Enviro

Climate change already accelerating sea level rise, study finds

BOULDER, Colo. Aug. 10, 2016 -- Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far...

August 8th is Earth Overshoot Day this year

OAKLAND, Calif. AUGUST 8, 2016 - By August 8, humanity will have used up nature’s budget for the entire year, according to data from...

Megadam in the heart of Amazon is cancelled

BRASILIA, Brazil, Aug. 4, 2016 - Today the Brazilian environmental agency, IBAMA, announced the licensing process to build the São Luiz do Tapajós (SLT),...

Melting ice sheet could release frozen Cold War-era waste

Aug. 4, 2016 - Camp Century, a U.S. military base built within the Greenland Ice Sheet in 1959, doubled as a top-secret site for...

Princeton-UCLA study finds gray wolves should remain protected

August 1, 2016 - Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Los Angeles who investigated the genetic ancestry of North America's wild canines have...

Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

July 31, 2016 - In a study published in Scientific Reports, scientists discovered impressive abundance and diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in...

Rice crops that can save farmers money and cut pollution

July 31, 2016 - A new U of T Scarborough study has identified "superstar" varieties of rice that can reduce fertilizer loss and cut down...

Army Corps Recommends Denial of Essential Permit for Rosemont Mine in Arizona

TUCSON, AZ, July 29, 2016 -  In an important development in the effort to save America’s only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of...