Enviro

Court Upholds Critical Protections for Recommended Wilderness in Northwest Montana and Northern Idaho

MISSOULA, Mont. October 19, 2017 - A federal judge today upheld important protections for some of the last unspoiled areas of the Kootenai National...

Scientists calls on all governments and global institutions to take action to ensure the...

Oct. 10, 2016 - The international seagrass research and conservation community together with the World Seagrass Association calls on all governments and global institutions to take...

Report on Disasters and Climate Change Shows How Government Can Help Communities Move from...

Sept. 5, 2018 - By any definition, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria of 2017 were historic disasters, but they were not disasters beyond human...

Groups Seek to Protect Imperiled Vaquita Porpoises Through U.S. Ban on Imports of Mexican...

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 - Conservation groups petitioned the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service today to ban imports of seafood caught with gillnets in...

Sponges, urban forests and air corridors: how nature can cool cities

LONDON, September 26, 2017 - As China battles the twin challenges of rapid city growth and extreme weather, it is adopting a new tactic:...

One-Fifth of National Wildlife Refuge Law Enforcement Officers Being Decommissioned

Washington, DC, Sept. 28, 2018 — There will be 20% fewer law enforcement officers policing our national wildlife refuges by the end of this...

Shock decline in flying insects

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2017 - The mass of flying insects in parts of Germany has fallen by three-quarters in the last 27 years. Since 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 ...

Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protection for 24 Species Trump Administration Left Behind

WASHINGTON April 18, 2019 - The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration and newly confirmed U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt for failing...

New Report: Hurricanes and Offshore Drilling Would Be a Dangerous Combination for the Southeast

Chapel Hill, NC, Oct. 24, 2018 – As the Southeast rebuilds from Hurricane Florence and the damage compounded by Hurricane Michael, and while the...

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...

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...

US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to...

April 12, 2018 - Since revising its environmental policy last year, US Bank financed more than $2 billion to companies building oil and gas...

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...

New study highlights shark protections, vulnerability to fishing

MIAMI, FL, Aug. 24, 2018 - A new analysis shows that the habitats of three shark species (great hammerhead, tiger, and bull sharks) are...

Greenpeace reveals new images of life in the Amazon Reef; Calls on oil giant...

Amapá state, Brazil, April 23, 2018 - A scientific expedition carried out by the Greenpeace ship Esperanza captured new images of the northern sector...

Alaska Hit With a Hot March

April 10, 2019 - Forget the transition period between seasons: in March 2019, Alaska jumped from mid-winter right into late spring, setting monthly temperature...

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...

Glacier Photos Illustrate Climate Change

BOULDER, CO, April 3, 2017 - Climate is changing — there should be zero doubt about this circa 2017. The outstanding issue for the...

New fact sheet busts the myth of a “war on oil” and gas

DENVER, Jan. 25, 2017—As the Trump administration takes shape, the Center for Western Priorities released a new fact sheet showing how oil and gas...