Archive for: September, 2020

Worst Whale Stranding in Australian History: Hundreds Die

Worst Whale Stranding in Australian History: Hundreds Die

  STRAHAN, Tasmania, Australia, September 28, 2020 (ENS) – Tasmanian environmental authorities are coordinating the disposal of a mass of whale carcasses after about 470 long-finned pilot whales washed ashore in the shallow waters...

 

California Phases Out Gas Cars to Fight Climate Change

California Phases Out Gas Cars to Fight Climate Change

  SACRAMENTO, California, September 24, 2020 (ENS) – All new passenger vehicles sold in California must be zero-emission by 2035, under a new executive order issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday. Newsom also ordered...

 

Caribou, Old-growth Forest Losers in BC Logging Plans

Caribou, Old-growth Forest Losers in BC Logging Plans

  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, September 19, 2020 (ENS) – Days after the province of British Columbia announced a new provincial approach to old-growth forests, conservation groups are sounding the alarm on plans to log more...

 

Daimler to Pay $1.5 Billion for Fake Emissions Tests

Daimler to Pay $1.5 Billion for Fake Emissions Tests

  WASHINGTON, DC, September 15, 2020 (ENS) – The U.S. and California governments have proposed a settlement with German automaker Daimler AG and its American subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA that would resolve alleged violations of the...

 

Trump Again Assaults Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

Trump Again Assaults Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

  JUNEAU, Alaska, September 14, 2020 (ENS) – The Trump administration has announced plans for another timber sale that would destroy more than 5,100 acres of critical old-growth habitat in the Tongass National Forest in southeast...

 

Software Foils Poachers With Rare Rhinos’ Footprints

Software Foils Poachers With Rare Rhinos’ Footprints

  DURHAM, North Carolina, September 14, 2020 (ENS) – Interactive software that reads and analyzes footprints left by black rhinoceroses can be used to monitor the movements of the critically endangered animals in the wild, giving...

 

Climate Change Intensifies Despite Pandemic Lockdowns

Climate Change Intensifies Despite Pandemic Lockdowns

  GENEVA, Switzerland, September 10, 2020 (ENS) – Already at their highest levels in three million years, greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere continue to increase, lockdowns around the world to slow the spread of the pandemic...

 

Rampaging Fires Send U.S. Western Forests Up in Smoke

Rampaging Fires Send U.S. Western Forests Up in Smoke

  EUGENE, Oregon, September 8, 2020 (ENS) – Smoke filled the air in this university city on Tuesday, turning the sky orange and the sun red, as it did across much of the U.S. West. Thousands of firefighters are battling raging wildfires...

 
 
 
 

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