• Poachers Poison Elephants in Zimbabwe National Park
  • Finland Makes Fuel Out of CO2 Captured From the Air
  • Polish Government Chops Down Europe’s Primeval Forest
  • Judge: Dakota Access Pipeline Permit Legally Flawed
  • Zinke Wants to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument
  • Goldman Sachs to Power Up With 100% Renewables
  • Scientists Publish 2,000 Year Record of 43 Climate Gases

Poachers Poison Elephants in Zimbabwe National Park

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe, June 26, 2017 (ENS) – More than 14 elephants, including a mother and her young calf, have been poisoned in and around Zimbabwe’s premier game reserve, Hwange National Park. Most of the poisoned elephants died near the south of the park. Some had their tusks hacked off.

Finland Makes Fuel Out of CO2 Captured From the Air

ESPOO, Finland, June 24, 2017 (ENS) – A unique demonstration plant in Finland has proven that carbon dioxide (CO2) can be taken directly from the air and used to produce renewable fuels and chemicals.

Polish Government Chops Down Europe’s Primeval Forest

WARSAW, Poland, June 22, 2017 (ENS) – European environmentalists are ringing alarm bells to alert the world to what they say is a “nightmare” of destructive logging in the Bialoweza primeval forest on the border between Poland and Belarus.

Judge: Dakota Access Pipeline Permit Legally Flawed

WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2017 (ENS) – A federal judge has ruled that the environmental review of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline is insufficient and must be reconsidered. The ruling is being hailed as a major victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its allies.

Zinke Wants to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – The 1.3 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument designated by President Barack Obama last December in Utah should be “right-sized,” Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended to President Donald Trump.

Goldman Sachs to Power Up With 100% Renewables

NEW YORK, New York, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – The global investment banking, securities and investment management firm Goldman Sachs today took a step towards fulfilling its commitment to supplying the firm’s global electricity needs entirely with renewable energy.

Scientists Publish 2,000 Year Record of 43 Climate Gases

CANBERRA, Australia, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – Comprehensive records tracking changes in all 43 greenhouse gases that contribute to human-induced climate change back 2,000 years are now available to the public as a result of research conducted by an international team of scientists led by Australians.

 

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Poachers Poison Elephants in Zimbabwe National Park

Poachers Poison Elephants in Zimbabwe National Park

  By Adam Cruise HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe, June 26, 2017 (ENS) – More than 14 elephants, including a mother and her young calf, have been poisoned in and around Zimbabwe’s premier game reserve, Hwange National Park. Most of...

 

Finland Makes Fuel Out of CO2 Captured From the Air

Finland Makes Fuel Out of CO2 Captured From the Air

  ESPOO, Finland, June 24, 2017 (ENS) – A unique demonstration plant in Finland has proven that carbon dioxide (CO2) can be taken directly from the air and used to produce renewable fuels and chemicals. The Soletair demo plant developed...

 

Polish Government Chops Down Europe’s Primeval Forest

Polish Government Chops Down Europe’s Primeval Forest

  WARSAW, Poland, June 22, 2017 (ENS) – European environmentalists are ringing alarm bells to alert the world to what they say is a “nightmare” of destructive logging in the Bialoweza primeval forest on the border between...

 

Judge: Dakota Access Pipeline Permit Legally Flawed

Judge: Dakota Access Pipeline Permit Legally Flawed

  WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2017 (ENS) – A federal judge has ruled that the environmental review of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, DAPL, is insufficient and must be reconsidered. The ruling is being hailed as a major victory...

 

Zinke Wants to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

Zinke Wants to Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

  WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – The 1.3 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument designated by President Barack Obama last December in Utah should be “right-sized,” Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has recommended...

 

Goldman Sachs to Power Up With 100% Renewables

Goldman Sachs to Power Up With 100% Renewables

  NEW YORK, New York, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – The global investment banking, securities and investment management firm Goldman Sachs today took a step towards fulfilling its commitment to supplying the firm’s global electricity needs...

 

Scientists Publish 2,000 Year Record of 43 Climate Gases

Scientists Publish 2,000 Year Record of 43 Climate Gases

  CANBERRA, Australia, June 13, 2017 (ENS) – Comprehensive records tracking changes in all 43 greenhouse gases that contribute to human-induced climate change back 2,000 years are now available to the public as a result of research...

