Australia targets zero-extinction with promise to conserve land

Australia targets zero-extinction with promise to conserve land

The government says it will conserve 30 percent of Australia’s land mass to protect its unique wildlife. Australia has set a target of zero extinction for its unique plants and animals, promising... Read more »
Biblical copper mines' environmental impacts lasting to this day

Biblical copper mines’ environmental impacts lasting to this day

Following the demise of good quality fuels, copper production was not renewed in the area until about a thousand years later. However, the local environment has not recovered fully to this day.... Read more »
Weighty U.S. Supreme Court term dawns with environmental and race cases

Weighty U.S. Supreme Court term dawns with environmental and race cases

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court's nine justices are poised on Monday to open a new nine-month term packed with major cases, including disputes centered on race that give... Read more »
New Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights to prioritize underserved communities

New Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights to prioritize underserved communities

The EPA announced this month that the new Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights would aim to address long-standing environmental health concerns throughout the United States. The new office combines... Read more »
More than 1700 environmental activists murdered in the past decade a report

More than 1700 environmental activists murdered in the past decade – report

Figures likely to be an underestimate, says Global Witness, as hitmen, crime groups and governments kill land defenders More than 1,700 murders of environmental activists were recorded over the past decade, an... Read more »
Russian Gas Leak Could Be Environmental Disaster

Russian Gas Leak Could Be Environmental Disaster

Two pipelines from Russia to Germany are leaking, and the natural gas inside them is bubbling to the surface of the Baltic Sea and venting into the atmosphere. The leaks are a... Read more »
Environment Canada issues warning as waterspouts form over Lake Ontario

Environment Canada issues warning as waterspouts form over Lake Ontario

A strong wind warning is in effect for Western Lake Ontario as of Monday at 4 p.m., joining waterspout watches that have been active across most of the Great Lakes region all day.... Read more »
Our Environment Is Safer And More Efficient With Technology: PSI-Mexico

Our Environment Is Safer And More Efficient With Technology: PSI-Mexico

You have technology at your fingertips in the form of earthquake alerts. The future of safety, security and social mobility benefits from new technologies and artificial intelligence, which gradually make our environment... Read more »
Interplay between human rights and environment highlighted

Interplay between human rights and environment highlighted

Experts from home and abroad shared their insights into a wide range of topics concerning the interplay between human rights and the environment at the 2022 International Symposium on Environment, Development and... Read more »
Viruses exploit ability to sense the environment to maximize their infective yield

Viruses exploit ability to sense the environment to maximize their infective yield

New UMBC-led research in Frontiers in Microbiology suggests that viruses use information from their environment to “decide” when to sit tight inside their hosts and when to multiply and burst out, killing... Read more »