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‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water

LAWRENCE, KS, March 29, 2017 - One consequence of global climate change is the likelihood of more extreme seesawing between drought and flood, a...

Crude oil causes heart and skull deformities in haddock

Aug. 10, 2016 - Even brief exposures of the eggs of Atlantic haddock to low concentrations of dispersed crude oil can cause severe and...

Trump, Pruitt Slash EPA Staff to 30-Year Lows as Drinking Water, Climate Change Crises...

Sept. 6, 2017 - By October of this year, the staff at the Environmental Protection Agency will be reduced to levels not seen since...

The chances of being injured or killed by a shark are “infinitesimal”

Jan. 25, 2017 - After 2015's record-busting 98 shark attacks, calmer waters prevailed in 2016. The University of Florida's International Shark Attack File reported...

New Ocelot Den Found

December 27, 2016 - 2016 was an encouraging year for the endangered ocelots of south Texas! Several females with kittens were documented using remote...

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...

VW Emissions Cheat May Lead to 50 Premature Deaths, $423 Million in Economic Costs:...

NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2016 - Beginning in 2008, Volkswagen installed software to circumvent emissions testing by turning off the nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions...

Landmark Report Shows Bee-killing Seed Coatings Aren’t Worth the Harm

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017—A new report, Alternatives to Neonicotinoid Insecticide-Coated Corn Seed: Agroecological Methods are better for Farmers and the Environment, released today from...

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...

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...

Gas flaring grows as oil industry saves money

LONDON, Dec. 29, 2016 - Gas flaring figures are an indictment of the global oil and gas industry. In 2015, 147 billion cubic metres...

Indian roadside refuse fires produce toxic rainbow

DURHAM, NC, Oct. 25, 2016 - Samples of smoke particles emanating from burning roadside trash piles in India have shown that their chemical composition...

New Yellowstone Cell Coverage to Swamp Backcountry

Washington, DC June 20, 2017 - Most every corner of Yellowstone National Park will have strong 4G cell coverage under a multi-site expansion entering...

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Landmark Ruling on Public Lands and Climate...

WASHINGTON - Today, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must reassess its analysis of the...

Rogue Washington Rancher Wiped Out 15% of State’s Wolves in Violation of Federal Rules

WASHINGTON, DC, May 18, 2017 - Washington’s largest cattle rancher has been wreaking havoc on gray wolves in violation of his U.S. Forest Service...

First bee in continental U.S. makes the endangered list

January 10, 2017 - Washington, D.C.— Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the rusty patched bumble bee as an endangered species. The...

Pacific Bluefin Tuna One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 7, 2016— In the face of staggering declines, Endangered Species Act protection may be warranted for Pacific bluefin tuna, the National...

In Federal Lawsuit, Colorado River Seeks Recognition of its Legal Rights to Exist, Restoration

MERCERSBURG, PA, Sept. 21, 2017 - The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) is serving as a legal adviser for the first-in-the-nation lawsuit in which a...

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...

CEC launches video series to celebrate North American monarch conservation efforts

MONTREAL, Dec. 22, 2016 - The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) announces today the release of the video series Collaborating to Conserve: The Monarch...