START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


We Will Fight To Our Deaths To Stop This Pipeline Going Across Our Lands
Environment  (tags: Wizipan Little Elk, Rosebud Sioux, Trans Canada, South Dakota, death, final Indian War, Keystone Pipeline, Northern Plains, United States, Indian Country )

- 175 days ago -
Wizipan Little Elk of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and a coalition of tribal leaders from across the Northern Plains and the United States have pulled no punches on how they intend to fight the Pipeline to the death if that is the only way to stop it.
Bureau of Land Management Mistake Leads To Serious Oil Pollution of the Colorado River
Environment  (tags: destruction, oil spill, environment, government mistakes, oil pollution, Colorado River, Water Supply Threatened, BLM, Bureau of Land Management, United States, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada )

- 358 days ago -
A Utah oil spill has entered the water supply of the Colorado River, raising grave questions about impacts to the water supply of Las Vegas. The oil spill began after 100,000 to 125,000 gallons of oil leaked into the Green River near Moab, Utah.
U.S. Agent Orange Activist Brings Message of Solidarity to Okinawa
Environment  (tags: Okinawa, Japan, United States, Vietnam War, Agent Orange, dioxin, storage of dioxin, U.S. veterans, Okinawa ctizens, health effects, illnesses, U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Schwab )

- 980 days ago -
Residents of Okinawa Island have recently been confronted with mounting evidence that their land used to be a major storage site for the toxic U.S. defoliant Agent Orange.
Urge the Obama Administration to Support Critical Funding To Restore Rivers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, restoration, rivers, funding, United States, protection, water )

- 993 days ago -
Please urge the President and his senior environmental team to reject calls to cut conservation programs and to instead support critical funding for river restoration.
Mining for Gold: A 'Pact With the Devil'?
Environment  (tags: Commerce Group, El Salvadore, Lorenzo, natural resources, Pacific Rim, Presidential electon, San Sebastian mine, U.S.Congress, United States, U.S. Treasury Department, World Bank )

- 997 days ago -
The technical term for the environmental nightmare that is unfolding in front of us is "acid mine drainage." Acid mine drainage has plagued mine sites from Pennsylvania to El Salvador for centuries.
U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

- 1014 days ago -
The historic drought withering much of the United States this summer has revealed a need for strategies to better manage water supplies that could remain under sever pressure both this year and in the longer term.
Supreme Court Takes Climate Pollution Case
Environment  (tags: Supreme Court, Climate Pollution, Environment, United States )

- 1630 days ago -
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a landmark case on greenhouse gases, potentially affirming or denying the public's right to limit corporate pollution.
Environment  (tags: environment, united states, big oil companies, habitat destruction, clean energy, conservation )

- 1690 days ago -
This is a fight for all of us in the United States. Sign our petition to these Big Oil execs, and let them know consumers don't want them to block new clean energy choices.
ISS View of the Southwestern USA : Image of the Day
Environment  (tags: environment, United States, space station )

- 1692 days ago -
This panoramic view of the southwestern United States and Pacific Ocean was taken by an astronaut looking out at an angle from the International Space Station
Yellowstone Hot Spot Shreds Ancient Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: United States, geysers, tectonic plates )

- 1722 days ago -
If you thought the geysers and overblown threat of a supervolcanic eruption in Yellowstone National Park were dramatic, you ain't seen nothing: deep beneath Earth's surface, the hot spot that feeds the park has torn an entire tectonic plate in half.
Los Angeles 'Big One' Could Come Sooner Than Expected: Study
Environment  (tags: earthquake, united states, california, san andreas fault )

- 1736 days ago -
Strong earthquakes along the San Andreas fault in southern California are more frequent than previously thought, so the dreaded "Big One" could be just around the corner, US researchers said Friday in a study.
102,387,581 Americans Don't Know How to Go Green
Environment  (tags: environment, green, poll, survey, america, united states, american, americans, population, people, life, living, society, ecofriendly, eco, green living, go green, going green )

- 2529 days ago -
According to a Harris survey, more than 90% of Americans are recycling, but over 1/3rd of the entire U.S. population hasn't changed their lifestyle because they "did not know what to do" in order to be more green.
US: We Want to Cotinue Using Poison
Environment  (tags: methyl bromide, United States, fumigants, pesticides, Montreal Protocol on Substances that Dep, ozone layer )

- 2800 days ago -
Delegates from 191 nations are on the verge of an agreement under the Montreal Protocol for faster elimination of ozone-depleting chemicals, but the United States insists it must continue to use the banned pesticide methyl bromide.
Vanishing Wetlands
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, habitat destruction, wildlife, water, science, Sustainabililty, research, wetlands, Florida, US, USA, United States, America, conservation, corruption, eco-friendly, mitigation, credits )

- 2853 days ago -
Florida has more wetlands than any other state but Alaska. They stop floods, clean up water pollution, and replenish drinking supplies. Yet despite government promises, they are disappearing.
Two-Thirds of World Worried By Warming, U.S. Lags Behind
Environment  (tags: United States, global warming, climate change, carbon footprint, carbon emissions, crapitalism )

- 2972 days ago -
More than two-thirds of the world's people are worried by global warming with Americans among the least anxious even though their nation is the top source of greenhouse gases, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Environment

Most Active Stories Today in Environment tagged with united states

top story finders in Environment

1. Carole K. 73 popular stories

2. Natasha Salgado 73 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 67 popular stories

4. Debbie Williamson 67 popular stories

5. Ljiljana Milic 64 popular stories

6. Laura H. 51 popular stories

7. daryl bishop 51 popular stories

8. Marianne R. 49 popular stories

9. Cher C. 49 popular stories

10. Mary T. 49 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!