Enviro

Clean Cars Rollback: Trump Plan Purports to Save Lives by Making It Too Expensive...

Aug. 16, 2018 - Since being implemented in 2012, the Obama-era fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards, also known as clean car standards,...

Amsterdam, Austin, Berlin, Jakarta and Liverpool commit to rid fossil fuels from city streets...

London, UK September 18, 2019 -  Amsterdam, Netherlands; Austin, USA; Berlin, Germany; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Liverpool, UK have today announced ambitious targets to make their...

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules

May 13, 2019 - Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied...

Bear Mauling Does Not Deter Park OK of New Trail Run

Washington, DC May 1, 2017 - Just months after a female runner was mauled by a black bear during a race through a national...

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...

Conservation Groups Urge Interior Secretary Zinke to Round Up Bundy’s Trespassing Cattle

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2018 — Conservation groups today called on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to round up and remove the cattle of rancher...

BLM Drops Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments, Plans to Return Some Horses & Burros to...

BURNS, OR, Feb. 19, 2019 - Wild horse advocacy groups are hailing an announcement Friday by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to officially...

Fishermen on Front Lines of Climate Change Reveal Impact of Warming Oceans

Washington, D.C. Sept. 10, 2018 — In a new report from the Center for American Progress, fishermen on the front lines of climate change—from...

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2019 – Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next climate change-driven incident...

Study: Added Arctic data show warming didn’t pause

November 20, 2017 - Gaps in Arctic temperature data caused a misperception that global warming slowed from 1998 to 2012, according to a new...

Climate change, overharvesting may doom a pricey parasite, Stanford researchers find

October 22, 2018 - A parasitic fungus that grows wild throughout the Himalayas and sells for more than its weight in gold could vanish...

In the 11th Hour Court, Halts Copper Mine from Desecrating Native American Tribes’...

Tucson, AZ August 1, 2019 - Last night a judge ruled in favor of three Native American Tribes’ challenge to the U.S. Forest Service’s...

A victory for Lewis Pugh’s ‘Speedo diplomacy’ as Russia and the world agree monumental...

October 27, 2016 - After five years of protracted negotiations, and tireless ‘Speedo diplomacy’ from endurance swimmer and UN Environment's Patron of the Oceans...

Mussel Loss Threatens Health of Creeks in Western North America

PORTLAND, Ore. October 30, 2017 - Freshwater mussels filter water, keeping it clean and clear for salmon and other aquatic wildlife. A study published...

Recent Explosion of Poultry Factory Farms in N.C. Piles Manure from 515.3M Chickens Onto...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2019  – North Carolina, a state known for the devastating environmental and public health impacts of industrial-scale hog production, now has...

In Rare Good News for World’s Wildlife, Treaty Meeting Is Huge Success

GENEVA, Aug. 28, 2019 — As the 18th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) wraps up in Geneva today,...

Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of First Liquefied Natural Gas by Rail Project in U.S.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016— Before Alaska Railroad shipped liquefied natural gas (LNG) in September — the first rail shipment of LNG in U.S. history...

More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent...

Sept. 28, 2017 - More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population of the American continent (Neotropic) is endangered due the impact...

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...

Study shows continuing impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil spill

April 22, 2019 - Findings reveal that restoration of marsh vegetation is key to overall recovery Nine years ago —April 20, 2010—crude oil began leaking...