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Campaigners, Nations Encourage Japan to Close Ivory Market

LYON, France, March 6, 2022 (ENS) – Africa’s elephants top a packed agenda for the CITES Standing Committee meeting opening Monday that covers protection for 30+ species of plants and animals. Delegates will consider the live trade in elephants, management of ivory stockpiles, and the closure of domestic ivory markets. […]


Living Near Trees Prevents Blood Vessel Damage

ROCKVILLE, Maryland, January 21, 2021 (ENS) – Living near an abundance of green plants and trees can offset the negative effects of air pollution on blood vessel health, according to a first-of-its-kind study published ahead of print in the “American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology.” […]

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Trump Rude, Biden Cool in First Presidential Debate

CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 30, 2020 (ENS) – Climate change and environmental protection were two of the many flashpoints during the first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday. Biden said he would rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and declined to support the Green New Deal proposed by other Democrats. […]