving it untouched. In Japan, there’s a middle ground

The Great Outdoors Turn off your mindfulness apps and enjoy the serenity of the natural world, says Sir David Attenborough

Snap Out of It The coronavirus is up, but Ebola is gone. And there are other silver linings to savor

The Last Place on Earth You Can Escape the Pandemic Antarctica is the only virus-free continent. But will that last?

A Whale of a Good-Bye Scientists have deciphered the songs blue whales sing to each other before they migrate

Rolls-Royce Pulls a Dylan With a modified Phantom V, the storied automobile goes electric

Parks and Wreck As cries for help from U.S. national parks fall on the deaf ears of an administration set on environmental rollbacks, a new book emphasizes their beauty

August 18, 2020

This Place Is a Real Dive Jacques Cousteau’s grandson plans a deep-ocean equivalent of the International Space Station

Stung by Their Beauty Bees are earth’s keystone species. If they perish, we perish. So, what happens when you add 250,000 bees to your farm? Well, things start buzzing …

The Lion Queens An elite group of female rangers take on wildlife poachers in Kenya

A Clean (and Green) Slate How the travel industry is using the lockdown to build sustainable, eco-friendly businesses

Bees Do It. Very, Very Well New research reveals they know a little trick to make a garden buzz with delight

Up in Smoke The secret ingredient to some of the world’s record-breaking climbs? A pack of cigarettes

May 27, 2020

The Lonely Traveler The tragic saga of an almost mythical figure from the Canadian wilderness

Father Nature Sir David Attenborough’s new film shows humanity’s impact on Earth—and what we must do to save it

Animal Instinct Elephants travel to “wakes” to mourn their dead even if they lacked a close bond, a study has found

March 18, 2020

Jeff Bezos Goes Green (Like Money) Is his $10 billion pledge to combat the climate emergency a good thing—or part of his plan to control the world?