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Latest ocean warming review reveals extent of impacts on nature and humans

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi,  September 5, 2016 -  Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on...

1.4 Million Acres of Alaska Public Lands Auctioned for Fossil Fuels

ANCHORAGE, Dec. 14, 2016 - The Bureau of Land Management today auctioned off oil and gas leases across 1.4 million acres of public lands...

New Report Confirms Bee-Killing Pesticides Cause Other Widespread Environmental Harm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016— A new report released today by Center for Food Safety (CFS), Net Loss—Economic Efficacy and Costs of Neonicotinoid Insecticides Used...

New Oceana Animated Maps Show Dolphins and Whales Threatened by Seismic Airgun Blasting in...

WASHINGTON August 24, 2016 - Today, Oceana released new animated maps showing dolphins and whales threatened by proposed seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean....

Songbirds Sound the Alarm About Traffic Noise

November 30, 2016 - A new study led by Pacific University biologist Chris Templeton demonstrates that the alarm calls of songbirds are dramatically impaired...

Report chronicles vandalism and reckless off-road damage to Nevada’s Gold Butte region

Aug. 19, 2016 - A new report documents damage to Nevada's Gold Butte area, including extensive vandalism of historic and cultural sites and reckless...

Princeton-UCLA study finds gray wolves should remain protected

August 1, 2016 - Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Los Angeles who investigated the genetic ancestry of North America's wild canines have...

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Sept. 7, 2016 - Climate change played a heavy role in the nightmarish storm that brought a three-day deluge to coastal Louisiana last month,...

Outrage as new shark nets installed today in Northern NSW

Nov. 18, 2016 - The Australian Marine Conservation Society expresses grave concern at a kneejerk decision to exempt the NSW Government from national environmental...

A victory for Lewis Pugh’s ‘Speedo diplomacy’ as Russia and the world agree monumental...

October 27, 2016 - After five years of protracted negotiations, and tireless ‘Speedo diplomacy’ from endurance swimmer and UN Environment's Patron of the Oceans...

World Soil Day hails symbiotic role of pulses to boost sustainable agriculture

ROME, Italy December 5, 2016 - Soil and pulses can make major contributions to the challenge of feeding the world's growing population and combating climate...

Groups Call on Obama to Align Public Lands Management in Western Colorado With U.S....

DENVER, Nov. 1, 2016 - Conservation groups today called on the Obama administration to align public lands management with U.S. climate goals, in response...

Local Groups File Challenge to Protect Sunset Beach and Bird Island

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. August 11, 2016 - On behalf of the Sunset Beach Taxpayers Association and North Carolina Coastal Federation, the Southern Environmental Law...

Coalition Challenges Water Right Permit for Rock Creek Mine That Would Drain Wilderness Streams

HELENA, Mont. September 6, 2016 - A coalition of conservation groups has objected to a mining company’s request for a state water right permit...

Kelp Beats the Heat

December 13, 2016 - In early 2014, when a large-scale marine heat wave in the Pacific Ocean produced temperature anomalies greater than anything seen...

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Caused Widespread Marsh Erosion, Study Shows

DURHAM, NC, Sept. 27, 2016 - The Deepwater Horizon oil spill six years ago caused widespread marsh erosion that may be permanent in some...

How hooded seals are transferring human-made contaminants to their pups

PENSACOLA, FL, Oct. 24, 2016 - Environmental contaminants such as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) can be transferred from mother to offspring through the placenta and...

Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of First Liquefied Natural Gas by Rail Project in U.S.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016— Before Alaska Railroad shipped liquefied natural gas (LNG) in September — the first rail shipment of LNG in U.S. history...

Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we...

September 2, 2016 - Trees are dying across Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks. Glaciers are melting in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in...

Exxon killed the reef: Coastal communities point at fossil fuel industry for killing the...

Aug. 17, 2016 - Divers from coastal communities around the world wrapped crime-scene tape around dead coral reefs during a series of underwater dives...