If lease sales happen in the final days of the Trump administration, they may face disputes in court or could be reversed by the Biden administration.
A group of Staten Island residents concerned about climate change is challenging the project.
Climate change is shifting the habitats of endangered species and requiring conservation scientists to think outside traditional park boundaries.
Hidden financial records cast doubt on a number of his charitable commitments and show that most of his giving came from land deals that offset his income.
The proposal would protect 30 percent of the continent’s land and water by 2030.
With Jerusalem bursting at the seams, 5,000 new homes could wreck a popular getaway in the hills. “You don’t solve one social blight by creating another,” said one opponent of the project.
Climate change is taking a toll on woodlands in the Northeast.
Indigenous groups have a long history of intentionally setting fires to keep ecosystems healthy. Policymakers are now more interested in the practice.
The Amazon was never a “land without men.”
A virtual tour looks at the legal battles and innovations behind 42nd Street. Our critic chats with the Harvard professor Jerold S. Kayden.
The blazes scorching the West highlight the urgency of rethinking fire management policies, as climate change threatens to make things worse.
President Trump traveled to Florida to declare himself “a great environmentalist,” extending a moratorium on offshore oil drilling that his administration had moved to end.
In “Perilous Bounty,” Tom Philpott looks at the toll that industrial farming practices have taken on the health of the land.
Using land trusts and land banks to develop distressed properties creates growth and equity.
It’s not just Covid-19. Pathogens once confined to nature are making their way into humans on a more regular basis. And it’s our fault.
The 19th Amendment did not bring the right to vote to all Native women, but two experts in a conversation said it did usher in the possibility of change.
A stopgap budget with $4 billion in cuts also includes an opening for private development in state parks, like a long-desired expansion of a golf course into Liberty State Park.
After a concerted reintroduction effort two decades ago, the state is now home to the largest population of elk east of the Mississippi. The animals’ home: reclaimed coal mines.
A few lucky homeowners have either inherited land obtained through homestead acts or have claimed property in modern free land programs.
Brazil was responsible for more than a third of the total global loss in 2019.
With private property proving hard to acquire, the administration has stepped up efforts to secure land on the Mexican border for President Trump’s wall.
For 50 years, Andy Beckstoffer drove up the price of wine. Did the strategy work too well?
Cornell, Virginia Tech, Ohio State and many more were created with wealth stolen from Indigenous people.
President Jair Bolsonaro is moving aggressively to open up the Amazon rainforest to commercial development, posing an existential threat to the tribes living there.