Enviro

Groups Challenge New Law Allowing Wyoming to OK Grizzly Bear Hunts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. Feb. 20, 2019 — Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue over a new state law that would give...

Biggest animals face extinction by being hunted to death

LONDON,  February 19, 2019 – The world’s biggest animals – the largest birds, the bigger mammals and even reptiles, sharks and amphibians – are...

BLM Drops Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments, Plans to Return Some Horses & Burros to...

BURNS, OR, Feb. 19, 2019 - Wild horse advocacy groups are hailing an announcement Friday by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to officially...

EPA Oversight of State Permits Evaporating

Washington, DC, Feb. 19, 2019 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preventing its own specialists from formally communicating concerns about state-issued pollution permits,...

Clean Energy Stocks Prove Resilient Amidst Market Jitters

Oakland, CA—Feb. 19, 2019—As You Sow and Corporate Knights released today its sixth update of the Carbon Clean 200™, a list of the 200...

Federal Court Dismisses $900 Million Pipeline Company Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

BISMARCK, February 14, 2019 — Today, the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota issued a landmark dismissal of all...

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer

Feb. 14, 2019 - Exposure to glyphosate — the world’s most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup —...

Recent Explosion of Poultry Factory Farms in N.C. Piles Manure from 515.3M Chickens Onto...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2019  – North Carolina, a state known for the devastating environmental and public health impacts of industrial-scale hog production, now has...

Seismic exploration on hold for Arctic Refuge; polar bears breathe a sigh of relief

Washington, Feb. 8, 2019 – Media inquiries to the Department of the Interior have confirmed that SAExploration will not be conducting seismic exploration on...

New Research Shows Challenges of ‘Upward’ and ‘Outward’ Urban Expansion in Unprecedented Detail

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2019 - More than half of all people on Earth live in urban areas today and another 2.5 billion people will...

Space invaders: celestial billboards spark debate about who owns the sky

LONDON, Jan. 31, 2019 - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some day soon, stargazers searching for answers in the night sky might see the logo...

Once-Abundant Sea Stars Imperiled by Disease Along West Coast

January 30, 2019 - The combination of ocean warming and an infectious wasting disease has devastated populations of large sunflower sea stars once abundant...

Study: Return of Supersonic Planes Would Be Dirty, Noisy Climate Disaster

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2019 — The return of supersonic airplanes would result in 96 million metric tons of carbon pollution per year, according to...

Sources: Trump EPA Won’t Set Drinking Water Limit for PFAS Chemicals

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 – The Trump administration will not set legal limits for two toxic chemicals that may contaminate more than 110 million...

Trump Administration Urged Not to Block Access to Records on Wildlife, Public Lands

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2019 - The Center for Biological Diversity and other groups today urged the U.S. Department of the Interior to withdraw proposed...

Jail sentence for poacher who slaughtered hibernating mother bear and two newborn cubs in...

Jan. 23, 2019 - A man who, along with his teenage son, mercilessly slaughtered a hibernating mother bear and her two newborn cubs in...

Bipartisan bills introduced in Congress to ban shark fin trade in U.S., end malicious...

Jan. 23, 2019 - The 116th Congress began work today on rooting out some of the worst forms of animal cruelty in the world,...

New Study: “Administration’s Clean Energy Plan May Lead to More Air Pollution, Carbon Emissions”

Washington, DC January 15, 2019 - A new study published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters predicts that the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean...

In Stunning Reversal, EPA Stops Plan to Let Minors Handle Dangerous Pesticides

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 11, 2019 - The Trump administration will no longer pursue plans allowing farm operators to let minors spray toxic pesticides on...

Trump Aims to Make Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Permanent EPA Chief

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2019 - President Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler today to be the permanent administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former coal industry...