BP has been fined a record $20.8 billion for their involvement in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010, one of the worst disasters of its type in history. The company, which was found guilty of gross negligence and willful misconduct in 2014, repeated
Crater Lake and the surrounding backcountry needs Wilderness protection now more than ever. With looming threats like logging proposals, noisy helicoptor tours, and off-road ATV use, Crater Lake needs our support.
Merlin Entertainment plans to build a 175 acre amusement park in a middle-class residential neighborhood that is surrounded by many family homes, two public schools two public golf courses, town youth soccer and baseball fields, and crowded roadways.
Green Mountain is a beautiful and scenic retreat. It is being decimated by over development with no regard for the long term effect to this Huntsville Treasure. Let Huntsville City leaders know that we do not approve!
recreation, scenic vistas, and most ecologically sensitive landscapes in the United States. To protect this landscape, the agency must adopt a management plan that prioritizes conservation for the St. George area. Help advance BLMâEUR(TM)s broader conservation
Volkswagon cheated on smog-pollution tests which allowed the equivalent of at least 32.2 million tons of extra carbon pollution be released in to the atmosphere. This greenhouse gas is the equivalent to the emissions of 6.8 million cars. Shame on them.
And seismic blasting is just the first step toward dangerous offshore drilling. Seismic airguns blast sound waves through the ocean to discover oil and gas deposits below the ocean floor, but that's not all they do.
The Center for Biological Diversity established the Rubber Dodo award in 2007 as a way to spotlight those who do their very best -- that is, their worst -- to destroy wild places, drive species extinct and tear apart cultural and biological diversity.
Based upon our framework, we estimate that in 2010, people added eight million metric tons of plastic to the ocean. This is equal to five grocery-size bags filled with plastic going into the ocean along every foot of coastline in the world.
Since 2014, a massive underwater heatwave, driven by climate change, has caused corals to lose their brilliance and die in every ocean. By the end of this year 38% of the worldâEUR(TM)s reefs will have been affected. About 5% will have died forever.
A new study in the US's fracking capital Pennsylvania has found that pregnant women who live near gas fracking wells are far more likely to give birth prematurely or develop problems during their pregnancies
Geologist explorer and environmental activist Yang Yong leads an expedition to the source of the Yangtze to monitor the scale of the damage caused by climate change on the Tibetan plateau and the degradation at the headwaters of Asias longest river
This owl is one of three spotted owl subspecies (along with California and Mexican) and is listed as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Threats include loss and degradation of habitat and competition with the Barred Owl.
The primary threat to FloridaâEUR(TM)s coastal dune lakes, as in most coastal ecosystems, is human interference. People have built houses along the outfalls, there is runoff from gulf courses located nearby the lakes, and people want to build bigger homes alon