Professional race-car driver Leilani Munter refuses to slow down until she’s taken fans across the finish line—to a sustainable future.
A photographic exploration of OnEarth's 'Answers from the Past' month in the streets of New York City.
An Italian architect wants to bring nature to urbanites by putting maples and oaks on their high-rise balconies. Is it the future, or mere folly?
Monsoon mayhem: A deadly monsoon has hit the Philippines, causing about 270,000 people to flee Manila and leaving 50 others dead. With more than half the city under as much as 10 feet of water, one disaster response official... read more >
Power droughtage: The United States is currently in the throes of its worst drought in over 60 years, but unless you’re a farmer, you may not be too distressed by the big dry. Until now: without water to cool off power... read more >
There’s a saying in Portuguese, one of the few that I know: Mais ou Menos. It means more or less. Brazilians often use the phrase when you ask them how they’re doing. Mais ou Menos: Good, more or less. Looking back, with the... read more >
Editor’s note: Correspondent Bob Keefe will provide agenda-setting tips and inside information for reporters and observers tracking the United Nations’ Rio+20 Earth Summit. Follow his dispatches and send him tips.“I just... read more >