Under public pressure Spain has eliminated many tolls, but it's under budget and environmental pressure to return them or collect another fee.
As climate change threatens fragile environments, a tour operator teams up with Manitoba and a college to create a sustainable snow buggy.
Melting glaciers and a delicate environment could spell serious danger for villages near the mountain
Continuing long-term drought conditions are having serious effects on both water resources and recreation.
Canada is planning a ten-year tree spree to reduce pollution and promote biodiversity, as well as creating jobs.
Unesco's World Heritage Committee has tagged Venice and the Great Barrier Reef for discussion as endangered sites
Long filled with oil spills, sewage and toxic waste while few New Yorkers were paying attention, Newtown Creek may be facing a brighter future and greater visibility.
Barcelona is seriously worried at the shrinkage of its beaches, which has been accelerating.
Paris takes the next steps in its goal of reducing gasoline-powered traffic with paid parking and reduced parking spaces.
Denmark's parliament has given final approval to a fifty-year project to build a new one-square-mile island at the entrance of Copenhagen's harbor with the intent of both providing new housing and, primarily, protecting the harbor from future storm surges. To be called Lynetteholm, the bulk of the island's foundation is to be in place by 2035, with completion by 2070. The plans include a dam system around its perimeter and a new neighborhood with metro stations. But that construction may yet...
Our images of California's Gold Rush and the industry that followed it miss most of the tough truth and fascinating history
In ten years, Germany has lost a third of its glacier surface, and scientists warn the rest could be gone in another ten.
A new park will welcome human visitors and nature lovers, but its real audience is pollinating insects.
A series of proposed national parks would preserve landscapes, and possibly have other effects on their areas.
A move to limit pollution-heavy short flights may not have much of an effect.