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.
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 ...
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Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report.
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.
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
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
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.
September 1 marks 100 years since the last known Passenger Pigeon, known as Martha, died at the Cincinnati Zoo. It's hard to imagine now, but at one time this species was the most numerous bird on earth, with a population of 3 to 5 billion birds.
"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..."
This report, part II in a series, looks at likely impacts of 2°C and 4°C warming across three vulnerable regions. It describes risks to agriculture and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa, the rise in sea-level and devastation to coastal areas likely. . .