On Sep 9 2014 Edwin Chota along with three Asheninka natives were reported dead murdered by Illegal Loggers. All this while the natives were in the middle of a legal battle regarding rights to the lands that are habited by the Amazon rainforest.
Canada has one of the world's largest supplies of fresh water. But instead of preserving this resource for future generations, Stephen Harper's Conservatives have stripped protection from most of Canada's waterways.
This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change. With every year that passes, we're getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster, per the Low Carbon Economy Index report just released by this accounting giant.
The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply, officials did not know the harmful effects of drinking that contaminated water. We need real reform of this l
Nearly 200,000 square kilometers of tropical forest (the equivalent of five football fields)is being lost every minute due to illegal deforestation.Sign the petition to urge Robert Hoff, Minister-Counselor of Foreign Agricultural Affairs, to stop this now
Putting oil drilling rigs into sensitive waters could have catastrophic effects. Information is missing to assess the impacts of drilling, let alone responsibly manage it. And no technology currently exists to clean up oil spilled in frozen seas.
The Arctic is home to a variety of animals that have evolved and adapted to the region's harsh, frigid climate. These animals include humpback whales, caribou, narwhals, walruses, and of course, polar bears.
The State Department has approved a plan to allow Canadian company Enbridge to greatly increase the amount of dirty tar sands oil it brings into the U.S. through the Alberta Clipper pipeline, without conducting an environmental review.
Nearly 200,000 square kilometers of tropical forest is lost every minute due to illegal deforestation. Sign the petition to urge Robert Hoff, Minister-Counselor of Foreign Agricultural Affairs, to stop this now.
Aldo Leopold created the Land Ethic, which teaches that man is not the ruler of the land but a fellow citizen with the same rights as all other animals dependent on the land.
His ecological writings include the revolutionary Sand County Almanac.
On September 23, a Climate Summit called by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will bring together the world's leaders to spur action to address climate change and build momentum toward reaching a new global agreement in Paris late next year.
"A 2010 study led by Nadine Unger of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City offers a better way to understand what's changing the Earth's climate by comparing and weighing in the climate impacts by different...."
"HOW CAN we organize ourselves to carry out a social and ecological revolution on a planetary scale? As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the 21st century, knowing the urgency of our project, its all-encompassing nature, the legacy..."
Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has proposed a 126-mile tract for a new gas pipeline that will run straight through Massachusetts's natural land and water resources as well as tax state citizens to pay for the project.
OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.
"On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York."
According to a white paper by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), actions that have already been taken, are planned, or that are now underway, could have a net present value, through 2040, of $2.6 trillion.