Eleven Alaska Native communities are allowed to hunt a limited number of bowhead whales each year.
Businesses and communities are trying to do something about plastic waste by instituting bans and fees on items to cut down on littering.
A recent report from FEMA says the storm made one thing clear: The government needs to make it easier to apply for housing assistance.
Plastic waste that could be recycled ends up in the oceans and in landfills — and there are some plastics that can't be recycled at all.
The rhinos were among 11 being transported to a sanctuary in Kenya. Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from Vicki Croke, host of WBUR's The Wild Life blog.
The night before the world entered the atomic age on July 16, 1945, Robert Oppenheimer's brother Frank couldn't sleep.
The Thai cave rescue captivated audiences for weeks. But other concurrent disasters, like flooding in Japan, received less attention.
More than 100 wild horses were recently found dead in northern Arizona, drowned in the thick mud surrounding a dried-up watering hole.
The coffee chain gives out an estimated 1 billion straws a year, and will instead offer customers strawless lids.
Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, was Scott Pruitt's deputy at the Environmental Protection Agency, and will take over the agency following Pruitt's resignation.
Some cities and towns in the West canceled their Fourth of July fireworks displays to reduce the risk of sparking another blaze.
Organizers started the Peachtree Road Race a half hour early to make it a little easier on the more than 60,000 runners participating.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd visits Rhode Island to see how FM Global Research is learning to mitigate the growing threat of natural disasters.
Temperatures at the peak of the heat wave are expected to be as high as 10 to 20 degrees above normal.
Thousands of people on the island are still without power nearly 10 months after the storm. Solar advocates say renewable energy could offer a solution.
A 50 million-year-old fossil could shed light on the origins of rhinos and tapirs.
Saudi officials say they're going to dig a canal along the 37-mile border that would effectively turn Qatar into an island.
California fire investigators have found the state's largest utility was at fault for two of the most destructive wildfires last year.
China has drastically reduced what recyclables it will import from the U.S.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has called it a "national priority" to regulate nonstick chemicals that were once used in Teflon, Scotchguard and firefighting foam.