The government says no need for more basic research.
Climate science becomes secondary to business; business comes first
The interests of the corporate sector, of the mining and resource extraction industry, are primary in Australia.
A new Obama Administration plan would close much of Western ColoradoâEUR(TM)s Roan Plateau to new oil and gas development âEUR" protecting this iconic wild place from new fracking that would destroy 29,000 acres
In addition to destroying important wildlife habitat for Bald Eagles and Threatened Species like Crested Caracara, Wood Storks and many other wading birds that use the site, placing a landfill there is harmful to water storage and water quality in the
The world's largest gold mining company âEUR" Barrick Gold âEUR" wants to expand the Bald Mountain Mine in eastern Nevada. But Barrick's plan threatens the migratory path of the Ruby Mountain Herd, Nevada's largest mule deer herd.
For nearly 18 months now, families in Flint, MI have been drinking water laced with lead. Meanwhile state officials were drinking bottled water, since they knew public water did not meet treatment requirements
Shipments of illegal timber, hazardous waste, ivory and other items seized globally have spiralled, and environmental crime has moved up the policy agenda. But successful prosecutions are few and the trade continues unabated.
A massive storm exploded in intensity just off the Southeast coast on Sunday afternoon, driving hurricane force winds and whipping waves into a frenzy. And in the middle of this monster storm was a comparatively tiny cruise ship on its way to Florida
U.S. Forest Service is calling for 15 more years of business as usual for old-growth logging. The new plan to log ancient trees in the Tongass will destroy irreplaceable habitat for bears, salmon and wolves. Help protect this temperate rainforest
Finally the UN does something that makes perfect sense. I posted an article on this last year. I'm sure Hungary agrees after the devastating spill they had a number of years ago from a mining accident which polluted the water supply.
A new Obama Administration plan would close much of Western Colorado's Roan Plateau to new oil and gas development - protecting this iconic wild place from new fracking that would destroy 29,000 acres of its last wildlands, jeopardize countless wildlife,
Water running through these deep fills more easily picks up heavy metals and toxins leftover from the mining process. Previous research has shown rivers and streams in closer vicinity to mountaintop mines host higher concentrations of minerals.
Clean water for great blue heron and all wildlife is in serious jeopardy across the country. From attacks in Congress on the wildlife-friendly Clean Water Rule, to recent decisions by state leaders allowing the release of toxic wastewater into rivers...