Legislature to consider adding environmental rights to the constitution

Legislature to consider adding environmental rights to the constitution

SANTA FE — Two lawmakers are looking to add environmental rights to the state constitution through an amendment that, if passed by the Legislature, would be on the ballot in November.Sen. Antoinette... Read more »
Bilingual kids could lead in ocean environmental action - ScienceDaily

Bilingual kids could lead in ocean environmental action – ScienceDaily

Participation in environmental education programs can motivate children across diverse language groups to act responsibly toward the environment, a recent study from North Carolina State University researchers suggests. In the study, researchers... Read more »
Tesla and the environment: Build batteries in a responsible way

Tesla and the environment: Build batteries in a responsible way

After reading John Blumenthal’s opinion column “I bought a Tesla to help the environment — now I’m embarrassed to drive it,” Jan. 8, Opinion about rethinking his decision to buy a Tesla... Read more »
The US was poised to pass the biggest environmental law in a generation. What went wrong?

The US was poised to pass the biggest environmental law in a generation. What went wrong?

Just a few months ago, the US was poised to pass one of the most important environmental laws in history: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. The bill, known as RAWA, would fund species... Read more »
Nebraska Environmental Trust awards .3 million in grants, hopes reforms reduce confusion

Nebraska Environmental Trust awards $11.3 million in grants, hopes reforms reduce confusion

LINCOLN — Months of criticisms against the Nebraska Environmental Trust for its grant decisions fizzled out Tuesday as the board approved $11.3 million for 23 projects. Of the 81 “legitimate” grant applications the... Read more »
Traded biodiversity 'credits' are key to Labor's environmental plans, but critics are not convinced

Traded biodiversity ‘credits’ are key to Labor’s environmental plans, but critics are not convinced

Ever wondered how much money a single koala might be worth? In several states, there's a market that can tell you. “At the moment, the price for the koala credit is about... Read more »
Sinking land forces hundreds to leave Indian temple town

Sinking land forces hundreds to leave Indian temple town

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Authorities in an Indian Himalayan town have stopped construction activities and moved hundreds of people to temporary shelters after a temple collapsed. Officials said that cracks appeared in... Read more »
Environmental Bills to Watch in the 2023 Legislative Session

Environmental Bills to Watch in the 2023 Legislative Session

Members of the Indiana General Assembly are at the Indiana Statehouse to begin their yearly session to vote on and amend bills that could become the state’s newest laws. Some of the... Read more »
Cochrane Ecological Institute resolves court case with Alberta Environment

Cochrane Ecological Institute resolves court case with Alberta Environment

After months of legal wrangling, disagreements, letters, emails and phone calls with Alberta’s wildlife department officials, the Cochrane Ecological Institute (CEI) gained a bit of closure on Dec. 16 as the Crown... Read more »
Healing patients and the environment: How two Singapore hospitals are going green

Healing patients and the environment: How two Singapore hospitals are going green

SINGAPORE: Mr Ng Kian Swan works at a hospital, but his job doesn't involve healing patients – it involves healing the environment. The chief operating officer of Ng Teng Fong Hospital is... Read more »
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