The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a plan that will clean up the Passaic River in New Jersey, to the benefit of humans, wildlife, and our environment. The agency will remove 4.3 cubic million yards of contaminated sediment.
As the search continues for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the search has uncovered a massive amount of trash floating in our oceans. Scientists estimate that the amount of plastic in our waters double every year and many are scrambling.
Unlike some eastern wood warblers, such as Cerulean and Golden-winged, the Black-throated Blue's population is stable, and ABC's work helps to keep it that way. Reserves in our International Reserve Network--now numbering more than 60--provide overwintering
Less than 50 miles from New York City--There are about 2700 metric tons of high level nuclear waste being stored on-site, most of it in vulnerable fuel pools in warehouse-type buildings, not containment structures like the reactors themselves.
The U.S. State Department announced on Friday it is extending the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, a move that likely postpones a final decision on the controversial project until after the November 4 mid-term elections.
"The State Department will "extend the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, likely postponing a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections..." Playing politics with the health of the environment?
Coal and oil companies have plans to increase exports to Asian markets. But they face a battle with communities wanting to protect their citizens and ecosystems from horrific accidents. Is this worth it, when the world should be turning to clean energy?
The Peruvian Amazon is a beautiful and biologically rich environment that deserves attention and protection. It is home to incredible species like the giant armadillo, the jaguar, and the tapir, to a diversity of great trees and exotic plants Please sign
Americans have submitted millions of comments opposing Keystone XL and thousands have risked arrest to urge Pres. Obama to reject it. Tell Pres. Obama and Sec. Kerry: We demand transparency in the final decision.
Clive Bundy is NO HERO, He is a thief, free-loader, trespasser and law-breaker. Cattle are INVASIVE and crowd out native species, both plants and animals. Tell BLM, Bundy and other cattlemen that we will not tolerate welfare ranchers on our public lands.
On April 16th, Vermont passed H.112, the first US no-strings-attached law requiring the mandatory labeling of GMOs, and outlawing the practice of labeling GMO-contaminated foods as "natural" or "all-natural.
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. We must not let the Arctic become Big Oil's next victim. Tell President Obama to put the Polar Bear Seas.