Environment


Climate Change and Outside Stress Favors Birth of Girls Study Says

By Soli Salgado

A Japanese study shows that an increase of female births could be directly correlated with extreme rise in temperatures and extreme stress.


The Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer Affects Kansas' High Plains

By Julene Bair

From the mid-sixties to present day, the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer has had a noticable impact on Kansas’ High Plains.


What to Do When You’re Running Out of Time — Hope in a Time of Climate Change

By Rebecca Solnit

Only mass movements and collective action can save us from the effects of climate change.


The Effects of Copper Mining on Environment and Society

By Bill Carter

A personal tale of poisoning in a former copper mining town.


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Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

by Eddie Bautista, La Tonya Crisp-Sauray, and Bill McKibben

The People's Climate March is designed to serve as a loud and pointed reminder to our leaders that the next great movement of the planet’s citizens centers on our survival and their pathetic inaction.


The Real Cost of Fracking

By Jessica Cohen, special to the Utne Reader

Environmental hazards from fracking may extend well beyond drilling sites.


Antibiotic Resistance Found in Crows and Other Wildlife

By Lindsey Konkel, from Environmental Health News

Human-derived drug resistance is being found where it shouldn't be.


Multimedia Site Focuses on Climate Disasters

By Katie Moore

The interactive platform features short films documenting the challenges faced in the wake of calamity.