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Obama Judges Undermine Pipelines: A ‘Sneak Peek Of The Biden Energy Plan’

The nation may be awash in oil and natural gas, but U.S. pipelines are running on fumes after three high-profile conduits ran aground in 24 hours, the victims of Obama-appointed judges and regulatory uncertainty under the possibility of a climate-woke…

Why plant-based meats are having a moment

There’s never been a better time to cut meat out of your life or at least limit it significantly. There’s a plethora of meat substitutes on the market, some more affordable than others, but all with a lower environmental impact…

As cities grow, so does the need for urban trees

It’s easy to rattle off the necessary and wide-ranging tasks that trees perform in urban areas. They’re unarguably invaluable. Trees are air-scrubbing, temperature-cooling, mood-improving, flood-mitigating machines. And as a new study published in Lancet Planetary Health points out, they can…

‘Arctic April’ Grips N. America Breaking Hundreds Of Cold Records

Record cold and snowfall hit many parts of North America over the Easter weekend, continuing what has so far been a largely Arctic April. Records were toppled across many U.S. states, with Montana, Iowa, South Dakota, and Colorado seemingly worst…

Ecological Society of America announces 2020 Fellows

(Ecological Society of America) The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2020 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy.

Spring break road trip ideas for families on a budget

When spring emerges after a long winter, getting out on the open road is just the thing to cure those seasonal doldrums. But for those of us who can’t spring for luxurious resorts or far-off locales, taking that long-anticipated spring…


ACTIVISM: S.D. tribes speak against ‘riot-boosting’ penalties

Native American groups opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline told South Dakota lawmakers Wednesday that Gov. Kristi Noem’s plan to restore criminal penalties for urging riots would result in peaceful protesters being silenced.