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October 26, 2016 Environment
Ataturk Dam (bottom, left) and its massive impoundment in Turkey. (Photo: NASA)

An Animated History of Mega Dam Construction

By: Brian Klonoski

Dams are paradoxical things. On the one hand, they provide renewable energy, flood control, drought resistance and irrigation. On the other hand, they drown natural landscapes, cripple ecosystems, kill wildlife,...

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October 25, 2016 Videos
A scene from Leonardo DiCaprio's documentary "Before the Flood." (Nat. Geo TV)

Leonardo DiCaprio's Climate Doc 'Before the Flood' Will Stream for Free

By: Planet Editor

Leonardo DiCaprio's much-anticipated documentary about climate change, "Before the Flood," will stream for free on a number of services the week following its world premiere on Sunday, October 30, on the National...

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October 25, 2016 Climate & Energy
Half a million solar panels were installed every day in 2015, confirming we're in the midst of a renewable energy revolution. (Photo: Scott Web / Unsplash)

Glowing Report Confirms We're in the Midst of a Renewable Energy Revolution

By: Planet Editor

A new report by the International Energy Agency points to the booming success and bright future of wind and solar power as the driving forces behind a renewable energy revolution. Big...

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October 25, 2016 Wildlife
Elizabeth, a bile bear kept in a "crush cage." The image was taken by the Asian Animal Protection Network in Huizhou Farm, Vietnam. She has since been removed from the farm. (Photo Credit: Asian Animal Protection Network)

The Cruel Practice of Bear Bile Farming Cannot Be Ignored

By: Nick Marinoff

It’s been a rough week for bears. With the alleged death of Pedals, New Jersey’s most celebrated ursine resident, outrage is running rampant across the east coast. Injuries to his...

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October 24, 2016 Climate & Energy
Donald Trump (L) and Hillary Clinton (R) at the third presidential debate. (Photo via UCLA)

Climate Change Still Up for Debate?

By: Belinda Waymouth

In a year of record temperatures, global warming is heating up everything but the United States presidential election. Debate moderators have used immigration, gun control and abortion to contrast the...

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October 24, 2016 Wildlife
A bearded seals swims in the arctic waters of Svalbard, Norway. (Photo: kerryinlondon / Flickr)

Court Gives Endangered Species Act Protection Back to Bearded Seals

By: Center for Biological Diversity

A federal appeals court upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to protect bearded seals in Alaska as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling reverses...

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October 24, 2016 Food
It's time to start eating a greener diet. Both the planet and your body will benefit. (Photo: Xochi Romero / Unsplash)

It's Time to Start Eating a Greener Diet -- For Real

By: Brian Klonoski

We know, we know... you've seen a million articles like this one. You've probably even read most of them. But here you are, and that's because you're still not eating...

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October 21, 2016 Videos
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Adorable Little Baby Black Rhino Born in Iowa Zoo!

By: Planet Editor

A rare black rhino was born at the Blank Park Zoo in Iowa on October 11, 2016. The female calf came into the world weighing 80 pounds and in good...

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October 21, 2016 Business
Photo: Whale Watch Kaikōura

Riding The Back of a Whale to Sustainable Prosperity


In the late 1980s, the New Zealand seaside settlement of Kaikōura was in trouble. The economy was in decline, and many jobs had been lost in industries such as fishing,...

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