Since 1978 over 750,000 square kilometers (289,000 square miles) of Amazon rainforest have been destroyed across Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana, and French Guiana. Why is Earth's largest rainforest being destroyed?
As California climbs farther into a severe drought with no end in sight innovative ideas to save water are more important than ever. ThatâEUR(TM)s what makes the California Department of TransportationâEUR(TM)s (Caltrans) ingenious rest stop waste water filtration
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was only the beginning. Big Oil has a much bigger plan to triple the production of climate-wrecking tar sands oil in Canada and send as much as 6 million barrels a day gushing into America."
While California is currently in the midst of the worst drought it has ever faced, the multi-national Nestle Corporation is pumping tens of millions of gallons of water a year - on a permit that expired in the 1980s. Why was this allowed to happen?
The cruise industry markets its ocean voyages as a chance for vacationers to "return to the sea" and forget their troubles onshore. But keeping 5,000 people afloat, fat, and happy comes with hidden environmental costs.
Deep beneath Yellowstone national park, one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say
Alberta and British Columbia have been scapegoating wolves for fossil fuel extraction problems: Caribou need vast areas of undisturbed habitat to survive, and those areas where they are endangered are the very areas roaded & shattered by mining
Throughout the planet's 4.5-billion-year history, the Earth has undergone amazing and dramatic changes. These changes have resulted from the moving of continents, the formation of mountain ranges, powerful volcanic eruptions, glaciers advancing and
Plastic pollution, overfishing and climate change are all taking an enormous toll on the planet's life-support system. The oceans are acidifying, sea levels are rising, and coral reefs are dying. But it's not all doom and gloom.
Nineteen households and a church in the community of Dukeville, NC were sent letters by the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warning them not to drink or cook with well water due to elevated levels of toxic heavy metals.
Six specimens of the new amphibian were collected from three different tropical wet forest and rainforest sites in the Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica, the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center wrote.