Renewable energy projects such as Ivanpah Solar raise challenging questions about land and resource use, illuminating differing perspectives and contradictions.
Some have sought this “nowhere between two somewheres” as an isolated, out-of-the-way destination to conduct a variety of illicit activities
Once reserved for prisoners and indentured servants, lobster is now in peak demand—and chasing them is high-risk, high-reward.
Once upon a time, almost 400 million years ago, three continental plates (today’s Africa, Europe, and North America) smashed into one another. Here, a naturalist explores the impact on Maine.
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With temperatures topping out above 120 degrees at times, having a swimming pool was a necessity in the desert. Now, skaters hunt them with a different purpose in mind.
The twin communities of Slab City and Niland can be found near the eastern shore of the Salton Sea—a shallow, toxic lake approaching ecological disaster.
Bob and Helene Quinn are the last two residents of Eagle Island, in a line of ancestors have lived there for two centuries.