Welcome to the Anthropocene, a.k.a. the Age of Man, a.k.a. we're now in charge of Earth and we better take better care of it.
Some view it as their savior, others as a project that will hasten their demise.
I think that if the public knew what was being done to the Yellowstone herd, people might demand a change in policy.
In the last two decades NASA reported nearly 600 exploding meteorites, many as large as 18 meters, rattling the thermosphere like dynamite. Is anyone worried about that?
A critical ingredient in concrete, glass and microchips, sand is a hot commodity – and in Morocco, illegal extraction costs the government $1.1 billion in unpaid taxes.
For more than a century, the Maasai have been corralled into smaller and smaller pieces of land in order to conserve the environment and precious animals – and to make room for deluxe suites and armies of tourists.
Should we have fewer kids? Improve our farming techniques? Reform the energy market? Or just get better at helping one another?
"They twisted their arms together," a marine biologist said, "and they'd pull and pull and pull, until one of them came off... It was horrific."
The designer and actor tell us about the very modern creation of an old-fashioned adventure.
It's increasingly clear to me that the environment touches every single human on Earth – perhaps in different ways, but when the environment is hurting we all suffer.
For years I've been hearing about tiny houses' benefits – their eco-friendliness, their manageability – so I finally decided to try it out for myself.
Can we get a do-over? Pretty please?