START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.


Pass the ACHE Act to End Mountaintop Removal Mining ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, mountaintop removal, destruction, habitat, protection, humans, wildlife, water )

- 52 minutes ago -
Mountaintop removal is the deadliest and most destructive form of coal mining there is. Explosives are used to blow the tops off of mountains, sending fine particles of silica, aluminum and molybdenum into nearby communities,
Could Fracking Spark a Modern-Day Dust Bowl?
Environment  (tags: Fracking and dust bowls )

- 2 hours ago -
Oil wells and natural gas may have made individual Americans rich, but they have impoverished the great plains of North America, according to new research.
Plastic Pollution = Cancer of Our Oceans: What Is the Cure?
Environment  (tags: Plastic pollution )

- 2 hours ago -
A recent study estimates that the amount of plastic waste that washes off land into the ocean each year is approximately 8 million metric tons. This ubiquitous material is now permeating the global supply in all major lakes and rivers.
As Vegetarian Giants Rapidly Disappear From Earth, 'Empty Landscape' Threatens
Environment  (tags: Elephants )

- 2 hours ago -
New study finds large herbivores under severe threat
Protect the Buffers to Ensure Piping Plover Chicks Survive ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, wildlife, habitat, buffers, protection, Piping Plovers )

- 3 hours ago -
Until May 14, the National Park Service is collecting comments from the public about the importance of protecting the buffers around wildlife, which includes sea turtles and our beloved Piping Plovers.
Help Protect the Rouge National Urban Park ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: habitat, protection, urban park, GTA, Canada )

- 3 hours ago -
The federal government's draft law and management plan for the proposed Rouge National Urban Park are not strong enough to protect this wonderful natural treasure located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area.
TAKE ACTION: Close Loopholes to the Coal Industry!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, coal industry, climatechange, globalwarming )

- 6 hours ago -
It is generally accepted by world leaders that to avoid catastrophic climate change, we need to keep global warming below 2 degrees. That means leaving much of our fossil fuel reserves in the ground, according to a recent study by the journal Nature
Salix Alaxensis - Alaska Willow - Feltleaf Willow
Environment  (tags: climate-change, wildlife, trees, climate )

- 8 hours ago -
Salix alaxensis commonly known as Alaska Willow also called Feltleaf Willow. It is native to northern North America, where it occurs throughout northern Canada and Alaska.
Stop Selling Toxic Hummingbird Nectar
Environment  (tags: )

- 9 hours ago -
Please stop selling toxic hummingbird feeder nectar. The hummingbirds are very beautiful. Please sign!
Tulip Festival
Environment  (tags: world, trees, green, nature )

- 10 hours ago -
A Tulip Festival is annually organized by an Iranian flower breeder in early May allowing people to feast their eyes on the beautiful flowers free of charge.
Billions of Mysterious Creatures Dead Along West Coast
Environment  (tags: water, destruction )

- 10 hours ago -
Billions of mysterious creatures dead along West Coast -- "Literally covering all of Oregon coast" -- Washing up from California to Alaska -- Expert: Death totals are staggering, "it's got to be billions"
Sorrel Kinton: It's Time We Grew Up About Environmentalism
Environment  (tags: Sorrel Kinton, Environmentalism, Reality, BurnOut, Pragmatism )

- 21 hours ago -
It all comes down to "if". IF everyone took a shower instead of a bath, IF everyone rode a bicycle instead of driving a car, IF we bring down capitalism and all live off-grid in wonderful autonomous sustainable utopian communities, then maybe, just maybe,
Extreme Weather Already on Increase Due to Climate Change, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty, world, weather )

- 23 hours ago -
Extreme heatwaves and heavy rain storms are already happening with increasing regularity worldwide because of manmade climate change, according to new research.
Grand Folly - Two Resorts Pushing for Grand Canyon NP Destruction
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, humans, nature, healthconditions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, wildlife, water, politics, habitat, government )

- 1 day ago -
One the Navajo sacrilege, seems less likely now, after elections. Was checking this Kaibab story as it's still a good place to visit. The South Rim is a honking autonightmare already.
Dead Zones Recorded in Atlantic Ocean for First Time - Weather.Com
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, atlantic ocean )

- 1 day ago -
The Atlantic Ocean is teeming with life, but for the first time researchers have discovered dead zones in these waters âEUR" areas low in both oxygen and salinity âEUR" off the coast of Africa. Fish canâEUR(TM)t survive in the dead zones, and researchers
Pesticide OKed for Washington Oyster Beds Amid Concerns
Environment  (tags: pesticides )

- 1 day ago -
For decades, oyster growers in southwest Washington have battled to control native shrimp that burrow in the mudflats and make it hard for oysters to grow.
Make Way for the Lynx and the Bear as "Rewilding" Projects Gather Pace Across Britain
Environment  (tags: britain, uk, england, scotland, rewilding, reintroduction, nature, environment, projects, lynx, beaver, wolf, bear )

- 1 day ago -
A host of projects, from the Highlands to the Fens, are rolling back man's influence on the land.

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

Top Story Analysts in Environment

1. Carole K.   40 notes,
  100% popular

2. milca V.   5 notes,
  100% popular

3. Barbara K.   36 notes,
  92% popular

4. Betty G.   10 notes,
  90% popular

5. Naoko I.   7 notes,
  86% popular

6. Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque   19 notes,
  84% popular

7. Elle B.   12 notes,
  83% popular

8. David G.   5 notes,
  80% popular

9. Ashley heffner   5 notes,
  80% popular

10. Jorge Paiva   5 notes,
  80% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae Chi 675
Natasha Salgado 635
Barbara D. 213
Nancy W. 210
Ben Oscarsito 206

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!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.