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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...

Reservoirs are a major source of greenhouse gases

Oct. 5, 2016 - Over 1 million dams exist worldwide. These structures have numerous environmental effects, and there is no shortage of research on...

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Caused Widespread Marsh Erosion, Study Shows

DURHAM, NC, Sept. 27, 2016 - The Deepwater Horizon oil spill six years ago caused widespread marsh erosion that may be permanent in some...

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...

National boycott against Nestle and bottled water products launched by the Council of Canadians

Sept. 23, 2016 - The Council of Canadians launched a national boycott campaign against Nestlé in Guelph last night. Guelph and the neighbouring region...

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...

Oceana, SkyTruth and Google launch Global Fishing Watch, first free, online tool to reveal...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2016 – Oceana, SkyTruth and Google today launched the public Beta of Global Fishing Watch, a new online technology platform that...

All Polar Bears Across the Arctic Face Shorter Sea Ice Season

Sept. 14, 2016 - It's no secret that Arctic sea ice is melting. Polar bears, the poster-child for climate change, are among the animals most...

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Sept. 7, 2016 - Climate change played a heavy role in the nightmarish storm that brought a three-day deluge to coastal Louisiana last month,...

Coalition Challenges Water Right Permit for Rock Creek Mine That Would Drain Wilderness Streams

HELENA, Mont. September 6, 2016 - A coalition of conservation groups has objected to a mining company’s request for a state water right permit...

Latest ocean warming review reveals extent of impacts on nature and humans

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi,  September 5, 2016 -  Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on...

Melting glaciers, shifting biomes and dying trees in our national parks – yet we...

September 2, 2016 - Trees are dying across Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks. Glaciers are melting in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in...

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...

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...

New Oceana Animated Maps Show Dolphins and Whales Threatened by Seismic Airgun Blasting in...

WASHINGTON August 24, 2016 - Today, Oceana released new animated maps showing dolphins and whales threatened by proposed seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean....

Years after mining stops, uranium’s legacy lingers on Native land

CROW AGENCY, Mont. Aug. 22, 2016—Editor's Note: This story is part of "Sacred Water," EHN’s ongoing investigation into Native American struggles—and successes—to protect culturally...

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...

Bosnian pine growing in northern Greece is more than 1075 years-old, the oldest known...

Aug. 22, 2016 - Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) growing in the highlands of northern Greece has been dendrocronologically dated to be more than 1075...

Report chronicles vandalism and reckless off-road damage to Nevada’s Gold Butte region

Aug. 19, 2016 - A new report documents damage to Nevada's Gold Butte area, including extensive vandalism of historic and cultural sites and reckless...

Exxon killed the reef: Coastal communities point at fossil fuel industry for killing the...

Aug. 17, 2016 - Divers from coastal communities around the world wrapped crime-scene tape around dead coral reefs during a series of underwater dives...