When carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit the highest levels ever recorded in human history in May, the networks’ nightly news devoted less than two minutes to climate change versus almost 18 minutes to the birth of the royal baby.
The Cabin Air Safety Act seeks to protect airline passengers and crew from toxic fumes that can occur when engine exhaust, fuel fumes, de-icing fluids or ozone is sucked through jet engines into the aircraft cabin.
Being listed as part of the Endangered Species Act would protect monarch butterflies, the numbers of which have plunged by roughly 97 percent in 20 years.
The Sierra Club is organizing a campaign to encourage corporations from participating in the Plastic Industry Association, which has been funding local campaigns that attempt to ban single-use plastic.
Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit to stop the regulatory weakening of a 100-year-old federal law that protects songbirds and others from electrical power lines, towers, buildings and other manmade hazards.
The first majority-female anti-poaching unit in South Africa is saving rhinos and with it, the moral fabric of communities.
With the loss of 73.4 million acres of tree cover globally in 2016, annual tree-planting programs like Arbor Day in the U.S. and more massive tree-planting programs like those in Brazil, India and New Zealand are sorely needed.
The Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget again calls on Congress to lift long-standing prohibitions on the destruction and slaughter of wild horses and burros.
More than a million birds and bats are killed annually by wind turbines, but fatalities are cut if the turbines are located offshore and are turned off during low wind speeds.
Australian scientists are seeking citizens around the world to bury tea bags in wetlands to measure the rate as which the bags capture and store carbon.