• Renowned Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya
  • Brave Goldman Prize Winners Defeat Greedy Corporations
  • California Residents Breathe USA’s Most Polluted Air
  • Science Takes Starring Role for Earth Day 2017
  • Scientists Urge New Research Integrity Advisory Board
  • Fiji Spearheads Development Beyond the Sustainable
  • Bay Area Caravan Demonstrates Fuel Cell Car Practicality

Renowned Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – Conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann, 73, was shot and wounded on Sunday morning in Kenya as she was inspecting damage committed by arsonists to her property, an expansive conservation park in Western Laikipia, in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley.

Brave Goldman Prize Winners Defeat Greedy Corporations

SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – The world’s richest award to grassroots activists will be handed to six courageous people from around the world today. Winners include a child soldier who now protects a Congolese park, an East Los Angeleno who battled lead contamination, and an Australian octogenarian who stood up to coal mining.

California Residents Breathe USA’s Most Polluted Air

WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – Air pollution in California cities is the worst in the United States, both for short-term and year-round pollution, finds new research published by the American Lung Association in its 2017 “State of the Air” report. Los Angeles, Bakersfield and Visalia topped all most-polluted lists in the report.

Science Takes Starring Role for Earth Day 2017

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Earth Day Network and Google are joining to spread information to mobile devices and desktop computers. A worldwide March for Science will take place in more than 500 locations to counter the denial of well-established climate science and other facts affecting the environment.

Scientists Urge New Research Integrity Advisory Board

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – The United States should establish an independent, nonprofit Research Integrity Advisory Board to support ongoing efforts to strengthen research integrity, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Fiji Spearheads Development Beyond the Sustainable

SUVA, Fiji, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – Fiji and other island nations may leapfrog the developed countries, becoming models for a greater than sustainable future – a transformational future – one that cherishes the natural world while providing the resources that humanity needs and enjoys.

Bay Area Caravan Demonstrates Fuel Cell Car Practicality

SACRAMENTO, California, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – Executives from three California state agencies Thursday caravaned from the state capital Sacramento to the San Francisco Bay Area and back to demonstrate how easy it is to drive and fuel hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in California.

 

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Renowned Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

Renowned Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

  NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – Conservationist and author Kuki Gallmann, 73, was shot and wounded on Sunday morning in Kenya as she was inspecting damage committed by arsonists to her property, an expansive conservation...

 

Brave Goldman Prize Winners Defeat Greedy Corporations

Brave Goldman Prize Winners Defeat Greedy Corporations

  SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – The world’s richest award to grassroots activists will be handed to six courageous people from around the world today. Winners include a child soldier who now protects a Congolese...

 

California Residents Breathe USA’s Most Polluted Air

California Residents Breathe USA’s Most Polluted Air

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2017 (ENS) – Air pollution in California cities is the worst in the United States, both for short-term and year-round pollution, finds new research published by the American Lung Association in its 2017...

 

Science Takes Starring Role for Earth Day 2017

Science Takes Starring Role for Earth Day 2017

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Earth Day Network and Google are joining together to spread knowledge and content about environmental issues and Earth Day events to mobile devices, desktop...

 

Scientists Urge New Research Integrity Advisory Board

Scientists Urge New Research Integrity Advisory Board

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – The United States should establish an independent, nonprofit Research Integrity Advisory Board to support ongoing efforts to strengthen research integrity, according to a new report from the...

 

Fiji Spearheads Development Beyond the Sustainable

Fiji Spearheads Development Beyond the Sustainable

  By Suzanne Maxx SUVA, Fiji, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – Fiji and other island nations may leapfrog the developed countries, becoming models for a greater than sustainable future – a transformational future – one that cherishes...

 

Bay Area Caravan Demonstrates Fuel Cell Car Practicality

Bay Area Caravan Demonstrates Fuel Cell Car Practicality

  SACRAMENTO, California, April 21, 2017 (ENS) – Executives from three California state agencies Thursday caravaned from the state capital Sacramento to the San Francisco Bay Area and back to demonstrate how easy it is to drive and...

