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African Elephants Classed as Two Species, Both Endangered

African Elephants Classed as Two Species, Both Endangered

  GLAND, Switzerland, March 26, 2021 (ENS) – Poaching for ivory and loss of habitat over the past five decades have taken a grim toll on African elephants. The African forest elephant, Loxodonta cyclotis, is now listed as Critically...

 

Borneo Rainforest Shelters Bird Lost 172 Years Ago

Borneo Rainforest Shelters Bird Lost 172 Years Ago

  BANJARMASIN, South Kalimantan, Indonesia, March 5, 2021 (ENS) – Muhammad Suranto and Muhammad Rizky Fauzan, who both live in Indonesia’s South Kalimantan province, were gathering forest products in an area near their homes when...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Pandemic Forces Enviro Film Fest in D.C. to Go Virtual

Pandemic Forces Enviro Film Fest in D.C. to Go Virtual

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 10, 2020 (ENS) – The largest green film festival in the world and the longest-running film fest in the United States, the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, DCEFF, has announced its virtual...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Trump Erodes Eco-Protections as Americans Die of Virus

Trump Erodes Eco-Protections as Americans Die of Virus

  DENVER, Colorado, April 7, 2020 (ENS) – As America fought the new coronavirus over the past 30 days, President Donald Trump’s Interior Department rushed through dozens of attacks on the environment, finds a new analysis by the...

 
 
 
 

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