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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Climate change is imperiling the world’s largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters.
Traffickers in Florida are shipping thousands of land and freshwater turtles from Florida to Asia.
As he approaches his 94th birthday, Attenborough finds himself on a very different planet to the one he grew up on. We need to reconnect with nature, he tells Nick Rufford, for our own health - as well as the Earth’s
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people are ordering delivery for dinner a lot more often. If you fall into that category and were thinking about sushi tonight, a new study has a pretty important warning for you.
USCRP and ASBPA have released a survey to evaluate coastal practitioners’ roles and responsibilities, management challenges, and preferred methods of data and tool delivery. The survey will be open between November 2019 and April 2020. The results of this short <10-minute survey will inform USCRP coastal research investments and guide future ASBPA S&T activities (this is part of our 3-year strategic plan). ASBPA’s Science & Technology Committee will publish white papers on each topic to provide science-based guidance for policy makers.
Humans have been adapting to changes in the environment for thousands of years. Probably since the beginning of time, we have roamed the Earth looking for the best place to settle based on our needs as farmers, herders, hunters or fishers.
Owing to Janta Curfew because of coronavirus, cities across the nation came to a halt. Even the city that never sleeps, slept peacefully - yes, Mumbai.
Community activists in St. James Parish, Louisiana, are demanding land permits for a $9.4 billion plastics facility be revoked after archaeologists may have discovered the project is scheduled to be built atop several slave burial grounds, a report shows.
The global escalation of COVID-19 is hampering some North American recycling programs, impacting Chinese users of U.S. recovered fiber, constraining global shipping, denting stock prices and threatening an economic recession.
Catching up with Surfrider CEO Chad Nelsen after a big week in Washington DC
When Rahm Emanuel famously advised not to let another “crisis go to waste,” he lamented that the oil crises of the 1970s came and went without solving our energy woes. As the incoming chief of staff amid the 2008 financial crisis, Emanuel foresaw “an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before” in clean energy and beyond. That crisis too passed with too little accomplished.
As the human onslaught against life on Earth accelerates, no part of the biosphere is left pristine. The simple act of consuming more than we actually need drives the world’s governments and corporations to endlessly destroy more and more of the Earth to extract the resources necessary to satisfy our insatiable desires. In fact, an initiative of the World Economic Forum has just reported that ‘For the first time in history, more than 100 billion tonnes of materials are entering the global economy every year’ – see ‘The Circularity Gap Report 2020’ – which means that, on average, every person on Earth uses more than 13 tonnes of materials each year extracted from the Earth.
Sir David Attenborough has called for a moratorium on deep-sea mining, warning that it “risks creating terrible impacts that cannot be reversed”.
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, March 12 -- The Environmental Defense Fund issued the following news release:
(The Center Square) – The Florida House on Wednesday unanimously approved the Clean Waterways Act and a bill requiring sea-level studies for public projects, adopting landmark environmental legislation Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign into law.
Einar Gunnarsson, Ambassador Arctic Affairs, Iceland and Chair of the Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials, sheds light on why the changing region of the Arctic requires cooperation
One of the most visible groups in the fight to restore and protect Louisiana’s vanishing coastal wetlands said today that it is ceasing operations.
The Sand Dollar Shores Homeowners Association has announced, through its attorney Casey Varnell, that it has appealed a Feb. 14 ruling by a Camden County Superior Court Judge that sided with plaintiff Bob Hovey’s claim that a beach access there belongs to the public.
Stories of churches reimagining their land, mission, and ministry for the age of climate change.
The lessons she's learned may resonate with others struggling with flooding.
Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) is in the final stages of planning a hospital campus expansion that brings important community assets closer to Hyannis Harbor and our rising seas. The sensible and vital, longer-term vision should be to relocate the entire hospital campus away from the waterfront to the existing CCHC 40-acre expansion site in Independence Park in Hyannis.
MARGATE, N.J. (AP) — Residents in a Jersey Shore town that hates its new sand dunes will get a chance to say whether they support building a boardwalk.
Led Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant has canceled an upcoming G! Festival appearance in protest of an annual whaling practice known as grindadráp (the “Grind”).
Suction dredge mining disturbs stream beds where salmon spawn, wasting efforts to restore habitat.
U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, last week highlighted the negative impacts of invasive Asian carp and erosion on the nation’s Great Lakes region during testimony on Capitol Hill.
On Monday, March 16, the Atlantic Cape May counties Sustainable Jersey Regional Hub will offer a free event focused on what communities can do to be more resilient in the face of emergencies such as flooding and wildfires.
There has been a dramatic halving in the number of drinks containers littered around Ireland’s coastline.
An environmental group today announced that it may sue the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Coast Guard to protect endangered whales and sea turtles from being struck by ships accessing the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
In coastal communities prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, people typically turn to engineered solutions for protection: levees, sea walls and the like. But a natural buffer in the form of wetlands may be the more cost-effective solution, according to new research from the University of California San Diego.
We can do better than this.
Penzance, a coastal town in England, achieved "plastic free" accreditation in 2017, since then more than 100 other communities have done the same.
When Robert and Geraldine Greenawalt decided to retire somewhere warmer after cold winters in Clarion, Pa., they shopped properties in this popular vacation destination on the South Carolina coast.