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Deadly California Fires Roar Through Ancient Redwoods

Deadly California Fires Roar Through Ancient Redwoods

  SACRAMENTO, California, August 23, 2020 (ENS) – First came the heatwave, then thousands of lightning strikes, now hundreds of fires. After more than 10,000 lightning strikes in 72 hours, more than 600 wildfires erupted across...

 

Congo Imprisons Elephant Poacher for 30 Years

Congo Imprisons Elephant Poacher for 30 Years

  BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo, August 22, 2020 (ENS) – A criminal court in the Republic of Congo has sentenced a notorious poacher and ivory trafficker, Mobanza Mobembo Gérard, alias Guyvanho, to 30 years in prison for the attempted...

 

Trump Opens Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil and Gas

Trump Opens Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil and Gas

  WASHINGTON, DC, August 17, 2020 (ENS) – The Trump administration completed plans Monday to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling, a move that will permit natural resource exploitation in the core of one...

 

Climate High Priority for Biden-Harris Democratic Ticket

Climate High Priority for Biden-Harris Democratic Ticket

  WILMINGTON, Delaware, August 14, 2020 (ENS) – In their first campaign appearance together as running mates, Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for President, and his newly announced vice presidential choice, Senator...

 

Tropical Storm Isaias Brings Death to U.S. East Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias Brings Death to U.S. East Coast

  NEW YORK, New York, August 4, 2020 (ENS) – Tropical Storm Isaias is racing north-northeastward across eastern New York near the state’s capital city Albany, carrying strong gusty winds, heavy rainfall and the threat of tornadoes,...

 

Tonnes Seized as Pandemic Motivates Food Fraud

Tonnes Seized as Pandemic Motivates Food Fraud

  LYON, France, July 31, 2020 (ENS) – Dairy products contaminated with bacteria, meat from illegally slaughtered animals and food products falsely labeled as medicinal cures were all part of more than US$40 million worth of potentially...

 

Trump Sued to Stop Assault on Bedrock Environmental Law

Trump Sued to Stop Assault on Bedrock Environmental Law

  SAN FRANCISCO, California, July 29, 2020 (ENS) – A nationwide coalition of more than 20 nonprofit organizations from the environmental justice, outdoor recreation, and conservation communities filed a lawsuit today challenging the...

 

Wildife Suffers Humpty Dumpty Effect as Humans Multiply

Wildife Suffers Humpty Dumpty Effect as Humans Multiply

  FORT COLLINS, Colorado, June 9, 2020 (ENS) – Some of the world’s largest, most spectacular and unheralded mammals are silently slipping away – species like Tibetan wild yaks and Patagonia’s huemul, Bhutan’s takin and...

 

Coronavirus Concerns Shape World Oceans Day 2020

Coronavirus Concerns Shape World Oceans Day 2020

  NEW YORK, New York, June 8, 2020 (ENS) – The World Oceans Day Theme for 2020 is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean,” but the coronavirus pandemic is top-of-mind today as the world focuses on the health of the oceans. “Oceans...

 

Trump Kills Obama’s Atlantic Ocean Monument Designation

Trump Kills Obama’s Atlantic Ocean Monument Designation

  BANGOR, Maine, June 5, 2020 (ENS) – Today, President Donald Trump traveled to Bangor, Maine to issue a proclamation that opens up the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument to commercial fishing, threatening the...

 

40 Million Medical Pros Prescribe Green Recovery for G20

40 Million Medical Pros Prescribe Green Recovery for G20

  GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2020 (ENS) – Forty million health professionals Tuesday sent a letter to the leaders of each of the G20 nations, calling for a healthy and green recovery from COVID-19. They advised that the G20 leaders...

 

Polluting Michigan Power Plants to Close December 2022

Polluting Michigan Power Plants to Close December 2022

  DETROIT, Michigan, May 27, 2020 (ENS) – DTE Energy has agreed to a date certain to close three polluting coal-fired power plans and the company will invest $7.5 million dollars to support environmental and sustainable improvements...

 

South Africa’s Live Wild Animal Trade to China Exposed

South Africa’s Live Wild Animal Trade to China Exposed

  By Andreas Wilson-Spath CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 26, 2020 (ENS) – Chimpanzees, Bengal tigers, wolves, wild dogs and lions are among thousands of endangered wild animals exported from South Africa to China, sometimes in contravention...

 

Cyclone Amphun Blasts India, Bangladesh, Killing 100+

Cyclone Amphun Blasts India, Bangladesh, Killing 100+

  DELHI, India, May 22, 2020 (ENS) – At least 102 people have lost their lives as the intense cyclone Amphan slammed into India and Bangladesh on Wednesday and Thursday, smashing thousands of homes and flooding low-lying areas with...

 

Dangerous 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

Dangerous 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted

  COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, May 21, 2020 (ENS) – There is a 60 percent chance of an above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, with three to six major hurricanes, forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, announced today...

 

Vulnerable Nations Receive Billions for Virus Response

Vulnerable Nations Receive Billions for Virus Response

  WASHINGTON, DC, May 20, 2020 (ENS) – The unprecedented coronavirus crisis the world is now going through could push 60 million people in developing countries into extreme poverty, the head of the World Bank Group warned today while...

 

Impact Investors Confront Coronavirus Crisis

Impact Investors Confront Coronavirus Crisis

  NEW YORK, New York, May 18, 2020 (ENS) – A new coalition of impact investors has come together to bring their formidable entrepreneurial skills to bear on the novel coronavirus and the deadly disease it causes, COVID-19. The coalition...

 

Opinion: Farmers Deserve Support to Cope With Stress

Opinion: Farmers Deserve Support to Cope With Stress

  By Bob Worth LAKE BENTON, Minnesota, May 13, 2020 (ENS) – Farm stress is certainly not a new concept. My father saw rural suicide rates spike in his farming days in the 1930s. When I was a young farmer just getting started in the...

 

Lawsuit Tests Trump’s Grab of $7.2B for Border Wall

Lawsuit Tests Trump’s Grab of $7.2B for Border Wall

  WASHINGTON, DC, May 12, 2020 (ENS) – Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration for taking $7.2 billion from the Department of Defense for border wall construction from the Pacific Ocean to the Rio Grande Valley without...

 

Oxford University Will End Fossil Fuel Investments

Oxford University Will End Fossil Fuel Investments

  OXFORD, England, May 12, 2020 (ENS) – Oxford University has announced its new plan to divest formally from the fossil fuel industry. The oldest university in the English-speaking world, teaching for nearly 1,000 years, Oxford has...

 
 
 
 

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