The UK should continue to use nuclear power, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, writes Stephen Tindale. It should also test new nuclear technologies that can burn plutonium, such as the PRISM reactor, and develop molten salt reactors.
May 21, 2015, Prince George, B.C. - A large fire raging in British Columbia's Central Interior has grown dramatically over a 24-hour period, reversing some of the progress achieved by crews struggling to contain the aggressive blaze ...
The U.S. Forest Service has before it an application to improve roads and allow utilities that would pave the way for a massive new development near the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. The proposed development--2,100 residential units ...
Bad news keeps flowing from Antarctica. The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking over the past couple of decades, and that could have grave implications for sea level rise. ItâEUR(TM)s not the ice shelves themselves that pose -
North Carolina is world-renowned for its spectacular coastline and the wildlife and abundant fisheries it supports. But right now, our coast is threatened by proposed offshore drilling for oil and gas. This reckless plan presents significant risks
The U.S. government is becoming less transparent than it has been at any time in our history, as evidenced by pending water legislation in the nation's capital that voters, via their elected representatives, are not permitted to see.
An estimated 105.000 gallons of crude oil spilled on California's coastline near Santa Barbara on Tuesday. The broken pipeline created a slick stretching nine miles along some of California's most popular camping destinations before it was secured.
A national coalition of people from across Australia, including farmers, traditional custodians, conservationists and urban residents, who are uniting to protect our common heritage - our land, water and communities - from unsafe or inappropriate mining
World attention is currently not enough to address the issue of climate change which is increasing in severity year after year. All well-respected scientists agree that Global warming is happening, is a major threat to the well-being of the planet and is
What could be learned from this week's oil spill near Santa Barbara?
-It shows us that drilling for oil is a huge risk for the surrounding environment
-It shows us that even in calm climates, an oil spill is entirely possible
Pollinators, including honeybees, are a central element of our food system and a critical pillar of our ecology. While the impact of honeybees extends far beyond the pollination of commercial agricultural crops, the monetary value of just this service...
Ahhh, the "all-America Coastal Pipeline." Anyone remember the hidden little Refufio? Clear water, splashing fish tinywaves? Sludge now. That coast has long been uglified by oil infrastructure. Finally, death undisguised.
Daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County, Down by the Green River where paradise laid? You're too late my son, there ain't nobody goes there. Mr. Peabody's coal train done hauled it away. World largest shovel and the progress of man. Thanks John.
The primates have disappeared in 13 of the 23 protected reserves in the Ivory Coast. This finding of the terrible some scientists-researchers in the African country. The main causes: the destruction of forests to implement cocoa plantations.
Isil has caused uproar over their destruction of ancient sites in Iraq and Syria.
The latest threat is to the Roman site of Palmyra, Syria, near where the extremists have reportedly seized parts of the ancient city.