 

Glacial Retreat Causes 1st Modern Case of River Piracy

Glacial Retreat Causes 1st Modern Case of River Piracy

  TACOMA, Washington, April 18, 2017 (ENS) – The retreat of a massive Canadian glacier has triggered the first known case of “river piracy” in modern times – the capture of one river’s flow by another river. The...

 

Clean Water: It’s a Matter of Money

Clean Water: It’s a Matter of Money

  GENEVA, Switzerland, April 14, 2017 (ENS) – Clean, accessible drinking water is essential for life, and the United Nations says there is enough fresh water on the planet to supply this for everyone. But today, the World Health Organization...

 

Addis Ababa 1st in East Africa With Bus Rapid Transit

Addis Ababa 1st in East Africa With Bus Rapid Transit

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 13, 2017 (ENS) – Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, a city of at least 3.4 million residents, is poised to build the first bus rapid transit line in east Africa. Construction is currently estimated...

 

Trump Authorizes Inhumane Killing of Alaska Predators

Trump Authorizes Inhumane Killing of Alaska Predators

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2017 (ENS) – If hunters on Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuges want to use aircraft to chase down grizzly bears or shoot mother wolves and pups in their dens, they can now do so after President Donald...

 

World Adds Record Renewables at Record Low Prices

World Adds Record Renewables at Record Low Prices

  FRANKFURT, Germany, April 7, 2017 (ENS) – The world added record levels of renewable energy generating capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 percent lower than the previous year, finds new research reported in the latest issue...

 

EU Parliament Votes to Tighten Car Emissions Oversight

EU Parliament Votes to Tighten Car Emissions Oversight

  STRASBOURG, France, April 7, 2017 (ENS) – The European Union must improve legislation governing car emissions testing to prevent future scandals like the “defeat device” scandal, the European Parliament said Tuesday...

 

South African Court Allows Domestic Rhino Horn Trade

South African Court Allows Domestic Rhino Horn Trade

  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 7, 2017 (ENS) – South Africa’s Constitutional Court has overturned the current ban on domestic trade in rhino horn. As a result, the sale of rhino horn will be allowed to resume within the...

 

INSIGHTS: Mining Peru’s Andean Forests Puts Unique Species, Ecosystem at Risk

INSIGHTS: Mining Peru’s Andean Forests Puts Unique Species, Ecosystem at Risk

  By Craig C. Downer MINDEN, Nevada, February 6, 2006 (ENS) – Though interspersed with sobering dangers, my trip to northwestern Peru in October and November 2005 has nonetheless proven to be enlightening. Now I realize just how urgent...

 

U.S. EPA Greenlights Pesticide Harmful to Children

U.S. EPA Greenlights Pesticide Harmful to Children

  WASHINGTON, DC, April 5, 2017 (ENS) – Effective today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is denying a petition by two environmental groups who ask that the agency revoke all food residue tolerances for the pesticide chlorpyrifos....

 

Killer Colombia Mudslide a Climate Change Wakeup Call

Killer Colombia Mudslide a Climate Change Wakeup Call

  MOCOA, Colombia, April 4, 2017 (ENS) – Torrential rains caused three rivers to burst their banks in the Colombian city of Mocoa early Saturday morning sending water and debris crashing into homes. The flooding and mudslides have...

 

Art Meets Nuclear Science in Brazil

Art Meets Nuclear Science in Brazil

  SAO PAULO, Brazil, April 2, 2017 (ENS) – Art conservationists and nuclear scientists have joined forces in Brazil to use nuclear technology in the preservation of more than 20,000 cultural artifacts. “By merging these two...

 

China Gets Serious About Smog Control

China Gets Serious About Smog Control

  BEIJING, China, April 1 (ENS) – The northern Chinese cities of Beijing, Tianjin, and 26 smaller cities in the provinces of Hebei, Shanxi, Shandong and Henan are taking concerted action to control the blanket of thick, choking smog...

 

Hope for Elephants: China Starts Ivory Market Shutdown

Hope for Elephants: China Starts Ivory Market Shutdown

  BEIJING, China, March 31, 2017 (ENS) – China today permanently closed 55 retail ivory stores and 12 ivory carving entities across the country as a step towards shutting down its entire domestic ivory market to protect elephants...

 
 
 
 

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