Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) is a palm oil company that recently announced its plans to to clear large areas of rainforest located in Tanjung Putting National Park, Indonesia, to spur production of palm oil.
The U.S. government is planning to build a new American airstrip atop a healthy coral reef in Okinawa, Japan, that will likely destroy the diverse array of marine life the reef supports. We need your help to speak out!
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Once roads are in place, the trees are in danger of continued illegal logging within these often unmanaged reserves. When a mahogany tree has been removed, it's difficult for the species to grow in the same location -- largely the result of insufficient
With a newly-minted elite and an economic growth rate of over 10%, the environment has taken a backseat in China, the world's most populous country. Growing pollution has led to unusable waterways, increased incidence of birth defects and ...
For nearly three years, this glacier-fed river on Washington's Olympic Peninsula has been sluicing millions of tons of sediment that were held back for a century by a pair of dams.The dams are nearly gone. The Elwha Dam has been completely removed and-->
A common consumer chemical poses health risks for newborns.Triclosan has been linked to reproductive and development issues in animal testing. It is often used as the active ingredient in antibacterial soaps and appears in more than 2,000 consumer product
Why? Why Not? In every language on the planet, children ask these questions over, and over, and over. They ask the first to understand the world around them, and they ask the second when they want to change that world.
Huge news in our work to help oceans: The federal government on Wednesday protected 20 corals under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction.
White birches in the sunshine, austere spruce groves, endless pastures and slow-running rivers - Russian nature is precious. It hurts to see how this rich wilderness is being stained with sticky black oil. The only tradition the oil industry seems to
"Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new UN report."
"The new research, as reported by Science Daily, is also the first to quantify how fast these "baked in" emissions are growing as more power plants are constructed -- roughly four percent a year. That's a problem because it means construction of new..."
Paintings by an Indian elephant have gone on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals.
Artist Alpana Ahuja said she had used bananas and other food to lure Phoolkali to create the artworks.