Enviro

Outrage as new shark nets installed today in Northern NSW

Nov. 18, 2016 - The Australian Marine Conservation Society expresses grave concern at a kneejerk decision to exempt the NSW Government from national environmental...

More than half of BLM’s Resource Advisory Councils have failed to meet under Trump...

DENVER October 8, 2019 - For decades, the Bureau of Land Management has relied on Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) to bring together diverse public...

Oceana, SkyTruth and Google launch Global Fishing Watch, first free, online tool to reveal...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2016 – Oceana, SkyTruth and Google today launched the public Beta of Global Fishing Watch, a new online technology platform that...

Mussel Loss Threatens Health of Creeks in Western North America

PORTLAND, Ore. October 30, 2017 - Freshwater mussels filter water, keeping it clean and clear for salmon and other aquatic wildlife. A study published...

Clean Cars Rollback: Trump Plan Purports to Save Lives by Making It Too Expensive...

Aug. 16, 2018 - Since being implemented in 2012, the Obama-era fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards, also known as clean car standards,...

One-Fifth of National Wildlife Refuge Law Enforcement Officers Being Decommissioned

Washington, DC, Sept. 28, 2018 — There will be 20% fewer law enforcement officers policing our national wildlife refuges by the end of this...

Alaskan Voices are Heard on Pebble at Federal Level, But We Demand More

Anchorage, AK, June 19, 2019 - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed amendment 90, being called the “Huffman Amendment,” to the Energy and...

Understanding Migration Requires Understanding Changing Land Systems

Sept. 9, 2019 -  For tens of millions of people, migration is a tough reality. What causes people to migrate away from their home...

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Caused Widespread Marsh Erosion, Study Shows

DURHAM, NC, Sept. 27, 2016 - The Deepwater Horizon oil spill six years ago caused widespread marsh erosion that may be permanent in some...

Blogs on Polar Bears and Sea Ice Reveal Dangerous Gap Between Climate-Change Facts and...

4 Ways to Know Whether a Science Article Is Credible 1) Follow the data. Data trails of skeptics go cold quickly. 2) Follow the money. Some prominent climate...

U.S. Tribes Decry Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion Approval

Seattle, WA, June 18, 2019 —Today, the Canadian government formally approved the construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. This is the latest move...

Stanford experts discuss challenges and opportunities in disposing of waste

April 24, 2019 - Waste ain’t what it used to be. Since China largely closed the door to imported garbage last year, recycling costs...

Ho-Chunk Nation General Council Approves Rights of Nature Constitutional Amendment

MERCERSBURG, PA, Sept. 17, 2018 -  On Saturday, the General Council of the Ho-Chunk Nation voted overwhelmingly --86.9% in favor -- to amend their...

EPA Should Abandon Rulemaking to Distort, Undervalue Benefits of Health Safeguards, Pollution Limits

Washington, D.C.  August 14, 2018 -  EDF and a group of environmental, conservation, and social justice organizations yesterday submitted comments to Environmental Protection Agency...

Stalagmites from Iranian cave foretell grim future for Middle East climate

July 10, 2017 - The results, which include information during the last glacial and interglacial periods, showed that relief from the current dry spell...

Game Over. Canadian Mining Company’s Papua New Guinea Deep Sea Mining Experiment Fails

Papua New Guinea, December 11, 2018 - Nautilus Minerals’ aspirations to be the world's first deep sea mining company sink to the bottom of the ocean on...

Asbestos Imports Surge as Trump White House Moves to Keep Deadly Carcinogen Legal

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 24, 2018 - Asbestos imports to the U.S. soared by nearly 2,000 percent between July and August, according to federal import...

UN designates 2021-2030 ‘Decade of Ocean Science’

Dec. 7, 2017 - The United Nations yesterday designated the years 2021 to 2030 as the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ to...

Guelph study shows endangered sharks, rays further threatened by global food markets

Aug. 25, 2017 - A majority of shark fins and manta ray gills sold around the globe for traditional medicines come from endangered species,...

Recreational Fishing Lobby Pushes Changes That Could Threaten the Health of Fisheries Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2018 - As Congress considers updating the nation’s primary law governing fisheries, some recreational fishing groups are pushing for major...