 

All Nations Agree to Restore Ocean Health

All Nations Agree to Restore Ocean Health

  By Suzanne Maxx NEW YORK, New York, June 12, 2017 (ENS) – The 193 Member States of the United Nations agreed by consensus to a 14 point Call for Action that will begin the reversal of the decline of the ocean’s health at the conclusion...

 

Up to Four Major Atlantic Hurricanes Forecast for 2017

Up to Four Major Atlantic Hurricanes Forecast for 2017

  COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, June 10, 2017 (ENS) – The Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea could experience another above-normal hurricane season this year, according to forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center in College Park. Last...

 

UN Oceans Conference Opens on World Environment Day

UN Oceans Conference Opens on World Environment Day

  NEW YORK, New York, June 5, 2017 (ENS) – “This is our environment. It is the keystone of a sustainable future. Without a healthy environment we cannot end poverty or build prosperity,” said Secretary-General António...

 

States, Cities Intensify Climate Protection Efforts

States, Cities Intensify Climate Protection Efforts

  SACRAMENTO, California, June 4, 2017 (ENS) – As President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the UN’s Paris Agreement on Climate, U.S. states and cities and subnational jurisdictions on six continents are filling...

 

Colorado Groups Sue to Keep Public Out of Rocky Flats

Colorado Groups Sue to Keep Public Out of Rocky Flats

  BOULDER, Colorado, June 2, 2017 (ENS) – Citing the threat to human health from radioactive and toxic contaminants at the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production facility, five Colorado groups have filed for a preliminary injunction...

 

Notorious Congo Ivory Trafficker Convicted, Jailed

Notorious Congo Ivory Trafficker Convicted, Jailed

  BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo, June 2, 2017 (ENS) – Northern Congo’s infamous elephant poacher and ivory trafficker Daring Dissaka, 39, has been convicted and sentenced to five years in prison. Connected to international ivory...

 

Trump: U.S. Will Exit Paris Climate Accord

Trump: U.S. Will Exit Paris Climate Accord

  WASHINGTON, DC, June 2, 2017 (ENS) – President Donald Trump has decided to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on Climate, signed by 195 nations and formally joined by 147 of them, including the United States. The...

 

Baby Teeth Link Autism and Heavy Metals Exposure

Baby Teeth Link Autism and Heavy Metals Exposure

  NEW YORK, New York, June 1, 2017 (ENS) – Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children without autism, according to an innovative...

 

Fiji’s Eco-Resorts Lead the Way to a Green Economy

Fiji’s Eco-Resorts Lead the Way to a Green Economy

  By Suzanne Maxx SUVA, Fiji, May 31, 2017 (ENS) – The eco-resorts of Fiji blend the pristine ecology of the blue Pacific with the economical beauty of a simple life. They lead the world’s eco-tourism industry with a formula...

 

Australia Forms Electric Vehicle Council to Popularize EVs

Australia Forms Electric Vehicle Council to Popularize EVs

  CANBERRA, Australia, May 30, 2017 (ENS) – A new national body that aims to drive the uptake of electric vehicles in Australia has been officially launched in Canberra. The Electric Vehicle Council is an industry-led organization...

 

G7: Trump Refuses to Endorse Paris Climate Pact

G7: Trump Refuses to Endorse Paris Climate Pact

  TAORMINA, Italy, May 28, 2017 (ENS) – Leaders of the world’s seven wealthiest democracies have failed in a concerted effort to persuade President Donald Trump to endorse the landmark Paris Agreement on Climate. This accord received...

 

Trump’s 2018 Budget Would ‘Devastate’ Environment

Trump’s 2018 Budget Would ‘Devastate’ Environment

  WASHINGTON, DC, May 24, 2017 (ENS) – President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress, released in detail Tuesday, has Americans who care about the environment and public health up in arms. The...

 

Fate of World’s Wildlife Hangs on Sustainable Tourism

Fate of World’s Wildlife Hangs on Sustainable Tourism

  MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, May 23, 2017 (ENS) – “While wildlife keeps all of us alive, its future is squarely in our hands,” says John Scanlon, who heads the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, CITES....

 
 
 
 

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