Enviro

Coffee producers feel the heat

LONDON, October 3, 2017 - The news is quite enough to send any addict reaching for a double espresso: global warming could be about to...

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...

Landmark Report Shows Bee-killing Seed Coatings Aren’t Worth the Harm

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017—A new report, Alternatives to Neonicotinoid Insecticide-Coated Corn Seed: Agroecological Methods are better for Farmers and the Environment, released today from...

New Yellowstone Cell Coverage to Swamp Backcountry

Washington, DC June 20, 2017 - Most every corner of Yellowstone National Park will have strong 4G cell coverage under a multi-site expansion entering...

It’s time to put cactus on the menu

Rome, November 30, 2017 - Cactus pear should be considered as a valuable asset, especially for food and livestock feed in dryland areas. FAO gathered...

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...

Wisconsin Coyote-Killing Contests Need Reining In

Washington, DC June 1, 2017 - Wisconsin’s practice of allowing coyote-killing contests in the midst of habitat for federally-listed endangered gray wolves is fraught...

Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air

Aug. 21, 2017 - Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due...

Environmental Integrity Project Calls on Scott Pruitt to Immediately Resign

Washington, D.C. April 3, 2018 – In light of multiple, growing scandals over EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s mismanagement and misspending at the agency, Environmental...

Report: U.S. Network News Diminishes Urgency, Severity of Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 6, 2019 - When U.S. television news networks discuss climate change and its impacts, few news reports call the phenomena a...

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Trump Rollback of Clean Water Protections

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018— Conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of...

Coalition Submits More Than 800,000 Comments Opposing Trump’s Plan to Weaken the Endangered Species...

WASHINGTON,September 24, 2018 - Today, a broad coalition formally submitted more than 500,000 public comments bringing the total to more than 800,000 comments opposing...

Climate change poised to transform marine and freshwater ecosystems

Rome July 10, 2018 - New analysis and modelling released today by FAO and more than 100 collaborating scientists projects that by 2050...

New Ocelot Den Found

December 27, 2016 - 2016 was an encouraging year for the endangered ocelots of south Texas! Several females with kittens were documented using remote...

Monsanto Sued for Misleading Labeling of Popular Herbicide Roundup

April 11, 2017 - Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as...

Wildlife protection and conservation groups call on Oregon lawmakers to oppose cruel cougar trophy...

Feb. 3, 2017 - A coalition of animal welfare, wildlife protection and conservation groups are calling on Oregon lawmakers to oppose four bills relating...

Space invaders: celestial billboards spark debate about who owns the sky

LONDON, Jan. 31, 2019 - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some day soon, stargazers searching for answers in the night sky might see the logo...

Alaskan Carbon Assessment Has Implications For National Climate Policy

Oct. 5, 2018 - Alaska’s land mass is equal to the size of one-fifth of the continental United States, yet stores about half of the...

Climate change expected to increase premature deaths from air pollution

July 31, 2017 - A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates that future climate change, if left unaddressed,...

Huge permafrost thaw can be limited by ambitious climate targets

April 10, 2017 - Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned -- potentially releasing significant amounts of...