Enviro

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...

Park Service Pours Bucket of Mush on Effigy Mounds Scandal

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 15, 2016 - The National Park Service has exonerated all of its current employees from blame for the largest official mass...

Ecosystems in the Southeastern U.S. Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

August 15, 2016 - At least several southeastern U.S. ecosystems are highly vulnerable to the impacts of present and future climate change, according to...

Local Groups File Challenge to Protect Sunset Beach and Bird Island

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. August 11, 2016 - On behalf of the Sunset Beach Taxpayers Association and North Carolina Coastal Federation, the Southern Environmental Law...

Historically robust natural ecosystems could collapse due to climate change and human activity

Aug. 11, 2016 - Global change will strike the oldest and most complex ecosystems of the world hardest, regardless of their past stability. This...

Guns, nets, and bulldozers: Three-quarters of the world’s threatened species are imperiled from agriculture,...

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2016 - Less than a month away from the kick-off the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, a team of...

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...

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...