People in brightly colored costumes dancing (© Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times/Getty Images)

U.S. supports climate change action at Jaipur Literature Festival

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi sponsored a session on Jonathan Safran Foer's latest book about climate change at this year's Jaipur Literature Festival.
Color-coded map showing Earth's temperatures (NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio/Lori Perkins/Kathryn Mersmann)

How NASA fights climate change from space

NASA's satellites and other precise measuring tools are informing the U.S. government's renewed effort to fight climate change.
Two towering piles of elephant tusks on fire (© Ben Curtis/AP Images)

Stopping criminals who traffic wildlife

Pangolins and rhinos are two of the most trafficked animals in Africa to satisfy intense demand from China. See what America's doing to thwart it.
Smokestack seen through brush on field with setting sun in background (© Charlie Riedel/AP Images)

Kerry: We all must be ambitious to tackle climate change

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry affirmed the United States' commitment to working with all countries to fight climate change.
People setting up pump on vessel at sea (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Perez)

U.S. Coast Guard partners with South America to battle illegal fishing

As a part of the U.S. Coast Guard's Operation Southern Cross, the USCGC Stone is making its first patrol in the South Atlantic to combat illegal fishing.
Radiated tortoise crawling on ground (© Turtle Survival Alliance)

Saving Madagascar’s endangered tortoises during a pandemic

The U.S. government is helping a nonprofit group return Madagascar's endangered tortoises to the wild after the COVID-19 pandemic cost the group funding.
Aerial view of Mekong River (© Soe Zeya Tun/Mekong River Diplomacy/Reuters)

Helping Southeast Asian nations monitor Mekong water levels

A new U.S. Mekong Dam Monitor will help countries in Southeast Asia better track conditions along the vital Mekong River.
WInd turbines standing offshore (© Michael Dwyer/AP Images)

Biden takes bold steps to fight climate change

President Biden is deepening America's commitment to fighting climate change. Learn how the United States is tackling this global challenge.
Great blue heron wading through wetlands as sun rises in background (© Suzy Mast)

The U.S. protects wetlands large and small

Coastal and land-bound wetlands cover 5.5 percent of the United States. Learn more about how the U.S. federal and state governments protect them.