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  • Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy

    Wed 7:25pm By Guest
    By EPA.gov Does not create any new permitting requirements and maintains all previous exemptions and exclusions In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule ……
  • Get a (Red) Nose Job

    May 21, 2015, 12:21 am By Susan Colby
    May 21, 2015 is the inaugural USA Red Nose Day It’s a tough act to follow… For 30 years, the Brits with all their dour, dry humor, have raked in mega bucks in their Red Nose Day, a fundraiser for … Continue reading →
  • Rhino Return to Samburu

    May 18, 2015, 12:59 pm By Guest
    By Wanjiku Kinuthia Lewa Wildlife Conservancy Critically endangered black rhino reintroduced to a native habitat 25 years after the last individual was poached in the area Monday (May 18, 2015) the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT)…
  • Link Forests into Food Security Efforts, UN Told

    May 13, 2015, 6:53 pm By Guest
    By SciDevNet International efforts to address food insecurity must pay more attention to the role forests play in food production, say a panel of scientists. A report issued on 6 May (see video) by the International Union of Forest Research … Continue…
  • Human Security at Risk as Soil Depletion Accelerates, Scientists Warn

    May 7, 2015, 5:13 pm By Guest
    By Sarah Yang UC Berkeley News Center Scientists warn that humans have been depleting soil at rates that are orders of magnitude greater than our current ability to replenish it. They say that fixing this imbalance is critical to global … Continue reading…
  • New Insight on Ground Shaking from Man-Made Earthquakes

    Mon 1:31pm By Guest
    U.S. Geological Survey Significant strides in science have been made to better understand potential ground shaking from induced earthquakes, which are earthquakes triggered by man-made practices. Earthquake activity has sharply increased since 2009 in the…
  • Remarks by President Obama on the Impacts of Climate Change

    Apr 23, 2015, 2:07 pm By Guest
    White House.gov The Everglades, Florida, Earth Day, April 22, 2015 THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! Please have a seat. It’s good to be back in Florida. So I can’t think of a better way to spend Earth Day than in one … Continue reading →
  • NASA Joins Forces to Put Satellite Eyes of Threat to U.S. Freshwater

    Apr 10, 2015, 6:12 am By Guest
    NASA NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean biology into information that will help protect the…
  • Wind Vision: New Report Highlights a Robust Wind Energy Future

    Apr 9, 2015, 8:48 am By Guest
    By Jose Zayas Energy.gov With utility-scale wind turbines installed in 39 states, wind energy accounts for 4.5 percent of our nation’s annual electricity generation. At this level, wind energy already supports more than 50,000 industry-related jobs in…
  • Canada Faces 70 Percent Glacier Loss by 2100

    Apr 8, 2015, 7:38 am By Guest
    By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams New report finds glacier loss could have profound impact on natural ecosystems and access to drinking water Canadian glaciers may shrink by 70 percent by the end of the century, a development which could have … Continue reading…
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