Climate change is affecting Costa Rican coffee production. Cold nights, winds and erratic rainfall are disrupting harvests in some areas, while in others, warmer temperatures allow farmers to harvest coffee at elevations higher than before possible.
Conservation photographer Daniel Beltrá photographs scenes of environmental devastation. Through his composition, the images take on a bizarre loveliness. Read more.
30 years after the Mount St. Helens eruption, Seattle Times photographer Mike Siegel tours the area to document the return of wildlife. Peter Frenzen of the U.S. Forest Service shows how the landscape around Mount St. Helens has changed since the 1980 eruption and how the forest is recovering.