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Chair Grijalva Hails Passage of Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act to Block New Uranium...

Washington, D.C. March 30, 2020– Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today hailed House passage of the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, which advanced...

Berkeley Talks: Naomi Klein on eco-facism and the Green New Deal

March 31, 2020 - “…At this very moment in our history, the men rising to the highest office in country after country…...

Fracking chemical may interfere with male sex hormone receptor

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 —A chemical used in hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, has the potential to interfere with reproductive hormones in...

Coronavirus Leaves National Parks in Leaderless Limbo

Washington, DC, March 23, 2020 — National parks are getting mixed messages, as visitor centers are closing while the Interior Department is...

National monuments help more than hurt local economies in US West

March 18, 2020 - National monuments in the U.S. West increase the average number of establishments and jobs near the monument and...

Electric cars better for climate in 95% of the world

March 23, 2020 - Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all parts of the world,...

6,000-8,000 km round trip flight of migratory wading birds tracked

March 23, 2020 - The next time you eat a bowl of rice you might appreciate the fact that the rice paddy...

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing GE Crops on Thousands of Acres of National Wildlife Refuges

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 — The Trump administration has proposed to approve genetically engineered crops on national wildlife refuges throughout the southeastern United States,...

Against overfishing: save the oldies!

A big pike is released back into the water.Photo: Philipp Czapla March 18, 2020 - A team of...

Trump’s EPA sued for concealing health studies, violating its chemical laws

Washington, D.C. March 18, 2020 - Today, Earthjustice and the Environmental Defense Fund released a joint investigation showing how Trump's Environmental Protection...

PFASs from ski wax bioaccumulate at Nordic resort

March 17, 2020 - A recent study suggests that ski wax applied during winter months could have consequences that stretch to summer...

“Ruminant Plague” Threatens Populations of Wildlife and Livestock

A female saiga. Photo WCS March 17, 2020 - A disease already known for causing massive die-offs of...

PEER: Ten Retired Press Officers Attack Validity Of Bird-Death Rule

Washington, DC March 16, 2020 - Ten prominent retired Public Affairs, Communications, and Outreach officers have criticized their own former agency, the...

Federal Court Rules Against Massive Old-Growth Rainforest Logging Plan in Alaska

JUNEAU, AK March 11, 2020 - A federal judge today rejected an enormous commercial timber harvest and road-building plan for Prince of...

Earthworks Report: 80% of Alaska Metal Mines Polluted Water

March 10, 2020 - Today Earthworks, along with four Alaska conservation, environmental health and justice organizations, released a report on the extensive...

Dragonflies Are Efficient Predators that Consume Hundreds of Thousands of Insects in a Small...

March 4, 2020 - A study led by the University of Turku has found that small, fiercely predatory damselflies catch and eat...

USFA and BLM Approve Simplot Mine Expansion Despite Ongoing Selenium Pollution

Yellowstone cutthroat February 28, 2020 - Today the Forest Service issued a preliminary approval for another expansion of Simplot’s...

JP Morgan Chase, major Keystone XL funder, announcing halt to funding Arctic Refuge drilling

Feb. 25, 2020 - Today, on its annual investor day, JPMorgan Chase announced a new climate policy. The announcement comes at the...

Waste Management Agrees to Identify Gaps in Recycling Infrastructure as Step Toward Increasing Plastics...

BERKELEY, CA, FEB. 25, 2020—Following in-depth engagement by As You Sow and Trillium Asset Management, Waste Management, Inc. (WM) has committed to...

Ride-Hailing Services Are Increasing Carbon Emissions

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2020 - Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft have experienced exponential growth in a short period of time. The...