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BP Oil Drill Request Near Australian Bight Smacked Down In Environmental Win

BP Oil Drill Request Near Australian Bight Smacked Down In Environmental Win
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Environmental Crimes Are Netting Criminals $200B Annually, But No One Is Taking It Seriously

Environmental Crimes Are Netting Criminals $200B Annually, But No One Is Taking It Seriously
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Solar Power Isn’t The Bird Killer It Was Painted To Be Afterall

When solar power towers were introduced, it wasn’t long before they gained a reputation of being harmful to birds. Reports from 2014 indicated that birds ...

Drones Could Have Unforeseen Impacts On Wild Animals And Their Environments

Recreational drones are becoming more popular, and it’s not just people who are taking notice. Wild animals are starting to have more frequent encounters with...

JFK Airport Creating Its Own Farm To The Delight Of Commuters

JetBlue Airways, which knows all about transporting people from the city to the country and vice versa, is now embarking on a project which will quite literally...

Environmentalists Praise The Trans-Pacific Partnership For Wildlife Protections

While some environmentalists believe that the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal (TPP) did not go far enough in its provisions to protect the environ...

Scientists Using Sound Recordings To Monitor Rainforest

In Papua New Guinea, researchers from the Nature Conservancy are keeping track of the health of the rainforest by listening to its 24 hour soundtrack. For 1...

Dolphins Are Rapidly Dying Because Of Dangerous New Fishing Practice

Electrofishing is killing off many fish, and the practice is starting to disrupt the food source for dolphins. Electrofishing refers to the technique of send...

Volkswagen Now Admits Over 11 Million Vehicles Are Affected By Its Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen has announced that more than 11 million of its diesel cars were involved in the recent emissions scandal, a number far more than previously acknowled...

Cypress Trees Could Be The Answer To California's Devastating Wildfires

In efforts to stop repeats of this summer’s deadly and devastating wildfires that have scorched millions of acres in California, Washington State and Alaska, ...

Study Finds Air Pollution Is Responsible For A Stunning Number Of Deaths Each Year

A recent study revealed that more than 3 million people die as a result of outdoor air pollution each year, a total that is more than malaria and HIV/AIDS combi...

Court Orders Navy To Stop Using Sonar Linked To Harming Marine Mammals

A U.S. federal court has ruled against the Navy’s use of sonar off the coast of Southern California and Hawaii in a practice that interferes with sea animals ...

Native Canadians Enact Their Own Ban As Government Continues To Allow Trophy Hunting Of Grizzly Bears

A showdown between hunters and Canadian indigenous tribes in British Columbia (BC) is looming ahead of the upcoming grizzly bear hunting season. The tribes have...

California Drops Tough New Vehicle Emissions Standards After Intense Oil Industry Lobby Efforts

In a major setback for environmentalists, California has dropped proposed legislation that sought to require a 50% reduction in petroleum use in motor vehicles ...

Canada Just Cut Off Vital Water Supplies To Severely Curb Fracking

Canadian fracking firm Nexen had its water use license cancelled by the BC Environmental Appeal Board (BCEA )in a potentially precedent-setting decision. BCEA c...