It may seem like good conservation practice to bolster threatened and key commercial populations of native fish by breeding them in captivity and releasing them into the wild. In fact, it has been standard practice for natural resource managers and fisheries for 150 years, according to a press release from the University of North Carolina […]
Samuel Taylor Coleridge first published the poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in 1798, but, with the world running out of fresh water, the lines, “Water, water, every where, / Ne any drop to drink,” feel timely. Today, the planet is facing an unprecedented water crisis, with global freshwater demand predicted to exceed supply […]
Another train has derailed, this time on the Swinomish Reservation near Anacortes, Washington. The incident, which happened in the early morning hours on Thursday, March 16, has led to a fuel leak estimated by state officials to be around 5,000 gallons. The freight train with BNSF Railway derailed on a berm along Padilla Bay in […]
A new study published in Nature Wednesday found that recovering forests in the Amazon, Central Africa and Borneo had offset the greenhouse gas emissions from slightly more than a quarter of deforestation in those regions over more than three decades.
The Vjosa is a more than 400-kilometer (approximately 250 miles) river that flows from Greece’s Pindus Mountains to Albania’s Adriatic coast through the habitats of otters, Egyptian vultures and Baltic lynxes among more than 1,100 animal species.
From finding nearby water bottle refill stations, to calculating your carbon footprint, to connecting with surplus food headed for the landfill, these apps help you live more sustainably. Tap Have you ever spent the better part of an outing wandering around, looking for somewhere to fill up your reusable water bottle? Or spent money on […]
In response to the Biden administration’s approval of the controversial Willow oil project in Alaska’s Western Arctic on March 13, today nonprofit public interest organization Earthjustice filed a lawsuit on behalf of conservation groups the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace, along with the Natural Resources Defense Council, […]