Environment

The project created a natural infrastructure to reduce pollutants in water runoff.
The Indian Creek area of Bears Ears National Monument (iStock/Adventure_Photo)
Nathan Beacom May 04, 2018
Preserving wilderness areas is a way to preserve the idea of the sacred. But the Trump administration is seeking a huge reduction in protected land.
Kate Stein April 30, 2018
After losing a church in the Florida Keys to a hurricane, the Archdiocese of Miami looks to protect its properties from the rising sea.
Antonio De Loera-Brust April 24, 2018
For those seeking an introduction to the wolf, to individual wolves and to humanity’s similarities with wolves, this readable book is a worthy first dip in the pool.
Protesters in San Salvador, El Salvador, demand that lawmakers provide water access to the poor in this July 2017 photo. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters)
Melissa Vida April 06, 2018
The archbishop of San Salvador says water is “monopolized and contaminated by industries,” and there needs to be a guarantee of access for “the multitudes.”
(Photo: Jason Edwards/Unsplash)
Our readers March 23, 2018
In making decisions about what to eat, respondents to an informal survey told America that the most important factor was their own health.