Groundwater is a finite resource of which pursuit will only end catastrophically when we inevitably reach the last traces of the supply. Parts of California are sinking at the rate of 1foot per year, which is impeding the gravitational flow of streams.
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change....
We have an opportunity to save the Tongass rainforest--but we need you to tell agency officials to end destructive industrial-scale old-growth logging on the Tongass much more quickly than the Forest Service's proposed 10- to 15-year timeline.
One of the most widely read and highly esteemed publications in the world has begun incorporating recycled fiber into every page of its award-winning magazines. Working closely with nonprofit organizations Green America and the Natural Resources ...
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change.
Australia is the developed world's largest polluter per capita. The previous government put in place a carbon tax which charged almost 23 American dollars per every tonne of greenhouse gases emitted, and was designed to penalize the countries' ...
GE TREES must be stopped before they destroy our forests and our health. Our film, "Synthetic Forests", will give us the facts to act before it is too late. Synthetic Forests will provide an in-depth investigation into the devastating effects GE trees
More than one thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the Sakha Republic - also known as Yakutia - which is the largest region of the Russian Federation, while states of emergency are also in effect in other major regions such as Kransnoyarsk
Live African myrrh trees are being used instead of fence posts to create living walls to separate livestock and lions. While protecting the livestock, the living walls also prevent the lions from being killed in retribution for killing livestock.
In a landmark decision last week, the federal government approved seismic exploration for oil and gas drilling on the Atlantic coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will allow extensive seismic airgun testing off the Mid- and South Atlantic coasts.
The group also admonished Australia, which ranked 10th, for demonstrating "a clear backward trend" in implementing energy efficiency measures. Germany took the top spot largely due to regulations it has imposed on commercial and residential buildings.
The difference between weather and climate is a measure of time. Weather is what conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere "behaves" over relatively long periods of time.
Husband watches as wife is carried away by fast moving mud river after major flooding. Tourist Tatiana Yakovleva disappeared early in the morning of 28 June when severe flooding hit well-known Arshan village in the Republic of Buryatia.