The winner of the 2017 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest explores how logging and prolonged fire seasons on the island of Borneo are menacing the world’s largest population of orangutans as well as other endangered primates. 

By Denise Dragiewicz and Marc Dragiewicz


The Energy Secretary Is Wrong: The Grid is Ready for Renewables

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is expected to issue a report saying renewables pose a threat to the electricity grid. But the truth is that advances in technology and battery storage are making the grid ever-more capable of accommodating wind and solar power.

By Jacques Leslie

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Can the Monarch Highway Help Save a Butterfly Under Siege?

The population of North American monarch butterflies has plummeted from 1 billion to 33 million in just two decades. Now, a project is underway to revive the monarch by making an interstate highway the backbone of efforts to restore its dwindling habitat.

By Janet Marinelli

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