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Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents

August 30, 2016 - Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like...

Pikas Disappearing from Parts of the West Due to Climate Change

Aug. 26, 2016 - American pikas – small herbivores that typically live in rocky slopes, known as talus, across many mountain ranges in the...

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....

Years after mining stops, uranium’s legacy lingers on Native land

CROW AGENCY, Mont. Aug. 22, 2016—Editor's Note: This story is part of "Sacred Water," EHN’s ongoing investigation into Native American struggles—and successes—to protect culturally...

Halting tree-felling and land clearance is not enough to save tropical rainforests without programmes...

LONDON, Aug. 22, 2016 - The ecological and carbon cost of rainforest destruction goes on accumulating for years after nations halt the conversion of...

Bosnian pine growing in northern Greece is more than 1075 years-old, the oldest known...

Aug. 22, 2016 - Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1075...

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...

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...

Park Service Pours Bucket of Mush on Effigy Mounds Scandal

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 15, 2016 - The National Park Service has exonerated all of its current employees from blame for the largest official mass...

Ecosystems in the Southeastern U.S. Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

August 15, 2016 - At least several southeastern U.S. ecosystems are highly vulnerable to the impacts of present and future climate change, according to...
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