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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...

Increases in Wildfire-Caused Erosion Could Impact Water Supply and Quality in the West

September 8, 2017 - A growing number of wildfire-burned areas throughout the western United States are expected to increase soil erosion rates within watersheds,...

Pollution responsible for 16 percent of deaths globally — Lancet Commission report

Oct. 24, 2017 - Simon Fraser University health sciences professor Bruce Lanphear is a Commissioner and author of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health that...

Path to Safety: Man-made wildlife crossings cut animal-vehicle collisions nearly 80 percent

April 20, 2017 - Each year, thousands of animals are killed by motorists on interstate highways and roads that intersect critical wildlife habitats, greatly...

Florida: Mega-Pollution Violations Befoul St. John’s River

Tallahassee, May 28, 2018 — Six major facilities pump millions of gallons of contaminated wastewater every day into a slow-moving St. Johns River that...

Lawsuit Targets Trump Oil, Gas Leases Threatening Sage Grouse in Five States

BOISE, Idaho April 30, 2018 - Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging Trump administration policies that gut protections for imperiled greater sage grouse and allow...

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...

Guelph study shows endangered sharks, rays further threatened by global food markets

Aug. 25, 2017 - A majority of shark fins and manta ray gills sold around the globe for traditional medicines come from endangered species,...

New Marcellus development boom will triple greenhouse gas emissions from PA’s natural gas

BRISTOL, PA, Jan. 18, 2017 - Natural gas production on Pennsylvania's vast black shale deposit known as the Marcellus Shale will nearly double by...

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...

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...

Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents

August 30, 2016 - Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like...

Trump Administration Sued to Protect Overfished Dusky Sharks

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 4, 2017 - Today, Oceana, represented by Earthjustice, has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its continued failure to...

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Approving Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf...

DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies...

Oil, Gas Leasing Threatens 7 Western National Parks

WASHINGTON June 7, 2017 - As the Trump Administration considers how to manage energy production on public lands, a new report by National Parks...

Industrial waste pollutes America’s drinking water

PHOENIX, Aug. 18, 2017 – In Ringwood, New Jersey, Ford Motor Co. dumped more than 35,000 tons of toxic paint sludge onto lands occupied for...

Senate Republicans Attack Environmental Safeguards for Power Line Rights-of-way on Public Lands

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on two anti-public lands bills, S. 1460 and H.R. 1873,...

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Trump Rollback of Clean Water Protections

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018— Conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of...

NASA Data Suggest Future May Be Rainier Than Expected

June 9, 2017 - A new study suggests that most global climate models may underestimate the amount of rain that will fall in Earth’s...

North American storm clusters could produce 80 percent more rain

BOULDER, Colo. November 20, 2017 - Major clusters of summertime thunderstorms in North America will grow larger, more intense, and more frequent later this...