On May 9, a nuclear power plant's transformer exploded just 30 miles north of mid-town Manhattan. A nuclear official once called the Indian Point Nuclear Power Facility "an accident waiting to happen" - and now it has. Will the next one be even bigger, or
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...
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
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.
Rainforest's are hotspots for biodiversity and filter vast amounts of carbon from the atmosphere. Destruction of these rainforests for palm oil plantations is driving species to extinction and causing massive carbon pollution.
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 ...
The National Climate Assessment identified deforestation as a primary driver of climate change even as we continue to log and clear cut larger and larger tracts of public lands. The U.S. Forest Service, on its web site, recognizes the threat of climate
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 -
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.
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
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
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 ...
Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations. In addition, the report found that Astra is responsible for clearing 27,000 hectares of ultra carbon-rich peatland since 2009
The newly elected president of the Navajo Nation has taken a firm stance against the Grand Canyon Escalade, a billion-dollar project that would allow for commercial development on the canyonâEUR(TM)s south rim
Threats facing the Ontario Greenbelt include proposals for new highways, pipelines, hydro corridors and sprawling subdivisions. Ontario s government is currently reviewing the legislation that created the Greenbelt in 2005 and wants to hear from you.
Arctic oil coming down the West Coast and expanded tar sands operations exporting their crude through West Coast ports equal increased super tanker traffic. Greenpeace Canada and First Nations allies oppose both as they will have catastrophic effects