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More People, More Problems: 4 Ways to Future-Proof Our Cities

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York metropolitan area, causing the East River to overflow its banks and inundate much of Lower …

Andersen: Extinction may be the cure

On an idyllic summer evening last week, a comment overheard outside Paepcke Auditorium spelled doom for mankind.<p>The foreboding words were uttered by …

SCIENCE: Early climate change may have triggered collapse of Bronze Age civilizations -- report

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Hydropower partnership formed to make dams safer|Across America

<b>Mark Tercek, CEO and president of The Nature Conservancy, and Cao Guangjing, chairman of China Three Gorges Corporation, shake hands after signing a</b> …

Clean Energy, Safer Rivers, More Fish

For an environmental organization, working with major companies is complicated territory. Some critics view these alliances as consorting with the enemy.<p>Dam companies in particular have historically been at odds with the environmental community. Dams have seriously impacted the health of over 60 …

Introducing the Olinguito

The Nature Conservancy Photo Contest Is Here, And The Entries Are Stunning (PHOTOS)

Calling all photographers!<p>The Nature Conservancy's annual photo contest has begun, and some stunning entries have already started to flow in. Finalists will be selected later this year before a round of online voting and the winner will have their photo featured on the cover of the environmental …

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New York leaders move to get lawyer caught viral video anti-immigrant rant disbarred<p>2 dead, some critically hurt after school bus full of 5th-graders …

New Jersey

Federal budget to fight wildfires is depleted

The Rim Fire — one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the Western United States — more than tripled in size overnight and threatens about 2,500 homes, hotels and camp buildings near the park.<p>A relatively cool and humid Labor Day allowed fire crews to make major progress toward …

It's a mistake for NGOs not to engage with hydropower companies

Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive<p>We are entering a new hydro-dam era. As John Vidal has reported, construction of hydropower in the Himalayas will be one of the great forces for change in Asia and a hot spot of …

Hydroelectric Power

HYDROPOWER: Chinese investments behind boom in Southeast Asia -- report

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WATER: Are reduced Colorado River releases a sign of things to come?

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Fracking In Spotlight in Texas as Ample Oil, No Water

<i>Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian</i><p>Beverly McGuire saw the warning signs before the town well went dry: sand in the toilet bowl, the sputter of air in …

Oil & Gas Industry

Desire for wild spaces ignites U.S. fire insurance hazard | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The summer of 2013 has been another severe fire season for the United States, a trend that has insurance companies bracing for a new normal: higher rates of property damage as Americans move to wildfire-prone areas in ever greater numbers.<p>Fire engines extinguish the perimeter …

The Day the Earth Ran Out

Many readers will be familiar with the worrisome, white-knuckle wait that comes when you drain your checking account long before payday, the anxiety …

FLORIDA: Popular Miami beaches run out of sand

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The Last Tree for Orangutans

A rare black orangutan, Borneo, Indonesia, Asia Pacific. Credit: Nardiyono/TNC<p>Love orangutans? Then today -- World Orangutan Day, Aug. 19 -- is a day for you to celebrate.<p>Orangutans are the only great ape in Asia and among the rarest primate on Earth. Once spread throughout the forests of Southeast …

New Antarctic ice core reveals secrets of climate change

A new Antarctic ice core that's more than 10,000 feet long suggests that West Antarctica may have begun melting more than 2,000 years earlier than …

Increased flooding may cost the world $1 trillion by 2050

An aerial view of the storm damage over the Atlantic Coast is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights, New Jersey on Oct. 31, 2012.<p>Flood damage in the world's major coastal cities may top $1 trillion a year by 2050 due to rising seas and subsiding land, according to a new …

Climate Change