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Silica-Silver Plastic Film Kills Coronavirus on Contact

Silica-Silver Plastic Film Kills Coronavirus on Contact

  SAO PAULO, Brazil, February 13, 2021 (ENS) – A plastic film that can deactivate 99.99 percent of the virus that causes COVID-19 in 15 minutes has been released by an international team of companies and universities from Brazil and...

 

Biden Lifts Emergency on U.S.-Mexico Border, Stops Wall

Biden Lifts Emergency on U.S.-Mexico Border, Stops Wall

  WASHINGTON, DC, February 11, 2021 (ENS) – A national emergency no longer exists at the U.S. southern border with Mexico; it has been terminated after nearly two years. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden issued a proclamation that...

 

Youth Climate Case Headed for U.S. Supreme Court

Youth Climate Case Headed for U.S. Supreme Court

  EUGENE, Oregon, February 10, 2021 (ENS) – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, without explanation, today denied the request of 21 young people to have a full panel of the court hear their climate case against the U.S. Government. “We...

 

Dreams During Pandemic Reveal Fear, Mental Suffering

Dreams During Pandemic Reveal Fear, Mental Suffering

  SAO PAULO, Brazil, February 10, 2021 (ENS) – Amid the isolation imposed by COVID-19, the brain resorts to dreams in an effort to metabolize the intense emotions experienced during the day and assimilate experiences that favor survival...

 

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

Paradise Closing: Oil Drilling Begins in Okavango Delta

  WINDHOEK, Namibia, February 1, 2021 (ENS) – The fate of one of Africa’s most valuable ecosystems will depend on results from wells being drilled deep into the bedrock beneath the Kalahari Desert of northern Namibia and Botswana...

 

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

President Biden: It’s Time to Act on ‘Climate Crisis’

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2021 (ENS) – “Today is Climate Day at the White House, which means that today is Jobs Day at the White House,” President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday morning. “We’re talking...

 

Seaweed-Loving Crabs Help Restore Caribbean Corals

Seaweed-Loving Crabs Help Restore Caribbean Corals

  MIAMI, Florida, January 28, 2021 (ENS) – With the dangers of climate change increasing at a rapid rate, Caribbean coral reefs are in decline, overcome by seaweed. Now scientists think that they have found a solution for the infested...

 

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

Emergency or Not? Peoples’ Climate Vote Polls 1.2 Million

  NEW YORK, New York, January 27, 2021 (ENS) – “Urgent climate action has broad support amongst people around the globe, across nationalities, age, gender and education levels,” declared United Nations Development Programme...

 

World Leaders Reach for Climate Adaptation Strategies

World Leaders Reach for Climate Adaptation Strategies

  THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, January 26, 2021 (ENS) – As Earth’s climate heats up, a new international coalition is forming to tackle the impacts of global climate change, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday. Johnson...

 

Teens Press Climate Cases in Courts Across the World

Teens Press Climate Cases in Courts Across the World

  EUGENE, Oregon, January 25, 2021 (ENS) – Climate change is worsening by the year, threatening to make the planet unliveable for people now in their teens and early twenties. Because government actions are often at the root of climate...

 

Living Near Trees Prevents Blood Vessel Damage

Living Near Trees Prevents Blood Vessel Damage

  ROCKVILLE, Maryland, January 21, 2021 (ENS) – Living near an abundance of green plants and trees can offset the negative effects of air pollution on blood vessel health, according to a first-of-its-kind study published ahead of...

 

NOAA Triples Gulf of Mexico Marine Sanctuary Area

NOAA Triples Gulf of Mexico Marine Sanctuary Area

  GALVESTON, Texas, January 22, 2021 (ENS) – One of the last acts of the outgoing Trump administration was taken by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, which has tripled the area protected by the Flower Garden...

 

‘Reset Earth’ Animated Film, Game Aims to Inspire Gen Z

‘Reset Earth’ Animated Film, Game Aims to Inspire Gen Z

  NAIROBI, Kenya, January 21, 2021 (ENS) – The United Nations Ozone Secretariat is about the last place a Gen Zer might look for a fun new mobile game, but that’s about to change on Sunday, January 24, World Education Day, when...

 

President Joe Biden Protects Environment on Day One

President Joe Biden Protects Environment on Day One

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 20, 2021 (ENS) – “A cry for survival comes from the planet itself, a cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear,” President Joe Biden declared today in his Inaugural Address...

 

Day One: President Biden to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Day One: President Biden to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 19, 2021 (ENS) – President-elect Joe Biden has a busy day planned for Inauguration Day Wednesday, January 20. A series of executive orders expected from President Biden on his first day in office include...

 

Trump Auctions Off Arctic Refuge Land to Oil Companies

Trump Auctions Off Arctic Refuge Land to Oil Companies

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska, January 14, 2020 (ENS) – The Trump administration has begun to auction off roughly one-third of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling. It is no coincidence that this lease sale was announced...

 

Trash by the Ton Cleared Off Remote Hawaiian Beaches

Trash by the Ton Cleared Off Remote Hawaiian Beaches

  KAUNAKAKAI, Moloka’i, Hawaii, January 13, 2021 (ENS) – In the Hawaiian Islands, the past year was plagued with travel and gathering limitations due to COVID-19, yet The Nature Conservancy’s Hawaii Chapter and partners were...

 

Biden’s Green Team Takes Shape With Race, Gender Firsts

Biden’s Green Team Takes Shape With Race, Gender Firsts

  WASHINGTON, DC, January 13, 2021 (ENS) – President-elect Joe Biden, who takes office on January 20 at noon, has nominated a team of seasoned environmental leaders to fill his Cabinet in positions that will impact the Earth’s...

 

U.S. Hanford Nuclear Site to Glassify Plutonium Waste

U.S. Hanford Nuclear Site to Glassify Plutonium Waste

  RICHLAND, Washington, January 12, 2021 (ENS) – The U.S. Department of Energy is poised to complete a cleanup commitment that has been decades in the making – immobilizing in glass the least radioactive portion of the tank...

 

Guterres Urges Quick Shift: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

Guterres Urges Quick Shift: Fossil Fuels to Renewables

  NEW YORK, New York, January 11, 2021 (ENS) – Building a global coalition for carbon neutrality by mid-century will be the United Nation’s “central objective,” the UN’s top official told an online climate conference...

 
 
 
 

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