An outrageous House bill threatens to severely undermine the Antiquities Act, which was first signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt to protect special places as national monuments. Demand that your member of Congress vote NO on H.R. 1459.
North Carolina's Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, is under fire by environmentalist groups after aerial surveillance photos revealed that the company was illegally and deliberately dumping over 61 mill
E.On wants to convert an old coal power plant to biomass, threatening forests across France and North America. Environmentalists, community groups and local authorities are fighting to stop E.On and to protect the forests from clearcutting.
Bees and other pollinators are very important to a large number of plants that are used in our agricultural systems. However, these insects have by dying in large quantities in recent years. Since the mid-2000s, neonicotinoids, a class of potent.
Dozens of rusting barrels unearthed on former U.S. military land in Okinawa City have been identified as containing chemical precursors to defoliant Agent Orange, a toxic compound used widely in the Vietnam War and blamed for poisoning that has resulted i
Suncor is spending millions on a high profile public relations blitz to convince Canadians it cares about the environment. But we know Suncor is lobbying to get exempted from new water regulations to protect one of Canada's most important rivers.
Global warming has sharply increased the odds of serious problems because of declining harvests, find David Lobell from and Claudia Tebaldi from NCAR, and though that situation remains fairly unlikely, they advise countries to prepare for it.
Newell's Shearwater was thought to be extinct at the beginning of the 20th century but was rediscovered in 1947. Unfortunately, its status remains precarious. It was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 1975; between 1993 and 2008, its
Because the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction every few days, a rupture of the oil pipeline beneath the channel would quickly contaminate shorelines miles away in both lakes Michigan and Huron. Oil from a hypothetical pipeline..
In addition to previous research on the direct impacts of pesticides on pollinators and other beneficials, a recent study published by Dutch scientists establishes an additional indirect link between neonicotinoid use and insect-eating birds. The report
Shade coffee systems also play a role in preserving connectivity within forests, especially fragmented areas. Providing corridors for animals such as migratory birds and pollinators (e.g., butterflies) is crucial for a healthy, functioning ecosystem.
Kinder Morgan isn't prepared to deal with any sort of major fire at its Burnaby Mountain facility, says the fire department.
There's also concern from firefighters about a lack of information the company is sharing.
Evidence has been found that dugongs, a type of marine mammal facing extinction, have been feeding on sea grasses off the coast of Henoko in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture -- which is targeted for relocation of the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.