environment

Mexico City’s bike culture is thriving

Lifestyle

Mexico City is the biggest city in North America, and like most big cities, it has a lot of cars and traffic. Yet, over the past 30 years, it’s gone from being considered the most polluted city in the world to ranking 999th among global cities for air pollution. A small part of that has been taming traffic and the development of a robust bicycling culture. John Burnett reports from Mexico City.

A city in southern Brazil is forced to adapt after floods shut down a major airport

Environment

How do you save a vanishing lake? Kazakhstan has a plan.

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Panelist for the online event on the environmental impact of the war in Ukraine.

LIVE Event: The Environmental Cost of the War in Ukraine

Ukraine
Rancher Bill Johnson and wildlife researcher Carol Bogezi on Johnson's ranch in Washington's Teanaway Valley. Bogezi has been working with Johnson and other ranchers in eastern Washington to try to find a way to help them live more amicably with wolves.

How Washington ranchers are learning to cope with wolves, with lessons from Uganda

Environment

NYU professor studying the way humans use transportation

Environment

Transportation systems in America are incredibly hard on the environment — between cars and airplanes and the like — but a professor in New York says that doesn’t have to be the case.

Containers with toxic cargo spill into ocean off New Zealand

Environment

Problems are escalating for a cargo ship that has been dumping oil into the ocean for days. The severely listing ship is now dumping toxic cargo containers into the ocean and they heading for shore.

Company making detergent bottles out of ocean plastic

Environment

The Pacific Ocean is filling with discarded plastic. One company wants to use that plastic to create recycled bottles.

Manatees’ growing dependence on power plants for survival

Environment

Manatees have come to rely on power plants as a source of warm water, but that could become a problem in the future.

Generation Hot: Impact of climate change on children

Environment

A new father comes to terms with his hopes and fears for his daughter’s future with climate change, and the solutions he came across.