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We cannot wait for others to solve our environmental problems. Through education, we activate sustainable practices and behaviors to foster a safe, healthy and equitable world. The future of our planet lies with us.

Sustainable Palm Oil? Who Knows, Thanks to Derelict Auditors

Was the palm oil in your cookies, fast food, or shampoo produced sustainably, without destroying tropical forests or exploiting human-trafficked workers? Unfortunately, it might be impossible to know for sure, according to a new report from the Environmental Investigative Agency.

Costco Joins a Host of Retailers Refusing to Sell GMO Salmon

Last week, the Federal Drug Administration approved the first genetically modified animal to be commercially sold and consumed nationwide. But instead of U.S. retailers taking favorably to the historic news, more than 60 supermarket chains are refusing to sell it in their stores—Costco now included.

Why a Climate Deal Is the Best Hope for Peace

Soon after the horrific terror attacks in Paris, last Friday, our phones filled with messages from friends and colleagues: “So are they going to cancel the Paris climate summit?” “The drums of war are beating.

Mandate on California water cuts slated to continue if drought persists

California's urban areas should prepare to keep conserving water until at least next fall, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday.

El Niño could be the most powerful on record, scientists say

A key location of the Pacific Ocean is now hotter than recorded in at least 25 years, surpassing the temperatures during the record 1997 El Niño.

The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

'Everything is blinding white': Sierra storms pay off for resorts and add hope for drought

Alex Hoon was driving north from Mammoth Lakes on Tuesday, looking in awe at the decidedly winter landscape.

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