Out of every cruise line, Carnival Cruises has constantly been the biggest culprit for polluting the ocean. Twenty-two of the company's ships are currently using 30-year-old sewage treatment technology, which are not up to par with current water quality!!
The Upper Walbran Valley is home to some of the largest and oldest trees in Canada and though it is surrounded by protected areas, it does not benefit from protections itself. About 75 percent of the valley's southern coast has already been deforested.
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal. ANY EXTINCTION MEANS HUMAN SURVIVAL IS AFFECTED too!!
The biggest threat to northern long-eared bats is a fast-spreading fungal disease called white-nose syndrome. The epidemic has killed over seven million bats so far -- it disrupts hibernation and has almost completely wiped out northern long-eared bats.SAD
We have to act now to save one of the world's most endangered whales from Big Oil. President Obama recently gave oil companies the green light to explore for oil off the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to Florida. This means seismic testing.
"Stand with organizations such as The Wilderness Society in urging Congress to ensure that renewable energy projects don't compromise our environment: Support the passing of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act."
Polystyrene packaging, otherwise known as styrofoam, is used in various restaurants as plates or cups. But according to scientists, styrofoam contains harmful chemicals and the material should be banned to protect our health. Despite these warnings.BAN IT
California will soon become one of the first states in the country to completely ban plastic bags. The state has realized the severe problem that plastic bags present to our environment and our wildlife, and have finally committed to banning it entirely.
Japan Times, Nov 22, 2014 (emphasis added): Tepco fails to halt toxic water inflow at Fukushim admitted failure Friday in its bid to halt the flow of toxic water into underground tunnels alongside the ocean... Some 11,000 tons of highly radioactivity
The tide is turning on the decision makers responsible for the Great Barrier Reef's future, with a groundswell of public opinion and scientific fact supporting a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the Reef's waters.
This was probably the most intense lake-effect storm in history!
Here's the million-dollar question a lot of people have asked: is this monumental weather event related to global climate change? Or, is it just a freak of nature?
Last week, when icy air and heaps of snow blasted most of the U.S., it was still possible to walk around in shorts and a T-shirt here in L.A. -- and worry about a sunburn. Newscasters kept noting that there were freezing temperatures in all 50 states, but
TransCanada's hopes that its proposed Energy East pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands bitumen oil across the Canadian continent for export could escape the negative attention and backlash that has blocked its Keystone XL pipeline
It was the 11th blowout since 2006 at a North Dakota well operated by Continental Resources, the most prolific producer in the booming Bakken oil patch. Spewing some 173,250 gallons of potential pollutants, the eruption, undisclosed at the time, was ...
"Shell is not equipped to handle offshore drilling in some of the world's most treacherous waters, and we'll continue to do all we can to stop them from endangering the precious wildlife and local fishing economies that they're putting at risk."
Muddy seepage coming up near foundation -- Cause of sinkhole and 'mysterious' discharges unknown after weeks of analysis -- Newspaper: "Hopefully, it isn't catastrophic" -- Officials working around clock, submarines and ground-penetrating radar in use (VIDEO
Much of the change in climate change is happening to the ocean. It's not just the extra heat hiding within the waves. The seven seas also absorb a big share of the carbon dioxide released by burning the fossilized sunshine known as coal, natural gas and
Please stop destroying forests by making sure the paper you are buying comes from sustainable sources. I am asking you to adopt a paper procurement policy that supports healthy forests and healthy communities.
The Indian Sunderbans will lose several of its signature species, such as hilsa, Gangetic dolphin and Sundari tree, unless its rivers receive additional fresh water at 1,707 cubic metre per second (cumec) in the non-monsoon months, a study has pointed out
In a time when California faces an historic drought, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has uncovered that state officials allowed oil and gas companies to pump billions of gallons of waste water into protected aquifers.