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    Next-Gen Holograms Float, Move in Thin Air

    PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2021 (ENS) – Hologram experts can now create real-life images that move in the air. Using lasers to create the displays of science fiction inspired by Star Wars and Star Trek […]
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    South Africa to End Captive Lion Breeding

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 5, 2021 (ENS) – South Africa has announced it will stop the abusive practices of captive breeding and canned hunting of lions and will phase out captive rhino breeding. […]
  • Land Use/Forests

    Forests Don’t Offset as Much CO2 as Countries Claim

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 28, 2021 (ENS) – A giant gap between the amount of greenhouse gases countries report emitting and the amount of these heat-trapping gases independent scientists estimate from global models that the countries actually emit, a scientific team [...]
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Biden Administration Debuts Decade of Conservation

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WASHINGTON, DC, May 7, 2021 (ENS) – The Biden administration has proposed a nationwide goal to conserve 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 – the nation’s first conservation goal. The proposal for a voluntary, locally-led “America the [...]

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Culture

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    Building a ‘World That Works for Women’

    WASHINGTON, DC, March 8, 2021 (ENS) – “Simply put, our world does not yet work for women as it should,” Vice President Kamala Harris today told the European Parliament on the occasion [...]

Gov/Politics

Oceans

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    Police Find 1,600+ Marine Pollution Crimes in 30 Days

    LYON, France, May 4, 2021 (ENS) – Thousands of suspects, companies and criminal networks engaged in maritime pollution have been detected and dozens arrested in a global operation […]

Waste

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    3D Printing Plant Hits Zero Waste To Landfill Status

    DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 20, 2021 (ENS) – Henkel’s, the German firm founded in 1876 that today manufactures adhesives and resins for 3D printing, has achieved zero production waste to landfill status at its Dixon facility [...]

Air/Climate

Energy

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Sci/Tech

  • Latest News

    Next-Gen Holograms Float, Move in Thin Air

    PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2021 (ENS) – Hologram experts can now create real-life images that move in the air. Using lasers to create the displays of science fiction inspired by Star Wars and Star Trek […]

Water

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    Salt Pollution Threatens Human Water Security

    BLACKSBURG, Virginia, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – “Inland freshwater salt pollution is rising nationwide and worldwide, and we investigated the potential conflict between managing freshwater salt pollution and the sustainable [...]

Business

  • Business

    Toyota Builds Hydrogen-Powered City

    TOKYO, Japan, April 8, 2021 (ENS) – Toyota is undertaking an enormous project – but on a small scale – a prototype city of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. [...]

Food

  • Food

    Reinventing the Future of Food

    AMHERST, Massachusetts, January 7, 2021 (ENS) – Technologies like 3-D printing and lab-based meat now enable us to create food in new ways that have left the whole world with an array of new possibilities. [...]

Land Use/Forests

Transport

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    Autonomous Air Taxis Planned for Miami, Los Angeles

    MIAMI, Florida, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – Autonomous air taxis will fly the skies over Miami, Florida by 2024, if plans by California-based Archer Aviation come to fruition. The company’s Miami announcement came a week [...]

Wildlife

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    South Africa to End Captive Lion Breeding

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 5, 2021 (ENS) – South Africa has announced it will stop the abusive practices of captive breeding and canned hunting of lions and will phase out captive rhino breeding. […]

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  • Next-Gen Holograms Float, Move in Thin Air

    PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2021 (ENS) – Hologram experts can now create real-life images that move in the air. Using lasers to create the displays of science fiction inspired by Star Wars and Star Trek [...]
  • Biden Administration Debuts Decade of Conservation

    WASHINGTON, DC, May 7, 2021 (ENS) – The Biden administration has proposed a nationwide goal to conserve 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 – the nation’s first conservation goal. The proposal for [...]
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    WASHINGTON: New Law Promotes Hydrogen-powered Vehicles

    OLYMPIA, Washington, May 6, 2021 (ENS) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee Monday signed a bill that establishes an eight-year state-wide pilot project for the reduction of sales tax on purchases of fuel cell electric vehicles. [...]
  • South Africa to End Captive Lion Breeding

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 5, 2021 (ENS) – South Africa has announced it will stop the abusive practices of captive breeding and canned hunting of lions and will phase out captive rhino breeding. […]
  • Denmark to Invest Millions in Wind, Wave, Hydro, Solar Power

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 4, 2021 (ENS) – A Danish aid plan to support electricity production from renewable sources has won the approval of the European Commission. Denmark will invest €400 million (nearly US$481 million) to [...]
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    ILLINOIS: Lawmakers Consider Bill to Phase Out Coal, Natural Gas

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, May 4, 2021 (ENS) – The Consumers and Climate First Act was introduced in the Illinois General Assembly last week to provide a path for Illinois to help lead the nation’s transition to [...]
  • Police Find 1,600+ Marine Pollution Crimes in 30 Days

    LYON, France, May 4, 2021 (ENS) – Thousands of suspects, companies and criminal networks engaged in maritime pollution have been detected and dozens arrested in a global operation […]
  • Forests Don’t Offset as Much CO2 as Countries Claim

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 28, 2021 (ENS) – A giant gap between the amount of greenhouse gases countries report emitting and the amount of these heat-trapping gases independent scientists estimate from global models that the countries [...]
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    LOUISIANA: Pine Slash to Feed New Green Diesel Plant

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, April 23, 2021 (ENS) – Kansas-based Strategic Biofuels has announced that the company’s subsidiary, Louisiana Green Fuels, plans to develop a renewable diesel plant in northern Louisiana as the first in a [...]
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    MAINE: Governor Puts Electric Cars on 10-Year Fast Track

