The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.
Two seafood monitoring groups downgraded Maine lobster's sustainability ratings, prompting Whole Foods to pause purchases. Here's how environmental groups and state leaders are reacting.
The Biden administration declared the northern long-eared bat endangered on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to save a species driven to the brink of extinction by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease.
Florida's barrier reef has lost 95% of its coral over the last half-century. Researchers, activists and government agencies are working to restore the reefs and ensure their long-term survival.
Australia's environment minister says her government will urge against the U.N. adding the Great Barrier Reef to a list of endangered sites, saying worries are a reflection of the previous government.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with volcanologist Jessica Ball of the U.S. Geological Survey about the eruption of Mauna Loa in Hawaii.
Scott Simon speaks with David Nowak, emeritus research forester at the U.S. Department of Agriculture about how many cities are losing trees.
By composting leftovers, a process that converts organic materials into nutrient-rich soil, people can help reduce the amount of trash being dumped into landfills.
Demand for batteries has sent lithium prices soaring. But building new mines is controversial and time-consuming. So existing mines are hitting overdrive and boosting production as much as they can.
If you've ever had strawberries, there is a good chance they were grown in a province in southern Spain called Huelva. The work of planting and picking usually falls on migrants, many from Africa.