Enviro

Greenpeace Canada peaceful blockade of oil tanker ends with arrests

UNCEDED COAST SALISH TERRITORIES/VANCOUVER, July 4, 2018 -  The Greenpeace Canada aerial bridge blockade in the path of the Trans Mountain tar sands oil...

Senate Approves Trump Climate Skeptic To Run Environmental Enforcement at Justice Dept

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 – A climate change skeptic who once labeled President Obama’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions a communist plot is...

It’s “America Recycles Day.” Is the United States set up for recycling success?

November 15, 2018 - While a recent survey says that 94 percent of Americans support recycling and 74 percent say it should be a...

Republicans Advance Three Bills Attacking Forests, Public Lands

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 — The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will consider legislation Wednesday that would weaken environmental safeguards on, or...

Worldwide Call for G20 ‘International Whaling Intervention’ as Summit Host Japan Launches New Whale...

Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019 — Celebrities and animal conservation and welfare NGOs from across the globe are calling for an “international whaling intervention”...

Chair Grijalva Cheers Environmental Funding Bills as House Appropriators Provide Strong Conservation Support, Oversight...

Washington D.C. May 22, 2019 – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today thanked the House Appropriations Committee for increasing environmental funding in a pair...

Greenpeace submarine captures rare footage of the Antarctic seafloor ‘carpeted with life’

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 24, 2018 - Greenpeace International has released its first submarine footage from a part of the Antarctic seafloor never before visited...

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...

Predicting climate impacts on ecosystems will require scientists to widen the lens

Oct. 24, 2016 - Most research on climate change ecology is limited to the impacts of a single climate variable, such as temperature or...

Trump Administration Attempts to Delay Juliana v. U.S. Trial by Pleading with the Ninth...

Eugene, Oregon, Oct. 12, 2018 - Today, the Trump administration filed a third writ of mandamus petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

Light pollution as a new threat to pollination

Aug. 2, 2017 - Artificial light disrupts nocturnal pollination and leads to a reduced number of fruits produced by the plant. This loss of...

1.4 Million Acres of Alaska Public Lands Auctioned for Fossil Fuels

ANCHORAGE, Dec. 14, 2016 - The Bureau of Land Management today auctioned off oil and gas leases across 1.4 million acres of public lands...

Climate change increases lethal dehydration risk in desert songbirds

RENO, Nev. Jan. 13, 2017 -  As the Earth warms from climate change, the risk of lethal dehydration and mass die-offs of songbirds during...

Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise (VIDEO)

Aug. 27, 2018 - More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the world between 2004 and 2016, according to a new study...

Oil spill impacts may perturb entire food webs

July 10, 2017 - Oil spills not only have a direct impact on species and habitats, but may also set off a cascade of...

National Archives Urged to Reject Trump Administration Plan to Destroy Key Records on Endangered...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity and 10 other groups are opposing a...

VIDEO: Emmy Nominee Yvonne Strahovski Calls for Permanent Protection of Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON, AZ, Aug. 21, 2018 – Emmy-nominated actress Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) stars in a new video out today calling for protection...

Seabed mining could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems

Jan. 23, 2018 - Mining on the ocean floor could do irreversible damage to deep-sea ecosystems, says a new study of seabed mining proposals...

Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

WASHINGTON, DC, July 6, 2017 - Well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments yesterday rejecting the commercialization of...

Greenpeace reveals new images of life in the Amazon Reef; Calls on oil giant...

Amapá state, Brazil, April 23, 2018 - A scientific expedition carried out by the Greenpeace ship Esperanza captured new images of the northern sector...