Enviro

Trump administration re-reauthorizes wildlife-killing M-44 ‘cyanide bombs’ despite strong opposition

December 5, 2019 - After withdrawing an interim decision instituting minor restrictions on the use of sodium cyanide in wildlife-killing devices called...

‘Save Our Soil’: Copernicus Climate Change Service leads the way to a sustainable future...

On UN’s World Soil Day, the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reveals how it is pioneering ways to help decision-makers plan sustainable...

Texas & New Mexico communities & experts urge COP25 to defuse Permian’s carbon bomb

Madrid, Dec 4 -- Today at an official COP25 side event Texas and New Mexico residents -- impacted by the extraction of...

New maps of salinity reveal the impact of climate variability on oceans

December 3, 2019 - Since the saltiness of ocean surface waters is a key variable in the climate system, understanding how this...

Fertilizers Spread "Forever Chemicals" Across U.S.

Washington, DC, Dec. 2, 2019 — Biosolid fertilizers produced from sewage are a major source of chemical contamination of American croplands and...

The Heat is On – International team of scientists complete the largest global assessment...

November 25, 2019 - Climate change is reorganizing the life in our oceans in a big way: as waters warm, cold-loving species,...

Interior Department, Bureau of Land Management announce plan that could gut protections in Western...

Washington, D.C.—The Bureau of Land Management announced today it is seeking public input on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a...

New Drilling, Logging in Alaska’s Protected Areas Could Release as Much Pollution as All...

Washington, D.C. November 20, 2019 - The Trump administration’s attacks on Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Tongass National Forest...

Harris, Colleagues Announce GAO Report: Climate Change Poses Real Threat to Our Nation’s Superfund...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 19, 2019 – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Monday joined Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and 10 of their colleagues...

Scientists’ climate gap is narrowing

LONDON, Nov. 19, 2019 - There’s evidence that a scientists’ climate gap − a hesitation to reflect their findings in their personal lives −...

Rock-Bottom Federal Grazing Fees Probed

Washington, DC, Nov. 14, 2019 — Information about the largest commercial grazing program on the planet is hard to come by and requests for...

How Giant Kelp May Respond to Climate Change

November 13, 2019 - When a marine heat wave hit California’s coast in 2014, it brought ocean temperatures that were high for Northern California...

Ozone hole set to close

November 8, 2019 - The size of the ozone hole fluctuates – usually forming each year in August, with its peak...

Unless warming is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction

November 7, 2019 - Emperor penguins are some of the most striking and charismatic animals on Earth, but a new study from the Woods Hole...

New Greenpeace report reveals ghost gear contribution to plastic pollution

Cape Town, South Africa November 6, 2019 -  An estimated 640,000 metric tons of abandoned or lost fishing equipment, or ‘ghost gear,’ enters the...

Evaporating National Park Staff Levels

Washington, DC, Nov. 5, 2019 — As both the number of parks and visitation have swelled over the past decade, the number of full-time staff...

WildEarth Guardians Fighting for Iconic Joshua Trees in Court

LOS ANGELES, CA November 5, 2019 - On the heels of the 25th anniversary of Joshua Tree National Park, Western conservation group WildEarth Guardians...

Trump EPA Proposes Rollback to Health Protections from Toxic Power Plant Pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 4, 2019 - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new rule that would drastically weaken public health and safety...

Average Distance Between Natural Areas and Human Development Has Fallen 40 percent in Last...

Washington, D.C. October 22, 2019 - The average distance from natural places to developed areas in the United States fell by 40 percent over...

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose BLM’s Risky Sterilization Experiments on Wild Horses

Washington, DC, Oct. 15, 2019 - Seventy-seven percent of Americans are opposed to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposed surgical sterilization experiments on...