    AUGUSTA, Maine, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – Maine Governor Janet Mills has signed an executive order requiring that a “clean transportation roadmap” be drawn that will help the state hit its climate goal of rapidly [...]
  • Innovative STAR Tool Reduces Species Extinction Risk

    GLAND, Switzerland, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – The new Species Threat Abatement and Restoration, STAR, metric developed by conservationists for the first time allows business, governments and civil society to assess their potential contributions to [...]
  • Salt Pollution Threatens Human Water Security

    BLACKSBURG, Virginia, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – “Inland freshwater salt pollution is rising nationwide and worldwide, and we investigated the potential conflict between managing freshwater salt pollution and the sustainable practice of increasing water supply [...]
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    NORTH DAKOTA: Dakota Pipeline Protest Leader LaDonna Allard Dies at 64

    FORT YATES, North Dakota, April 20, 2021 (ENS) – LaDonna Tamakawastewin (Good Earth Woman) Brave Bull Allard (1956-2021), Native American Dakota and Lakota historian, genealogist, and a matriarch of the water protector movement, has passed [...]
  • 3D Printing Plant Hits Zero Waste To Landfill Status

    DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 20, 2021 (ENS) – Henkel’s, the German firm founded in 1876 that today manufactures adhesives and resins for 3D printing, has achieved zero production waste to landfill status at its Dixon facility [...]
  • Autonomous Air Taxis Planned for Miami, Los Angeles

    MIAMI, Florida, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – Autonomous air taxis will fly the skies over Miami, Florida by 2024, if plans by California-based Archer Aviation come to fruition. The company’s Miami announcement came a week [...]
  • Exposing ‘Deepfake Geography’

    SEATTLE, Washington, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – A fire in New York’s Central Park seems to appear as a smoke plume and a line of flames in a satellite image. Colorful lights on Diwali night [...]
  • Quieter Oceans Offer a Rare Chance to Listen

    WOODS HOLE, Mass, April 22, 2021 (ENS) – Coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions and economic slowdowns slammed the brakes on human activities in the oceans starting last spring and ongoing. Noise levels are down […]
  • A World at Risk: Royal Astronomer Looks Ahead

    CAMBRIDGE, UK, April 21, 2021 (ENS) – From bioengineered pandemics to city-ravaging cyber attacks to nuclear annihilation, life on Earth could soon change radically due to humanity’s impact on the planet, the UK’s Astronomer Royal, [...]
  • Tobacco Use Costs the World US$1.4 Trillion Each Year

    GENEVA, Switzerland, April 20, 2021 (ENS) – Tobacco kills up to half of its users, and the human and economic costs of tobacco are on the rise, the World Health Organization, WHO, is warning. […]
  • U.S. Power Sector Halfway to Zero CO2 Emissions

    BERKELEY, California, April 20, 2021 (ENS) – Climate change concerns are driving a growing number of states, utilities, and corporations to set the goal of zeroing out heat-trapping carbon emissions from the power sector. To [...]
  • Restoration and Recovery on Earth Day 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, April 18, 2021 (ENS) – “Earthday.org is honored that the Biden Administration has decided to convene a global climate summit on Earth Day 2021, said Earthday.org President Kathleen Rogers. […]
  • Toyota Builds Hydrogen-Powered City

    TOKYO, Japan, April 8, 2021 (ENS) – Toyota is undertaking an enormous project – but on a small scale – a prototype city of the future on a 175-acre site at the base of Mt. [...]
  • Invaders Attack U.S. Forests, Public Lands

    MADISON, Wisconsin, April 8, 2021 (ENS) – “Invasive species have caused and will continue to cause enormous ecological and economic damage with ever increasing world trade,” U.S. Forest Service scientists conclude […]
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    ILLINOIS: Wildlife Habitat Protection 101 for Landowners

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 5, 2021 (ENS) – No longer do populations of bears, cougars or wolves exist in Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Now the agency has launched a website that [...]
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    NEW MEXICO: New Law Bans Traps, Snares, Poisons on Public Lands

    SANTA FE, New Mexico, April 5, 2021 (ENS) – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, today signed into law a bill banning traps, snares, and poisons on public lands across the state nicknamed [...]
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    CALIFORNIA & NEVADA: EPA Stops Sale of Unregistered Disinfectant

    SAN FRANCISO, California, April 5, 2021 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered four companies to stop selling the unregistered disinfectant FN Nano Photocatalytic coatings, aka FN Coatings, FN NANO2 Photocatalytic Film. “This [...]
  • WasteShark, the Swimming Drone, Devours Marine Trash

    ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 5, 2021 (ENS) – The Rotterdam-based startup RanMarine Technology has built a drone that swims rather than flies. The WasteShark travels waterways to collect litter, biomass, plastics, microplastic and other debris [...]
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    FLORIDA: Toxic Phosphate Wastewater Leak Triggers Evacuations

    PALMETTO, Florida, April 4, 2021 (ENS) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis traveled today to Manatee County to meet state and local officials as Florida struggles with uncontrolled toxic discharges from the former Piney Point phosphate [...]
  • Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Climate Summit

    WASHINGTON, DC, March 28, 2021 (ENS) – President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to participate in a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on Earth Day April 22 and on the [...]
  • Young California Bears Fall Ill With Inflamed Brains

    SACRAMENTO, California, March 27, 2021 (ENS) – A small, black bear showed up at a utility worksite in the tiny, tree-lined town of Pollock Pines, California last month. It was alone and possibly sick – [...]