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European Officials Vow Sustainable Alpine Crossings

European Officials Vow Sustainable Alpine Crossings

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 14, 2015 (ENS) – European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc and the transport ministers of Europe’s seven Alpine States are cooperating to finalize and fund sustainable transport infrastructure...

 

Public Transport Key to LA’s Sustainable City Plan

Public Transport Key to LA’s Sustainable City Plan

  LOS ANGELES, California, April 11, 2015 (ENS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has released LA’s first Sustainable City Plan, a policy roadmap to prepare Los Angeles for a population growth of 500,000 people over the next...

 

Colombia Plants Trees to Rescue Bright Blue Warbler

Colombia Plants Trees to Rescue Bright Blue Warbler

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2015 (ENS) – Three bird conservation groups have succeeded in their 10-year effort to establish a conservation corridor in Colombia that offers crucial winter habitat to help reverse the decline of Cerulean...

 

Bunker Fuel Spill Fouls Vanouver’s English Bay

Bunker Fuel Spill Fouls Vanouver’s English Bay

  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, April 10, 2015 (ENS) – The Marathassa, a Korean bulk grain carrier on its first voyage, is the source of the heavy bunker fuel oil that spilled into the waters of English Bay in Vancouver Wednesday,...

 

Obama: Climate Change Menaces Public Health

Obama: Climate Change Menaces Public Health

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2015 (ENS) – “Climate change is having a impact on our public health,” said President Barack Obama on Tuesday after meeting with the new Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, EPA Administrator Gina...

 

100 Mayors Adopt Seoul Declaration for Sustainable Cities

100 Mayors Adopt Seoul Declaration for Sustainable Cities

  SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2015 (ENS) – Over 100 mayors and elected leaders today adopted the Seoul Declaration, which details how they intend to make their cities sustainable. The Seoul Declaration for Sustainable Cities is one...

 

Eating Chicken, Not Beef, Yields Climate Benefits

Eating Chicken, Not Beef, Yields Climate Benefits

  GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 7, 2015 (ENS) -Eating beef is one of the biggest climate villains, but a vegan diet is not necessary to reach climate goals, finds new research from Chalmers University of Technology. A poultry-based diet is...

 

Insecticide Blamed for Monarch Butterfly Decline

Insecticide Blamed for Monarch Butterfly Decline

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 5, 2015 (ENS) – The neonicotinoid insecticide clothianidin is a likely contributor to monarch butterfly declines in North America, finds new research by a team from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Theirs...

 

BMW i8 Crowned 2015 World Green Car of the Year

BMW i8 Crowned 2015 World Green Car of the Year

  NEW YORK, New York, April 4, 2015 (ENS) – The sleek BMW i8 with the gull-wing doors, a gasoline-electric hybrid, has been declared winner of the 2015 World Green Car of the Year. The announcement was made at the opening of the New...

 

California Governor Orders 1st Mandatory Water Limits

California Governor Orders 1st Mandatory Water Limits

SACRAMENTO, California, April 2, 2015 (ENS) – Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, California Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday announced actions that will save water, increase enforcement to...

 

One Step Closer to Artificial Leaves That Convert Water to Fuel

One Step Closer to Artificial Leaves That Convert Water to Fuel

  PASADENA, California, April 1, 2015 (ENS) – Inspired by a chemical process found in leaves, researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed an electrically conductive film that could lead to devices that harness...

 

Earth’s Green Cover Increasing Despite Deforestation

Earth’s Green Cover Increasing Despite Deforestation

  SYDNEY, Australia, March 31, 2015 (ENS) – China’s large-scale tree planting efforts and increasing rainfall on three continents have contributed to an increase in the total amount of vegetation on Earth over the past decade...

 

Indonesia’s ‘National Car’ Will be an Electric Car

Indonesia’s ‘National Car’ Will be an Electric Car

  JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 31, 2015 (ENS) – Indonesia plans to develop and manufacture an electric car as the country’s “national car” according to Research, Technology and High Educational Institute Minister Muhammad...

 

Earth Hour Lights Out Inspires Climate Action

Earth Hour Lights Out Inspires Climate Action

  SINGAPORE, March 27, 2015 (ENS) – Bearing the message “use your power to change climate change” WWF’s Earth Hour is motivating people to turn out their lights for one hour across 24 time zones and six continents...

 

Australia Bans Lion Hunting Trophy Imports

Australia Bans Lion Hunting Trophy Imports

  CANBERRA, Australia, March 27, 2015 (ENS) – The Australian Government is taking action to protect African lions from what Environment Minister Greg Hunt called “the barbaric practice of canned hunting” by banning the...

 

Common Herbicide Glyphosate a ‘Probable Human Carcinogen’

Common Herbicide Glyphosate a ‘Probable Human Carcinogen’

  LYON, France, March 26, 2015 (ENS) – Glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, has been classified as a “probable human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an agency within...

 

Two Ebola Vaccines Test Safe in Liberia

Two Ebola Vaccines Test Safe in Liberia

  BETHESDA, Maryland, March 26, 2015 (ENS) – Two experimental Ebola vaccines appear to be safe based on their evaluation in more than 600 volunteers who participated in the first stage of the Partnership for Research on Ebola Vaccines...

 

First Ebola Vaccine Test Starts in Guinea

First Ebola Vaccine Test Starts in Guinea

  CONAKRY, Guinea, March 26, 2015 (ENS) – One year after the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa that has claimed more than 10,000 lives, the Guinean government with the World Health Organization this week began the...

 

First U.S. Coast-to-Coast Driverless Trip Underway

First U.S. Coast-to-Coast Driverless Trip Underway

  SAN FRANCISCO, California, March 25, 2015 (ENS) – Delphi Automotive is sending a compact luxury SUV, the Audi Q5, on the longest automated drive ever attempted in North America. The coast-to-coast trip left in San Francisco on Sunday...

 

Global Forest Restoration Goal Grows

Global Forest Restoration Goal Grows

  BONN, Germany, March 23, 2015 (ENS) – New forest restoration initiatives were announced by Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa at the second international Bonn Challenge conference on forest landscape restoration taking place...

 
 
 
 

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