News and Features
A history of colonial neglect and endemic corruption has unleashed a lawless logging binge in the heart of Congo's massive woodlands.
The Nation's international correspondent journeys deep into the heart of the Congo Basin woodlands to see how a massive logging boom is decimating the world's second-largest tropical forest.
Want proof the Iraq War was all about oil? Here it is.
A Canadian philosopher surveys some of the livelier flashpoints in America's battle over evolution.
Remembering an eminent scientist who fought tirelessly to protect human health from the hazards of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy.
What began as an attempt to help financially strapped farmers in the Reagan years has grown into a visionary political and social movement rooted in the agrarian values of the American Revolution.
Don't believe the hype that "clean coal," "clean nuclear power" and biofuels will solve the environmental crisis.
Wary of government efforts to silence global warming research, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and Goddard Space Flight Center are going to court to block new security rules.
A new way to fight global warming and corporate agriculture: Eat only locally grown food, and call yourself a localvore.
As he shapes the Senate farm bill, Tom Harkin should heed progressives and forge legislation that ends subsidies and gives a fair shake to family farmers.