New Mexico’s Hatch Valley faces its biggest test yet.
Ecologists are starting to better understand just how bad barbed wire is for wildlife.
Alaska’s “Fat Bear Week” is not all fun and games.
Wildfire smoke is taking a toll on cows in the West, potentially even diminishing how much milk they produce.
A trendy drug comes at a high environmental cost.
Oregon is converting motels into homes for wildfire survivors with nowhere else to go.
Alaska’s abandoned ships are turning into a multimillion-dollar environmental nuisance.
Melting ice has left one small town on the brink of disaster.
Wastewater samples can give communities a near-immediate snapshot of how the pandemic is spreading.
Livestock has long been a way of life for Navajo families. Now it’s also a way for them to make money.
In California, food banks are struggling to keep up with surging demand.
Conservationists want to protect an elusive animal’s habitat. Snowmobilers want to preserve a cherished pastime.
One brief encounter with a big cat motivated a search for others.
The system that connects many of the state’s rural communities may soon shut down.
In one Colorado county, solar-energy-training classes are helping ease the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.
Electric fences and bear-resistant garbage cans are helping humans in Montana adjust to the new normal.
Has the National Park Service gone too far to protect the endangered Devils Hole pupfish?
Cows have to be stunned before slaughter. Why doesn’t our finned fare?
In Imperial Beach, a dramatic solution to coastal flooding
On one Instagram-famous Colorado peak, five people were killed in six weeks.