President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey set off protests in his home province, the heart of his political base, with plans to build a quarry that would destroy a pristine woodland.
Records show that some people who are paid $1,000 a head by the government to give legally protected mustangs “good homes” are sending the horses to auction once they get the money.
The threat to evict six families from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah had become a rallying cry for Palestinians.
‘We are rooted to Mother Earth through her body like the plants are rooted to the soil.’
Nonprofits that purchase land, build homes on it and sell them below market rate are giving low-income buyers a chance.
The long-term needs of ecosystems should come before our knee-jerk demands to get back to life.
The island’s Indigenous hunting cultures are circumscribed by ancient rituals and modern legal restrictions. We join a hunt as Taiwan’s constitutional court considers a case on Indigenous rights.
If a state wants funds for infrastructure, it should meet strict conditions about housing construction.
The coronavirus and Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, are jeopardizing the survival of Indigenous peoples and the future of the next human generation.
The outcome of a property rights case could foretell how much conservatives can expect from the justices.
An agricultural movement in Italy grows on land confiscated from organized crime.
A motel owner in 1964 sued over being forced to accommodate Black patrons. Now agribusinesses are borrowing his argument to bar union organizers.
The Senate confirmed Ms. Haaland to lead the Interior Department. She’ll be charged with essentially reversing the agency’s course over the past four years.
Bored and trapped in an area one-third the size of Rhode Island, Hong Kongers have sought out the most far-flung corners of their city, mobbing parklands with crowds typically seen downtown.
A debt-relief program would be a step in repairing more than a century of discrimination by the Department of Agriculture.
As Deb Haaland, President Biden’s choice for Interior secretary, heads toward a showdown vote, the department she would head is moving ahead on environmental policies.
Bears Ears is one of the nation’s most compelling and mysterious landscapes and a place of worship for Native Americans.
In Pawlet, Vt., where a landowner opened a tactical weapons training site, a zoning dispute has escalated into something more dangerous.
After showing political clout in the 2020 election, tribal communities are hoping for more attention and money to address their long-running problems with poverty, health care and other issues.
The New River Gorge in West Virginia got the federal government’s highest protection, thanks, in part, to the latest pandemic relief bill.
Here’s what Biden should do about the poverty, discrimination and environmental destruction.
Off Georgia’s coast, the lush 26,000-acre Ossabaw Island had been in her family since 1924. She dedicated her life to keeping it out of the hands of developers.
The array of directives — touching on international relations, drilling policy, employment and national security, among other things — elevate climate change across every level of the federal government.
The president will announce a suite of executive actions on Wednesday to combat climate change, two people familiar with his plans said, including a ban on new oil and gas drilling on federal land.
Hundreds of destitute families moved to a town bordering North Korea after the war. Six decades later, their dream of owning the land they helped cultivate may finally come true.
Deb Haaland’s nomination as secretary of the interior is historic. But as the first Native cabinet member, she would have to strike a delicate balance.
That’s how much land Biden wants to conserve over the next decade. But is it possible?
The outgoing administration is pushing through approval of corporate projects over the opposition of environmental groups and tribal communities.
The U.S.-led coalition seized land for hundreds of military bases, most now held by the Afghan military. Villagers have fought for years to collect compensation and to get their property back.
The Trump administration, hastening its last-ditch effort to allow drilling there, said the sales would happen 30 days after an announcement is published in the Federal Register on Monday.
Congress should raise the royalty rates on federal lands.
Denying a permit for the Pebble Mine in Alaska is a commendable move, finally, by the Trump administration.
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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.