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California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says this year's wildfires have burned 90% less acreage compared to last year.
In California, millions of acres of trees are overcrowded, drought-stressed, and more than ready to burn.
In the town of North Bend, Washington, most development is on hold until an issue of water is resolved.
After nearly two decades, a boil advisory has been lifted from the tiny West Virginia town of O'Toole.
Philip Carcia experienced extreme highs and lows -- in both elevation and emotions -- on his way to setting a speed record for New Hampshire hiking.
Another person has contracted the EEE virus in Massachusetts, the Department of Public Health confirmed on Friday. This comes less than one week from the state's first case since 2013....
This year's proposed changes would shift the bald eagle and peregrine falcon from threatened species down a notch to special concern species, and list two species of bumble bee as...
Water levels at Lake Mead are dropping to dangerous levels, reports find.
Researchers are installing a memorial plaque to recognize the "dead" glacier as a message to future generations.
One California neighborhood was designed to withstand wildfires. Can their strategy be applied to other communities?
Developers of the proposed $2.8 billion project off the coast of Martha's Vineyard had hoped to get federal environmental approval and start construction this year. But federal officials announced a...
The backcountry is full of people seeking a sense of belonging that can be so evasive in modern life, writes Miles Howard.
The Trump Administration toughens immigration policy. The markets tumble. And the DOJ investigates the jail that held Jeffrey Epstein.
In the Arctic, a warming planet is accelerating the loss of sea ice and raising the stakes for the region.
Global biodiversity is already collapsing under pressures from pollution, habitat loss and climate change, writes Frederick Hewett. The Trump administration’s move to weaken the Endangered Species Act is just one...
Over the last century, African Americans were dispossessed of millions of acres of land. We look at the story of black-owned farmland in Mississippi.
How does the Grand Canyon manage its millions of visitors each year? The senior adviser to the superintendent at Grand Canyon National Park explains.
Federal regulators plan to approve the sale of the South Shore plant to a New Jersey firm despite serious concern from local residents and officials.
What tools and resources are missing when fires impact communities over and over again?
An environmental group is suing the city of Paris for failing to properly warn residents about the risk of lead contamination from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire.