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Shock decline in flying insects

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2017 - The mass of flying insects in parts of Germany has fallen by three-quarters in the last 27 years. Since the...

U.S. Ocean Observation Critical to Understanding Climate Change, But Lacks Long-Term National Planning

WASHINGTON October 20, 2017 - The ocean plays a critical role in climate and weather, serving as a massive reservoir of heat and water...

Court Upholds Critical Protections for Recommended Wilderness in Northwest Montana and Northern Idaho

MISSOULA, Mont. October 19, 2017 - A federal judge today upheld important protections for some of the last unspoiled areas of the Kootenai National...

Geologic evidence is the forerunner of ominous prospects for a warming earth

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Oct. 16, 2017 - While strong seasonal hurricanes have devastated many of the Caribbean and Bahamian islands this year, geologic studies on...

Lawsuit to Ground Excessive National Park Overflights

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 4, 2017 - The Federal Aviation Administration has fallen down on its job of protecting national parks, visitors, and nearby residents...

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...

Flights worldwide face increased risk of severe turbulence due to climate change

WASHINGTON D.C. Oct. 4, 2017 - Flights all around the world could be encountering lots more turbulence in the future, according to the first...

Air pollution and poverty stack the deck for ADHD

Oct. 4, 2017 - Scientists at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School of Public Health report the first...

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...

More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population in the American continent...

Sept. 28, 2017 - More than a 38 % of the Neotropical parrot population of the American continent (Neotropic) is endangered due the impact...

Preservation of floodplains is flood protection

Sept. 27, 2017 - The silting of rivers and streams leads to problems for fish, mussels, and other aquatic organisms because their habitats disappear....

Sponges, urban forests and air corridors: how nature can cool cities

LONDON, September 26, 2017 - As China battles the twin challenges of rapid city growth and extreme weather, it is adopting a new tactic:...

In Federal Lawsuit, Colorado River Seeks Recognition of its Legal Rights to Exist, Restoration

MERCERSBURG, PA, Sept. 21, 2017 - The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) is serving as a legal adviser for the first-in-the-nation lawsuit in which a...

Senate Republicans Attack Environmental Safeguards for Power Line Rights-of-way on Public Lands

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2017 — The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on two anti-public lands bills, S. 1460 and H.R. 1873,...

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Landmark Ruling on Public Lands and Climate...

WASHINGTON - Today, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must reassess its analysis of the...

Watchdog Group’s GPS Trackers Find More Fake Electronics Recyclers in U.S. Sending e-Waste to...

SEATTLE, WA, Sept. 14, 2017 - Following their exposé last year entitled "Scam Recycling" employing 205 GPS tracking devices placed inside electronic waste to...

Increases in Wildfire-Caused Erosion Could Impact Water Supply and Quality in the West

September 8, 2017 - A growing number of wildfire-burned areas throughout the western United States are expected to increase soil erosion rates within watersheds,...

Ship exhaust makes oceanic thunderstorms more intense

WASHINGTON D.C. Sept. 7, 2017 -- Thunderstorms directly above two of the world's busiest shipping lanes are significantly more powerful than storms in areas...

Trump, Pruitt Slash EPA Staff to 30-Year Lows as Drinking Water, Climate Change Crises...

Sept. 6, 2017 - By October of this year, the staff at the Environmental Protection Agency will be reduced to levels not seen since...

August roundup of Trump’s unprecedented environmental attacks

Sept. 5, 2017 - While members of Congress were back home for August recess, the Trump administration continued to level unprecedented attacks on the...