Harvard has the largest endowment of any university in the world, at $36.4 billion. The protest is being organized by the group Divest Harvard. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust, whose office is in the blockaded Mass Hall, has spoken against divestment
NASA reprted on Tues. that this was the hottest 3 month start (Jan.-March) of any year on record. The odds are increasing that this will be the hottest year on record. (Again! Time to act on climate change!)
Representative Ryan and Senator Hatch just reintroduced Fast Track legislation that would allow the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be rushed through Congress. use this online tool to urge your Congress members to oppose the Ryan-Hatch Fast Track
The Bureau of Land Management is deciding how to manage western NevadaâEUR(TM)s incredible mountain islands and vast desert seas for the next 20 years. These 4.8 million acres of public lands are held in trust for all Americans; the BLM should protect
Scientists warn us that climate change could accelerate beyond our control, threatening our survival and everything we love. We call on you to keep global temperature rise under the unacceptably dangerous level of 2 degrees C, by phasing out carbon pollut
From the vantage point of an airplane, it is easy to see gas bubbles in a slick that marks the spot where an oil platform toppled during a 2004 hurricane, triggering what might be the longest running commercial oil spill ever to pollute the Gulf of Mexico
From documenting the awe-inspiring secrets of the Mhadei Bio Region to providing sustainable livelihoods to locals, Nirmal Kulkarni and his team are pushing every limit to save this gem in the Western Ghats.
Oil and gas development, overgrazing, sagebrush removal, invasive plants such as cheatgrass, and wind energy have degraded this bird's habitat. Greater Sage-Grouse also sometimes collide with barbed wire fences and guy wires, often with fatal consequences
The Climate Action Tracker (CAT), compiled by scientists, said pledges so far put the world on track for average temperatures in the year 2100 three to four degrees Celsius (5.4 to 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than they were in pre-industrial time.
A Chinese funded project--Sand and granite mining are destroying the local coral reef and marine life, as well as the livelihood of 30,000 fishermen. Beachfront erosion will likely cause damages to coastal houses and hotels as well.
Unfortunately, Canada has been slow to respond to scientific and public concern over these pesticides and many others, even as many European countries have moved toward restricting and even banning their use.
Ethiopia's water-intensive commercial plantations on the Omo River could reduce the river's flow to Lake Turkana by up to 70 percent, Lake Turkana is home to at least 60 fish species and sustains several sea and wild animal species
Environmental Awareness Day, March 7, was celebrated by Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High students who, along with teachers, volunteered their time that Saturday morning doing a beach clean up at the end of Minutemen Causeway and then going back to the...