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The most coveted fur of all is bobcat fur from the American West. But not everyone thinks their fur coats are the animals' only value.
In his book "The Ends of the World," author Peter Brannen looks at what happens to cause the crises, from massive volcanic eruptions to asteroids.
Retired nuclear power plants are now an emerging market. A company called Northstar is making an offer to speed up the de-commissioning of Vermont Yankee, the nuclear plant off I-91,...
The catastrophic storm plunged Puerto Ricans backward in time, writes Abby Maxman, the president and CEO of Oxfam America. Some think their island will never recover.
Our elected representatives are planning to put impoverished Americans on a starvation diet, writes Rich Barlow.
Torrential rain triggered deadly floods this week across the South, including in Ellicott City, Maryland, where Angie Tersiguel lives and owns a restaurant.
The deadliest animal in the U.S. isn't a grizzly bear, a mountain lion or even a Western diamondback rattlesnake.
"I think they get a bad rap in general," one entomologist says of the arachnids among us.
Gina McCarthy, former EPA head, talks to Morning Edition about a new climate change center at Harvard University.
Hurricane season approaches. We'll learn what to expect, and what regions will be affected.
Climate change is not just about protecting polar bears or people living in distant places. It’s not even about the “health” of the planet, writes former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy....
The government reported 64 dead in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria. But new research says the toll was thousands higher. We look at why -- and what now.
In western North Carolina, authorities have lifted evacuation orders now that it appears a dam is not about to fail.
The "eco-label" was created in the late 1990s to try to translate consumer interest in salmon into money for farmers who did right by fish.
Natural gas has replaced coal as the country's top power source. But it's also causing problems for another source of energy.
Researchers at the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston say a harbor barrier for flood protection project makes no economic sense.
Shore-based coastal protection systems to deal with climate change-induced flooding are smarter options, the UMass Boston report argues.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from NPR's Nathan Rott, who's been reporting on the eruption from Hawaii for the past week.
The storm is now a tropical depression, but forecasters warn the danger is not over as it continues to dump heavy rain across parts of the Southeast.
How we navigate the world, now. The inside story of the Google mapping revolution. Turn left, at the roundabout.