Saturday, December 15 2018

Enviro

Game Over. Canadian Mining Company’s Papua New Guinea Deep Sea Mining Experiment Fails

Papua New Guinea, December 11, 2018 - Nautilus Minerals’ aspirations to be the world's first deep sea mining company sink to the bottom of the ocean on...

Ocean acidification will increase the iodine content of seaweeds – and the billions of...

Seaweed salad. Kongsak/Shutterstock Georgina Brennan, Bangor University; Dong Xu, Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, and Naihao Ye, Yellow Sea Fisheries Research...

EPA “Dirty Water Rule” would drastically roll back pollution safeguards

Washington, DC December 11, 2018 - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveils its proposed replacement for the Clean Water Rule. The new...

Trump administration allows“incidental” injury to endangered whales in seismic blast zones

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 30, 2018 - Today the Trump administration will authorize companies to injure, harass, disrupt or even kill marine mammals in the...

Court of Appeals Upholds US Ban on Mexican Seafood Imports to Save Vaquita

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 28, 2018 - In a victory for one of Earth’s most endangered marine mammals, a federal court sided with conservationists today...

Federal Agency Sued Over Seaworld Necropsy Reports

ORLANDO, FL, Nov. 27, 2018 - Today, PETA, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute, Whale and...

Trump on Federal Climate Report: ‘I Don’t Believe It’

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2018 - President Trump doesn’t believe the alarming climate change report by more than 300 scientists in 13 agencies in his...

National Archives Urged to Reject Trump Administration Plan to Destroy Key Records on Endangered...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity and 10 other groups are opposing a...

Trump Administration Refuses to Ban Wildlife-killing M-44 ‘Cyanide Bombs’

WASHINGTON November 26, 2018 - The Environmental Protection Agency has refused to ban M-44s, commonly known as cyanide bombs, which cause agonizing deaths for thousands...

Fin whales controversially taken off endangered list

Nov. 26, 2018 - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a global body working on nature conservation and sustainable use of natural...

It’s “America Recycles Day.” Is the United States set up for recycling success?

November 15, 2018 - While a recent survey says that 94 percent of Americans support recycling and 74 percent say it should be a...

245 Organizations Urge Senate to Reject Hutchins for USDA Science Chief

Washington, D.C. Nov. 14, 2018 – ...

In Blow to Pipeline Project, Court Invalidates Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Environmental Review, Blocks...

GREAT FALLS, Mont. Nov. 8, 2018 — A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration ...

In Rebuke of Trump Administration, Voters Deliver Strong Backing for Public Health and Environmental...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2018 – The results of the mid-term elections are a repudiation of ...

EPA’s Stealth Relaxation of Ozone Standard

Washington, DC, Nov. 1, 2018 -  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency quietly issued guidance significantly increasing the allowable amount of ozone transport...

Largest logging project in the country in more than 30 years is moving forward...

JUNEAU, AK, Nov. 2, 2018 - The U.S. Forest Service released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for...

EPA’s Stealth Relaxation of Ozone Standard

Washington, DC, Nov. 1, 2018—  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency quietly issued guidance significantly increasing the allowable amount of ozone transport from an upwind...

Canada Urged to Expand Fisheries Closures to Save North Atlantic Right Whale

OTTAWA, Canada, Nov. 1, 2018 - Wildlife and animal protection groups submitted recommendations today urging Canada’s fishery management agency to continue to expand protections...

Animal species becoming extinct in Haiti as deforestation nearly complete

CORVALLIS, Ore, Oct. 29, 2018 - Species of reptiles, amphibians and other vertebrates are becoming extinct in Haiti as deforestation has claimed more than...

Cooper Prepares North Carolina for Climate Change

Chapel Hill, N.C.— North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper today took a decisive step forward to fight climate change and strengthen the resiliency of communities...