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...

Guns, nets, and bulldozers: Three-quarters of the world’s threatened species are imperiled from agriculture,...

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2016 - Less than a month away from the kick-off the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, a team of...

Outrage as new shark nets installed today in Northern NSW

Nov. 18, 2016 - The Australian Marine Conservation Society expresses grave concern at a kneejerk decision to exempt the NSW Government from national environmental...

Wildlife protection and conservation groups call on Oregon lawmakers to oppose cruel cougar trophy...

Feb. 3, 2017 - A coalition of animal welfare, wildlife protection and conservation groups are calling on Oregon lawmakers to oppose four bills relating...

Why Japan’s coastal zones might be disappearing due to climate change

July 18, 2017 - As G20 Summit 2017 drew to a close, the issue of climate change divided the world. As it happened, 19...

Fracking Chemicals Linked to Neurodevelopmental Health Impacts

Oakland, Calif. October 25, 2017 - A new article released online today in the peer-reviewed journal Reviews on Environmental Health shows that substances widely...

CAP Report Offers Recommendations to Restore Health of Damaged Rivers and Streams in the...

Washington, D.C. April 9, 2018 — With the health of rivers in the American West bordering on a crisis, the Center for American Progress...

Report: Oil, gas companies could be using public lands to pad bottom line at...

Washington, D.C. August 29, 2018 - Oil and gas companies could be using America’s public lands to pad their own bottom lines at the...

In Rebuke of Trump Administration, Voters Deliver Strong Backing for Public Health and Environmental...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2018 – The results of the mid-term elections are a repudiation of ...

Stanford experts discuss challenges and opportunities in disposing of waste

April 24, 2019 - Waste ain’t what it used to be. Since China largely closed the door to imported garbage last year, recycling costs...

Pikas Disappearing from Parts of the West Due to Climate Change

Aug. 26, 2016 - American pikas – small herbivores that typically live in rocky slopes, known as talus, across many mountain ranges in the...

East Antarctic icesheet unsettles science

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2016 - East Antarctica, the supposedly stable sheet of ice that makes up the greater part of the Southern Continent, may...

Monitoring programs massively underestimate human impact on biodiversity

March 20, 2017 - Some of them count the birds at a winter feeder, others walk along a stipulated route, summer after summer, to...

Groups Challenge Decision to Remove Yellowstone Grizzly Protections

MISSOULA, MT, Aug. 30, 2017 -  A coalition of tribal and conservation interests today filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to restore critical protections to...

UN designates 2021-2030 ‘Decade of Ocean Science’

Dec. 7, 2017 - The United Nations yesterday designated the years 2021 to 2030 as the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ to...

Newly revealed seismic exploration plan threatens every inch of the Arctic Refuge coastal plain

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 – Today the American public learned the Bureau of Land Management has received and is considering a plan to conduct...

Trump Administration Guts Methane Waste Rule

TAOS, NM, Sept. 18, 2018 - Today the Bureau of Land Management pre-published a rule rescinding most provisions of its 2016 methane waste rule....