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The Latest On: Forests

March 18, 2016 | Artículo

Shutting Down a Wasteful Plan in Puerto Rico

An energy company is trying to fund the construction of a waste incinerator in Puerto Rico with federal dollars, even though the project could harm human health and the environment. (Spanish language version available.)

March 17, 2016 | Feature

Coal's Toll on Colorado’s Forests

Photos by the Forest Service—obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request—give graphic evidence of underground coal mining's impacts on Colorado landscapes that provide a home for black bear and elk, beaver and the elusive lynx.

March 14, 2016 | Artículo

Who Protects the Protectors like Berta Cáceres?

The brutal murder of Honduran indigenous and land rights defender Berta Cáceres brings into focus the dangers that activists face worldwide. (Spanish language version available.)

February 25, 2016 | Article

Coal Plants Threaten Tigers, Dolphins and People

Two proposed coal-fired power plants threaten the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Bangladesh, home to endangered tigers and dolphins, and sustenance for millions of people.

January 29, 2016 | Article

Coastal Martens: ‘A Cog in the Ecosystem’s Machinery’

Dr. Mourad Gabriel has spent more than a decade fighting to save rare forest carnivores like the coastal marten, and along the way he’s stumbled on unexpected challenges facing these animals, including illegal marijuana cultivation on California’s public lands.

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