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
Dolphins are dying at four times a natural death rate. TONS of oil still washes up on Gulf beaches. BP says their work is done. DonâEUR(TM)t let them get away with it. Wildlife will feel this spill for decades. The Gulf has not recovered.
Please sign this letter to palm oil traders, calling for an immediate halt to the clearing of rainforests in the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers, rhinos and sun bears still roam side by side.
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
Please deny BP tax deductions for its remaining payments to address the 2010 Gulf Coast disaster. BP has claimed billions in tax write-offs for the cleanup and damages in connection with the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. Enough is enough.
The Leuser Ecosystem exists at a tenuous crossroads. Palm oil plantations threaten its lowland rainforests and peatlands, as well as the continued wellbeing of the millions of Acehnese people who depend on it for their food, water and livelihoods.
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.
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...
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!)
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
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
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.
The agreement with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will enable Dominion Virginia Power to move forward with its plans to erect a pair of 6-megawatt test turbines on the Outer Continental Shelf, about 24 nautical miles east of the...
Like the rest of the world, those of us in Delhi believed for years that Beijing was the world's most polluted city. But last May, the World Health Organization announced that our own air is nearly twice as toxic.
Congress is preparing to allow fast-track approval of the largest international trade agreement in recent history. It's alarming - leaked news reports reveal that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could weaken our environmental standards
Here are a few things I would like to see happen on the Shore, although I doubt very much it will happen in my lifetime: The seawall at Wallops Island extended out a quarter- to half-mile more, using rocks. The rocks would barely be visible at high tide.