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World's first public database of mine tailings dams aims to prevent deadly disasters

January 24, 2020 - Environmental organization GRID-Arendal has launched the world's first publicly accessible global database of mine tailings storage facilities. The database, the Global...

Sea-Level Rise Could Reshape the United States, Trigger Migration Inland

January 24, 2020 - When Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast in 2017, displaced residents flocked inland, trying to rebuild their...

Lawsuit Launched to Prevent Forest Service From Killing 72 Grizzlies Near Yellowstone

PINEDALE, Wyo. Jan. 21, 2020 — The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club notified the Trump administration today of their intent to...

EPA Political Appointees Violate Science Integrity Rules

Washington, DC, Jan. 19, 2020 — In preparing one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most consequential actions, its political appointees excluded...

Caterpillar loss in tropical forest linked to extreme rain, temperature events

Reno, Nev. January 17, 2020 - Using a 22-year dataset of plant-caterpillar-parasitoid interactions collected within a patch of protected Costa Rican lowland...

UniSA expert calls for ‘fire-line’ to future-proof against bushfire disaster

January 15, 2020 - As fires continue to burn across Australia, damage estimates are now in the billions....

From smoke going round the world to aerosol levels, NASA observes Australia's bushfires

January 14, 2020 - NASA scientists using data from its NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite, has traced the movement of the smoke coming...

At least a billion animals killed in bushfires

January 9, 2020 - Australia has lost devastating numbers of wildlife in the #BushfireCrisis this season, with current estimates of at least...

Trump Administration Attacks National Environmental Policy Act on Bedrock Law’s 50th Anniversary

WASHINGTON January 6, 2020 - The Trump administration will propose this week to gut National Environmental Policy Act rules for conducting environmental...

Humans are set to hijack the fossil record

LONDON, Jan. 3, 2020 - US scientists have made a prediction that some yet-to-evolve intelligent species a hundred million years into...

All global sustainability is local

January 2, 2020 - Nations across the world are following a United Nations blueprint to build a more sustainable future - but...

Panthera Highlights Top Ten Wild Cat Conservation Milestones of the Decade (VIDEO)

New York, NY, Dec. 30, 2019 – As the decade comes to a close, global wild cat conservation organization Panthera identifies the “Top Ten...

Public Interest Groups Sue EPA to Curb Slaughterhouse Pollution

Washington, D.C. December 18, 2019 - Twelve conservation and community groups, representing millions of people, today sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

MEPs call for reduction in use of pesticides to save Europe’s bees

December 18, 2019 - MEPs call on the Commission to beef up its Pollinators Initiative and to come up with new measures...

Species ‘Redlist:’ 1 in 4 Species Threatened With Extinction

PORTLAND, Ore. Dec. 10, 2019 — More than 1 in 4 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature...

Why White Island, off the coast of NZ, erupted and why there was no...

Why White Island erupted and why there was no warning ...

Greenland ice loss much faster than expected

December 10, 2019 - The Greenland ice sheet is losing mass seven times faster than in the 1990s, according to new research. 

Can Salmon Eat Their Way Out of Climate Change?

December 10, 2019 - Warm waters are a threat to cold-water fish like salmon and trout. But a study led...

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...