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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?

Rhino-Plasty Botswana takes a radical step to save its herd from poachers

A Journey to the Center of the Earth The best landscape photographers can cast their lens on what has existed for centuries and convey something totally new. Here, images from around the world highlight the work of the 2019 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition participants

Your Bamboo Toothbrush, Madame The Opéra Liège is the first hotel in France to eliminate single-use plastic

Paradise Tossed Hawaii’s “plastic beach” is a sobering showcase of how we’ve trashed Earth

All the Leaves Are Burned, and the Sky Is Gray With Australia ablaze, our writer recounts her escape from L.A.’s fires—and wonders what’s next

A World of Hurt Young people are increasingly seeking help for anxiety over the climate crisis

Up in Flames Are Australia’s fires evidence we’ve crossed a tipping point?

Lannister’s Greatest Battle Yet In a post-Thrones world, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has become a climate warrior

Saving Whales Is More Important than Planting Trees Restoring them to their pre-hunting numbers could capture 1.7 billion tons of CO2 annually

Our Own Titanic Moment To visualize the stakes of the climate emergency, think about the fabled ship: dangerously little time remains to correct course

Troubled Waters The world’s oceans now have more plastic than fish

How to Kill a Predator Backed by big-bucks conservatives, and with deep ties in D.C., the Pacific Legal Foundation is systematically destroying U.S. wildlife protections

The Aquifer A short play about climate change

Fighting a Burning Injustice Threatened with death, this professor battles giant corporations setting fire to rare wilderness areas

Flood Zone Venice, its masterpieces, and its gondolas are underwater and floundering

The Most Important Man on Earth David Attenborough is beloved in Britain, and, at 93, a global star. Now he’s sounding alarms about the planet. Is he too late?

Private Jets Feel the Greta Effect Climate collapse? Who cares! Bill Gates, Oprah, and the rich Chinese fly high. Swedes are getting grounded