Enviro

Rice crops that can save farmers money and cut pollution

July 31, 2016 - A new U of T Scarborough study has identified "superstar" varieties of rice that can reduce fertilizer loss and cut down...

Army Corps Recommends Denial of Essential Permit for Rosemont Mine in Arizona

TUCSON, AZ, July 29, 2016 -  In an important development in the effort to save America’s only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of...

Princeton-UCLA study finds gray wolves should remain protected

August 1, 2016 - Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Los Angeles who investigated the genetic ancestry of North America's wild canines have...

Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

July 31, 2016 - In a study published in Scientific Reports, scientists discovered impressive abundance and diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in...

Halting tree-felling and land clearance is not enough to save tropical rainforests without programmes...

LONDON, Aug. 22, 2016 - The ecological and carbon cost of rainforest destruction goes on accumulating for years after nations halt the conversion of...

New Report Confirms Bee-Killing Pesticides Cause Other Widespread Environmental Harm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016— A new report released today by Center for Food Safety (CFS), Net Loss—Economic Efficacy and Costs of Neonicotinoid Insecticides Used...

Alaska and Canadian Native Leaders: Protect the Arctic

WASHINGTON, DC, March 15, 2017 – This week a delegation of Natives from Alaska and Canada, joined by people from across our nation, have...

Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air

Aug. 21, 2017 - Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due...

Groups Call for Stronger Measures to Conserve Sage-Grouse

WASHINGTON, D.C. December 1, 2017 - Conserving Greater Sage-Grouse requires more habitat protection, not less. That’s the message conservation groups are delivering to the...

Climate-threatened animals unable to relocate

May 17, 2018 - Many of the European mammals whose habitat is being destroyed by climate change are not able to find new places...

Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump’s Refusal to Set Airplane Pollution Standards

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to the...

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...

EU should skip LNG’s ‘bridge to nowhere’ and leap to sustainable energy, says expert

Sept. 27, 2016 - As pipeline-delivered natural gas continues to be a politically unstable energy source for Europe, officials in Brussels are exploring large-scale...

Longest-known surviving wild orca dies

January 5, 2017 - 2017 has begun with the sad news that Granny (J2), an orca thought to possibly be over 100 years old,...

Outdoor recreation economy generates $887 billion in consumer spending annually, supports 7.6 million American...

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Apr 25, 2017 - Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) today released The Outdoor Recreation Economy report, the largest and most comprehensive report of...

A Win-Win for Spotted Owls and Forest Management

October 4, 2017 - Remote sensing technology has detected what could be a win for both spotted owls and forestry management, according to a...

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 24, 2018 - Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited...

Report: Americans in All Fifty States Save Hard-Earned Money with Clean Car Standards

Washington D.C.  July 23, 2018 -  A new analysis by M.J. Bradley shows that the Trump administration’s impending attack on Clean Car Standards will...

Unilever backs Humane Society International global effort to ban animal testing for cosmetics

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 —Today personal care giant Unilever has announced its support for Humane Society International's #BeCrueltyFree campaign aimed at banning animal testing...

Climate change stokes mayhem in several ways

LONDON, Feb. 22, 2019 - Stand by for long hot summers marked by riot and racial tension. As climate change stokes mayhem, global warming...