These Guys Were on the Deepwater Horizon When It Blew Up

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“The Great Invisible” tells the story of the BP spill through the eyes of men still haunted by it.

WATCH: These Reefs Are Beautiful—But Most of the Coral Is Dead

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One tiny Caribbean island is scrambling to save its coral in the face of global warming.

This Town Was Almost Swallowed by a Coal Mine

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Despite its success with renewable energy, Germany is still struggling to kick its dirtiest habit.

Germany’s Key to Clean Energy Is…This Coal Mine?

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A German engineer wants to turn an old mine, half a mile underground, into a giant battery.

“She Was Screaming in the Tub”

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And other horrific tales from West Virginia’s chemical nightmare.

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