Local officials and nonprofits are working together to address residents’ safety during the pandemic, which may coincide with hurricane season.
A network of environmentalists has helped more than a dozen counties and cities introduce “rights of nature,” but the movement faces pushback from lawmakers and lobbyists.
The future of longleaf pine forests, which are critical to biodiversity, depends on landowners protecting and maintaining them through prescribed burning.
Renters in Texas are suing state and federal agencies, alleging their policies have had a “disparate impact on minority households.”
Nonprofits and volunteers are working to preserve African American cultural and historic sites vulnerable to flooding and other environmental threats.
Oyster aquaculture could support Gulf Coast’s struggling seafood industry, but warming waters and pollution may slow its success.
Landowners say Bayou Bridge Pipeline developers have abused a government power to take property, and offered little compensation in return.