Congress decision, under pressure from the gun lobby, to allow loaded, concealed weapons in National Parks creates problems for rangers trying to keep people safe.
People & Population
Do green social networks actually increase coherence in the environmentalist community, or are they a distraction? Are they sincere or opportunistic? Can they be used for greenwashing? All of the above?
Researchers with EPA's Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation has found that residential development in some metro areas has moved from suburbs and exurbs to infill development within urban areas.
Areas lacking easy access to affordable staple foods can signal larger long-term problems, including environmental ones. Simple interactive maps can play a key role in engaging your community.
Are Peak Oil, the subprime mortgage mess and generational shifts ending Americans' love affair with the suburbs? That's what some high-profile urban planning types are postulating.
If you cover transportation or urban sprawl, keep an eye out for this year's Texas Transportation Institute mobility study.
Mexico released a report condemning the border fence along the U.S. border as environmentally destructive.
Key resources of studies and statistics for human angles on environmental stories.