Obama Kills Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2015 (ENS) – TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is dead, at least for the remainder of President Barack Obama’s term in office. Today, after six years of research and protest demonstrations, Obama denied the project the Presidential Permit it needed to cross the Canada-U.S. border. […]

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Palau Delights in Vast Pacific Marine Sanctuary

NGERULMUD, Palau, November 4, 2015 (ENS) – The remote Pacific island nation of Palau has created a new marine sanctuary the size of California that will be the world’s sixth largest protected ocean area, sheltering 1,300 fish species and 700 kinds of coral. […]


TransCanada Blinks on Keystone XL Pipeline Proposal

WASHINGTON, DC, November 3, 2015 (ENS) – TransCanada Corporation requested Monday that the U.S. State Department “pause in its review” of the Presidential Permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline.” Environmentalists are on the verge of declaring victory. […]


Malawi’s Rural Districts Prepare for Climate Impacts

LILONGWE, Malawi, November 2, 2015 (ENS) – This year, Malawi experienced exceptionally heavy rains that led to serious flooding in 15 districts. Villages, homes, crops and property were destroyed and lives and livestock lost in this landlocked country in southeast Africa. […]