Can Prop C put a dent in San Francisco's homelessness epidemic?
November 9, 2018, 12:09 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Voters approved a ballot measure to tax wealthy tech giants and double the funding to combat the crisis.
Shetland Islanders refuse to let mapmakers box them in
October 10, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's now illegal for mapmakers to put the Shetland Islands in a box.
Millions of environmentalists are registered to vote in the U.S. but don't. What if they did?
September 24, 2018, 10:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The Environmental Voter Project has a plan to awaken a sleeping giant in American politics.
Limiting suburban sprawl can ease the devastation of wildfires
August 27, 2018, 11:12 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In California, subdivisions and wilderness once again prove to be a ruinous mix.
Interior Department to allow bee-harming pesticides, GMO crops in some wildlife areas
August 6, 2018, 4:27 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Genetically-modified crops and neonicotinoid pesticides will be allowed on a case-by-case basis.
Why the ongoing trade spat is making California's almond growers nervous
August 6, 2018, 10:23 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Farmers face an uncertain future, even though they grow 80 percent of the world's crop.
Most Americans support the Endangered Species Act — but that might not matter
July 29, 2018, 12 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The law is popular with voters, so why do politicians seem to hate it?
How would a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico affect wildlife?
July 25, 2018, 2:32 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
As a wall goes up dividing the U.S. and Mexico, serious environmental concerns are surfacing, including possible extinction of species. Conservation photographer Krista Schlyer is documenting the species impacted by the construction.
Why it's time to ditch baby carrots
These stores will be closed on Thanksgiving
12 human foods dogs can eat and 5 they shouldn't
A 'slow moving disaster' has bubbled up from the San Andreas fault
10 thoughtful gifts that double your generosity
Fisherman jumps on a thrashing whale's back to save its life