Archive for: March, 2012

First Global Effort to Fight Environmental Crime Takes Shape

First Global Effort to Fight Environmental Crime Takes Shape

First Global Effort to Fight Environmental Crime Takes Shape LYON, France, March 30, 2012 (ENS) – For the first time, heads of environmental, biodiversity and natural resources agencies from across the world have met with heads...

 

Gulf of Mexico Dolphins Sick, Dying After BP Oil Spill

Gulf of Mexico Dolphins Sick, Dying After BP Oil Spill NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, March 30, 2012 (ENS) – Bottlenose dolphins in Barataria Bay, Louisiana now are showing signs of severe ill health after coming in contact with oily...

 

Chile’s Supreme Court Halts Illegal Wind Farm

Chile’s Supreme Court Halts Illegal Wind Farm

Chile’s Supreme Court Halts Illegal Wind Farm SANTIAGO, Chile, March 29, 2012 (ENS) – Responding to an appeal by indigenous communities of Chiloe Island in southern Chile, the Chilean Supreme Court has ordered the suspension...

 

62 Yellowstone Bison Freed on Indian Reservation in Montana

62 Yellowstone Bison Freed on Indian Reservation in Montana

62 Yellowstone Bison Freed on Indian Reservation in Montana HELENA, Montana, March 29, 2012 (ENS) – After five years in quarantine captivity, 62 Yellowstone bison, one of the most important biological and cultural species...

 

Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012

Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012 SAN JOSE, California, March 29, 2012 (ENS) – “We are in the decade of the hybrid,” EV consultant Dr. Peter Harrop told an audience at this week’s Electric Vehicles...

 

53 Nations Make Progress on Nuclear Security

53 Nations Make Progress on Nuclear Security

53 Nations Make Progress on Nuclear Security SEOUL, South Korea, March 29, 2012 (ENS) – All loose nuclear material the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan, one of the largest nuclear test sites in the world, has...

 

U.S. EPA Puts First Greenhouse Gas Limits on New Power Plants

U.S. EPA Puts First Greenhouse Gas Limits on New Power Plants

U.S. EPA Puts First Greenhouse Gas Limits on New Power Plants WASHINGTON, DC, March 27, 2012 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed the nation’s first Clean Air Act standard for carbon dioxide...

 

Kenya Contains Arson Fires in Parks, Nabs Wildlife Poachers

Kenya Contains Arson Fires in Parks, Nabs Wildlife Poachers

Kenya Contains Arson Fires in Parks, Nabs Wildlife Poachers NAIROBI, Kenya, March 27, 2012 (ENS) – A wildfire raging in the Mt. Kenya National Park since March 15 finally has been contained by government agencies, military...

 

Planet Under Pressure: ‘a Much Hotter Planet’

Planet Under Pressure: ‘a Much Hotter Planet’

Planet Under Pressure: ‘a Much Hotter Planet’ LONDON, UK, March 26, 2012 (ENS) – Scientists at the Planet under Pressure conference in London today added their stern warning to others issued over the past several...

 

Global Forum Links Sustainable Development, Human Rights

Global Forum Links Sustainable Development, Human Rights

Global Forum Links Sustainable Development, Human Rights MANAUS, Brazil, March 26, 2012 (ENS) – Social and environmental activist Bianca Jagger linked the issues of sustainable development and human rights at the Third Global...

 

Nuclear Security Draws World Leaders to Seoul Strategy Session

Nuclear Security Draws World Leaders to Seoul Strategy Session

Nuclear Security Draws World Leaders to Seoul Strategy Session SEOUL, South Korea, March 26, 2012 (ENS) – Nuclear material in the hands of “terrorists and criminal gangs” could “spark a global crisis,”...

 

City of Buffalo Ordered to Stop Polluting Niagara River

City of Buffalo Ordered to Stop Polluting Niagara River BUFFALO, New York, March 26, 2012 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the Buffalo Sewer Authority to comply with federal Clean Water Act requirements...

 

California Energy Deal Yields $100 Million for EV Charging Stations

California Energy Deal Yields $100 Million for EV Charging Stations SACRAMENTO, California, March 26, 2012 (ENS) – California Governor Jerry Brown Friday announced a $120 million dollar settlement with NRG Energy...

 

New Wind Farm Guidelines Split Bird Conservation Community

New Wind Farm Guidelines Split Bird Conservation Community

New Wind Farm Guidelines Split Bird Conservation Community WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2012 (ENS) – The Department of the Interior today released voluntary guidelines aimed at helping wind energy project developers avoid...

 

Food Waste to Fuel Oslo’s City Buses

Food Waste to Fuel Oslo’s City Buses

Food Waste to Fuel Oslo’s City Buses OSLO, Norway, March 23, 2012 (ENS) – Stale bread, banana peels, coffee grounds and other food waste will be transformed into green fuel for Oslo’s city buses starting next year....

 

Sea Shepherd Film: The Eco-Terrorist Who Wasn’t

Sea Shepherd Film: The Eco-Terrorist Who Wasn’t LOS ANGELES, California, March 22, 2012 (ENS) – Captain Paul Watson, a Canadian-born marine mammal conservationist, is not really an “eco-terrorist,” although...

 

‘Water Is Life and Sanitation is Dignity’

‘Water Is Life and Sanitation is Dignity’

‘Water Is Life and Sanitation is Dignity’ NEW YORK, New York, March 22, 2012 (ENS) – Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential to end famine, drought and political instability,...

 

U.S. Forms Water Partnership to Boost National, Global Security

U.S. Forms Water Partnership to Boost National, Global Security

U.S. Forms Water Partnership to Boost National, Global Security WASHINGTON, DC, March 22, 2012 (ENS) – “While wars over water are unlikely within the next 10 years, water challenges – shortages, poor water quality,...

 

Half the World’s Key Nature Sites Still Unprotected

Half the World’s Key Nature Sites Still Unprotected

Half the World’s Key Nature Sites Still Unprotected GLAND, Switzerland, March 22, 2012 (ENS) – Only half of the world’s most important wildlife sites have been fully protected, according to a new study led by BirdLife...

 

WWF: Protect Floodplains to Prevent Disastrous Danube Flooding

WWF: Protect Floodplains to Prevent Disastrous Danube Flooding

WWF: Protect Floodplains to Prevent Disastrous Danube Flooding BUCHAREST, Romania, March 22, 2012 (ENS) – The heavy snowfall and unprecedented low temperatures that hit Central and Eastern Europe this winter are likely to be...

 
 
 
 

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