Enviro

New research suggests forests, like humans, require a balanced diet

Morgantown, WV, Dec. 19, 2018 - The world's forests are on a fast food diet of carbon dioxide, which is currently causing them to...

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....

Coalition of Scientists Condemn Georgia State Sanctioned Coyote Slaughter Commenced March 1

ATLANTA, GA, March 2, 2017 - In a letter to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), eighteen scientists with Project Coyote condemned the state agency-sanctioned...

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...

Sysco, US Foods fail Greenpeace seafood sustainability ranking despite industry-wide improvements

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 24, 2017 - In the second edition of its Sea of Distress report released today, Greenpeace found that some foodservice industry...

4.4 million people in the U.S. are exposed to pollution from waste incinerators

New York / Berkeley, May 21, 2019 — The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City has uncovered...

Greenpeace reactive on Amazon forest fires

São Paulo, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2019 – Over the past days, forest fires have been ravaging the Brazilian Amazon region. The number of fire...

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...

Trump Aims to Make Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Permanent EPA Chief

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2019 - President Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler today to be the permanent administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former coal industry...
The rufous-capped warbler is abundant in forested working landscapes and protected areas of Costa Rica. (Daniel Karp/UC Davis)

Working Landscapes Can Support Diverse Bird Species

June 5, 2019 - Privately owned, fragmented forests in Costa Rica can support as many vulnerable bird species as can nearby nature reserves, according...

Arctic permafrost set for faster carbon leak

LONDON, July 20, 2018 - The Arctic permafrost – a frozen store of at least half the planet’s organic carbon – could be about...

Fate of Bison Range in Interior Zinke’s Hands

WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2017 - It is now up to new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to decide how the government will respond to...

A Win-Win for Spotted Owls and Forest Management

October 4, 2017 - Remote sensing technology has detected what could be a win for both spotted owls and forestry management, according to a...

CAP Report Offers Recommendations to Restore Health of Damaged Rivers and Streams in the...

Washington, D.C. April 9, 2018 — With the health of rivers in the American West bordering on a crisis, the Center for American Progress...

Proposed Rewrites to the Endangered Species Act Deny Science, Federal Oversight

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2018 – Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) wants to drastically rewrite the Endangered Species Act (ESA), our nation’s most effective law for...

Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Expanded

GREAT FALLS, Mont. Sept. 10, 2019 — Conservation groups today expanded their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s illegal approval of the Keystone XL...

Gray wolves documented on Oregon’s Mt. Hood

January 17, 2018 - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced yesterday that two gray wolves have been documented on the Mt. Hood...

Consumer food choices can help reduce greenhouse emissions contributing to climate change

HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON, June 7, 2018—Changes in diet have been proposed as a way to reduce carbon emissions from the food system. But...

Report: Oil, gas companies could be using public lands to pad bottom line at...

Washington, D.C. August 29, 2018 - Oil and gas companies could be using America’s public lands to pad their own bottom lines at the...

Monitoring programs massively underestimate human impact on biodiversity

March 20, 2017 - Some of them count the birds at a winter feeder, others walk along a stipulated route, summer after summer, to...