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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

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

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

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

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

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

The Aquifer A short play about climate change

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

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

Bronze Age. Iron Age.
Now, the Plastic Age
Congratulations: your garbage has entered Earth’s fossil record

Protest or Die? Extinction Rebellion argues that radical, mass nonviolent civil disobedience is the only way to change current climate policies. On October 7, they’re going global

Very High and Drying The little-known “third pole,” in Asia’s high peaks, is one of the most ecologically diverse places on Earth

Paradise in Flames An epic journey by river and road reveals the horrible price of the Amazon inferno

Orcapella Scientists record whale songs from the South Pacific