Archive for: March, 2021

Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Climate Summit

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 following day April 23, fulfilling a promise...

 

Young California Bears Fall Ill With Inflamed Brains

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 – lethargic and showing...

 

Blackout Circles the World Tonight for Earth Hour

Blackout Circles the World Tonight for Earth Hour

  WASHINGTON, DC, March 27, 2021 (ENS) – Wherever you are at 8:30 o’clock tonight, it will be Earth Hour, so turn off your lights for one hour to recognize the health of the planet and the importance of nature. Earth Hour is...

 

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...

 

Canada’s Top Court Upholds Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

Canada’s Top Court Upholds Trudeau’s Carbon Tax

  OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, March 25, 2021 (ENS) – In a political win for Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Supreme Court of Canada today ruled that the Liberal Government’s carbon tax law is constitutional because...

 

Invaluable: Waters Clean Enough to Drink

Invaluable: Waters Clean Enough to Drink

NEW YORK, New York, March 22, 2021 (ENS) – Clean drinkable water is rare and precious. Of the waters that cover 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, roughly 97 percent is the salt water of the oceans; just three percent is freshwater....

 

Haaland Confirmed as First Indigenous Secretary of the Interior

Haaland Confirmed as First Indigenous Secretary of the Interior

  WASHINGTON, DC, March 15, 2021 (ENS) – History was made today as the U.S. Senate voted 51-40 to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee Congresswoman Debra Haaland as Secretary of the Interior. After she is sworn in, Haaland...

 

Building a ‘World That Works for Women’

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 of International Women’s Day,...

 

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...

 

EV Charging Network to Spread Across American Heartland

EV Charging Network to Spread Across American Heartland

  WASHINGTON, DC, March 3, 2021 (ENS) – Six large U.S. utilities have announced a plan to ensure drivers of electric vehicles have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highways in the South, Midwest,...

 

Latam, Caribbean Leaders Enter Circular Economy Accord

Latam, Caribbean Leaders Enter Circular Economy Accord

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 2, 2021 (ENS) – A new initiative to support Latin America and the Caribbean in transitioning to a circular economy is underway. The Regional Coalition on Circular Economy will support and promote access...

 
 
 
 

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