• Goldman Environmental Prize Rewards Brave Activists
  • Health Officials Warn ‘Throw Romaine Lettuce Away’
  • Chemical Industry Reaches for Sustainability
  • Earth Day 2018 Targets Pollution by Plastic
  • Climate Change Is Killing the Great Barrier Reef
  • Environmental Advocate, Attorney Commits Suicide By Fire
  • UN Champions Rights of Environmental Defenders

Goldman Environmental Prize Rewards Brave Activists

SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 24, 2018 (ENS) – The Goldman Environmental Foundation Monday announced seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. The honor comes with a no-strings-attached award of US$175,000 per recipient.

Health Officials Warn ‘Throw Romaine Lettuce Away’

ATLANTA, Georgia, April 21, 2018 (ENS) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illness linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona.

Chemical Industry Reaches for Sustainability

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 19, 2018 (ENS) – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, WBCSD, is launching a first-of-its-kind guidance for the chemical industry to help the industry assess sustainability “signals” across their entire product portfolio, then steer their portfolio towards improved sustainability outcomes.

Earth Day 2018 Targets Pollution by Plastic

WASHINGTON, DC, April 18, 2018 (ENS) – Celebrated on Sunday, April 22, this year’s Earth Day theme is End Plastic Pollution by fundamentally changing human attitudes and behaviors to reduce plastic pollution.

Climate Change Is Killing the Great Barrier Reef

TOWNSVILLE, Queensland, Australia, April 18, 2018 (ENS) – Corals on the northern part of the world’s largest coral reef, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, experienced a catastrophic die-off following the extended marine heatwave of 2016, finds a new study published online today in the journal “Nature.”

Environmental Advocate, Attorney Commits Suicide By Fire

NEW YORK, New York, April 16, 2018 (ENS) – A high-profile gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday to protest the environmental destruction of global warming.

UN Champions Rights of Environmental Defenders

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 13, 2018 (ENS) – In every week of 2017 at least four people were killed defending their right to a clean and healthy environment. Many more were harassed, intimidated and forced from their lands. Roughly half of the 197 environmental defenders killed in 2017 came from indigenous and local communities.

 

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