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Environment Articles

America’s most important parks program just expired, and this Utah Congressman will not be bringing it back

by Emma Thieme

Poachers killed her mother. Now this tigress is free again in Siberia.

by Carlo Alcos

Australia is betting your smartphone can save you from shark attacks

by Allison Jackson

Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay is a stinking mess. Here’s what that means for the Olympics.

by Will Carless

The biggest threat to West Africa’s traditional fisheries might be your appetite

by Erin Conway-Smith

Alaska from the air

by Blaze Nowara

Rescuing 33 mistreated circus lions was the easy part. Airlifting them to Africa is the real challenge.

by Simeon Tegel

What undercover videos tell us about meat in america

by Rory Moulton

Why legalizing their slaughter might save India’s dying camel population

by Jason Overdorf

The next time you order brunch, remember this article

by Angela Waters

5 ways your vacation is killing sea turtles

by Yahoo! Travel

3 million gallons of toxic sludge just got dumped into a Colorado River. Here’s why it’s going to happen again.

by Matt Hershberger

5 climate change nightmares that are already becoming reality in 2015

by Alex Scola

Some cruel a*$hole in Paris buried a dog alive. But what matters is the story of his rescue.

by Matt Hershberger

Angry about Cecil the Lion? You’re going about it all wrong.

by Matt Hershberger

6 endangered animals that poachers are hunting into extinction

by Jessica Phelan

Nicaraguans are going organic, but some farmers remain skeptical

by Teresa Cebrian Aranda

Everybody freak out, sharks live in volcanoes now

by Matt Hershberger
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