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Ascension Parish residents are lucky that our industrial partners are seizing the opportunity to improve our environment and boost our local economy by embracing the emissions-fighting and job-creating value that carbon capture and storage brings to the table.
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Residents of low-income communities in New Jersey that would get a second gas-fired power plant nearby are urging the governor to halt the project, which they said flies in the face of an environmental justice law he signed with great fanfare over two years ago — but which has yet to take full effect.
PANAMA CITY, March 2, 2023 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On March 2, 2023, during the opening ceremony of the 2023 Our Ocean Conference, Laurentino Cortizo, President of Panama.
Day was dawning over the Comoros when two self-described eco-guards found the great bulk of a sea turtle motionless on the beach. The animal had laid its eggs in the sand and was gathering the strength to bury them before hauling itself back to the sea.
It takes money to make money, as the saying goes. The same is true of raising money. Successful fundraising requires resources that are in short supply for many small, community-based nonprofits. That means many groups could miss out on new federal funding that is targeted to front-line, historically marginalized communities.
The world's oceans and the multiple threats they face, from climate change and pollution to overfishing and mining, will be the focus of a global conference in Panama this week.
Additional $6.3 million for the Supporting Oyster Aquaculture and Restoration program will advance resilient aquaculture, ocean health, and equity.
A $52 billion storm surge protection project proposed for New York City that includes a series of flood gates in the New York Harbor needs an overhaul to address a broad spectrum of flooding sources that could inundate the city and surrounding environs.
The pressure is building around critical negotiations that could, if successful, shield swathes of the world’s ocean
U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, perhaps the most famous graduate of Whitman College, is remembered for his lasting contributions to environmental law—with trees still standing, dams unbuilt, and beaches protected as a result of his work.
Critics have raised concerns about the potential environmental impact of discharging brine, a byproduct of desalination, into Corpus Christi Bay.
Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA New Jersey) says we should question the validity of intrusive oil company operations that add to the climate crisis – not offshore wind
It’s just one example of how pulverized glass has become an upcycling hero, finding new purpose in landscaping, construction, even coastal restoration.
The Coastal Conservation Association of North Carolina is calling on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to deny the use of gill nets for fishing in the state of North Carolina.
A dozen dead whales have washed up on beaches in New York and New Jersey since December. Now, this is part of a trend in increased whale deaths all along the east coast, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is trying to figure out what's going on.
LAGUNA BEACH, California– Environmentalists celebrate in Laguna Beach – but not with balloons. The hilly coastal town known for stunning sea views and rolling cliffs is considering a plan to ban the sale and public use of balloons to reduce the risk of devastating wildfires and clean up a major source of rubbish that burns nearby of the scenic coasts of the community floats.
Marine scientist and filmmaker Gaelin Rosenwaks writes about the family bonds of sperm whales after researching the species in Dominica.
KITTERY, Maine — As Maine’s iconic lobster industry faces challenges to its very survival, the state’s oldest town is rallying behind the men and women fighting for their livelihood.
Sounds produced from mining operations can overlap with frequencies at which marine mammals communicate; can cause auditory masking and behaviour change
More research needs to be done on potential impacts, says natural resources minister
The Canadian government this month banned mining in its oceans — and that’s just fine by the Vancouver-based company that is on track to become the world’s first deep-sea miner.
Mayors say they aren't opposed to clean energy, but are 'concerned about the impacts' such projects have on environment
An oysterman has been given permission to start legal action against the Government’s plan which allows water companies to continue dumping sewage into rivers.
“The blue economy is scientific advancement, but it’s also our fisheries, construction companies that build our coastal infrastructure, and the people working in the boat yards,” state Sen. Susan Moran of Falmouth said at Thursday’s event on the Boston waterfront.
If you meander north up Florida’s iconic Suwannee River, just past the Florida-Georgia state line you’ll suddenly find yourself engulfed in the timeless natural wonder of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.