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Win for wildlife: Court rules against unrestricted motorized travel in Santa Fe National Forest

Archived, 6 days ago From biologicaldiversity.org 

Tucson, ARIZONA - In a victory for wildlife and wild places, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by off-road vehicle interests of a federal plan for motorized access to the Santa Fe National Forest. A coalition of environmental groups, r ...

China's anti-pollution tech is booming, but it can't make dirty air go away

Archived, 6 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - Behind a red wooden door, down a Beijing alley, lies what is allegedly the cleanest air spot in the smog-sodden city. Numerous air purifiers gently whir in the Breathing Space Courtyard, in the Chinese capital’s Beixinqiao area.

Dotted ...

Emerging threat from climate change: ocean oxygen levels are starting to drop

Archived, 6 days ago From smh.com.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - Just when you thought you had most of the threats from climate change covered.

We are looking on now as warming oceans stress the world's coral reefs, prompting them to turn white, including our Great Barrier Reef.

We al ...

Coral reefs are dying – just when we need them most

Archived, 7 days ago From csmonitor.com 

Boston, MASSACHUSETTS - Coral reefs around the world are rapidly dying – just when humans need their protective services the most.

The plight of the world's reefs has become all too clear this month with news from the Australia that the 30 to 50 percent of th ...

Lawsuit launched to fight dangerous sulfur, nitrogen pollution

Archived, 7 days ago From biologicaldiversity.org 

Tucson, ARIZONA - Conservation and public-health groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency because the agency has failed to update air-pollution thresholds for sulfur and nitrogen. Standards for the dangerous air pollutant ...

Greenpeace calls for legal action against rogue palm oil producer and trader IOI

Archived, 7 days ago From greenpeace.org 

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - Earlier this month, field investigations by Greenpeace Indonesia into IOI’s PT Bumi Sawit Sejahtera (PT BSS) concession revealed ongoing drainage and development of peatlands, undermining efforts to reduce the risk of fire and haze in the region.

Paris introduces once a month ban on cars in bid to tackle air pollution

Archived, 7 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - The Champs-Elysees – often described as ‘world’s most beautiful avenue’ – will soon be closed to traffic once a month as the city tackles its air pollution problem.

The famous boulevard, along with four other areas, is one of nine new ...

APP committed to stopping haze and zero deforestation

Archived, 7 days ago From todayonline.com 

Andrew Road, SINGAPORE - The haze, which blanketed the region last year, was a catastrophe for the environment, the economy and, most importantly, people’s lives.

As a company, we were deeply affected by the events last year, and have intensified our efforts t ...

India drought: Greenpeace issues SOS for drinking water amidst life-threatening famine

Archived, 7 days ago From ibtimes.co.uk 

London, U K - Greenpeace has issued a clarion call to the Indian government to prioritise drinking water for its 330 million people currently in the grip of a devastating drought. At least 12 Indian states are believed to be facing famine and experts have warned t ...

Leonardo DiCaprio’s plea to world leaders on climate change: “No more talks, no more excuses”

Archived, 8 days ago From natureworldnews.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio has once again voiced out his sentiments regarding climate change during his five-minute speech at the UN General Assembly in New York in line with the signing of Paris Agreement on Climate Change, urging leaders to tac ...

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West Antarctic ice sheet could melt rapidly

Action: Climate Change

For half a century, climate scientists have seen the West Antarctic ice sheet, a remnant of the last ice age, as a sword of D ...

The U.S.' only jaguar could lose its home to a copper mine

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Can a mile-wide, 3,000-foot-deep open pit copper mine blasted into the Arizona desert coexist with the sole jaguar to roam th ...

How human greed is destroying vast swathes of a rainforest dubbed 'the earth's lungs' - pushing the Sumatran orangutan one step closer to extinction

Action: Stop Deforestation

The orphaned orangutan sits quietly as the vet listens to his heartbeat - barely moving, bedraggled, seemingly on the point o ...

Demand clean water for Flint and across the U.S.

Action: Stop Pollution

Two years ago this month, officials in Flint, Michigan, flipped the switch on the faulty new water system that led to the tra ...

The vaquita could go extinct this year as totoaba poaching continues to increase

Action: Save Our Oceans

China’s demand for swim bladders from a giant Mexican fish called the totoaba is putting the species at risk. It’s also pushi ...

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