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Saving Mexico's endangered sea turtles will be good for tourism too

Sea turtles have been around for 150 million years, but today's pace of climate change represents an existential challenge. Regis Duvignau/Reuters Adán Echeverría-García, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Seven of the world's eight...Show More Summary

The Awesome Power of the Latino Vote: We Owe It to So Many Heroes

Tired of the negativity of this long, protracted political campaign? Keep reading. This may lift your spirit in these uncertain days. Our community has a lot to be proud of, for instance, Sgt. Roy Benavídez, whose extraordinary act of heroism earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor, the country's highest distinction. Show More Summary

The Ethanol Effect

Not all Americans know what that E-10 sticker on the gas pump means. A new documentary "The Ethanol Effect" which can be seen on PBS or online is a welcome addition to the sometimes technical news coverage of the Renewable Fuel Standard...Show More Summary

Is Climate Change Still Up For Debate?

In a year of record temperatures, global warming is heating up everything but the United States presidential election. Debate moderators have used immigration, gun control and abortion to contrast the ideological differences of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican counterpart Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Four Years After the Storm: The Legacy of Hurricane Sandy

October is a month of change. Leaves turn color, days get shorter, and we crane our necks skyward to witness the spectacular migration of thousands of birds. These seasonal transitions are not only expected and welcome. They’re necessary...Show More Summary

Cities are central in Climate Issues by Anne Hidalgo

Less than twelve months have passed since U.N. Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, Mike Bloomberg and I welcomed 1,000 mayors at Paris City Hall, at the height of the COP21 Climate negotiations. The progress made in those months to tackle the global threat of climate change has been amazing to watch. Show More Summary

Climate Change This Week: Running Out of Earth, Inspiring Students, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this family of Amazon tree frogs, is another reason to preserve carbon storing forests. Source Alamy Forests: the cheapest...Show More Summary

Tackling the International Wildlife Trade Head-On

The first week of meetings for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has just concluded--and there has been pleasant progress so far! Straight away, Committee I tackled the global problem of trade in pangolins, about which I've written before. Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2016

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More than 120 arrested at pipeline protest in North Dakota; More arrests at tar sands pipeline protest in Ottawa, Canada; Toxic gas pipeline rupture kills 1 in Nebraska;...Show More Summary

'All the World's A Stage,' But Our Parks Must Remain A Public Trust Forever

"Like the universal markers of time BC and AD, I count my life in terms of BP and AP - Before Parks and After Parks. That's how important national parks are to me," begins my article in the Summer/Fall issue of Orion Magazine, part of a collection edited by Dr. Show More Summary

Finding Common Ground

One hundred years from now, what will historians say was the pivotal date in our response to climate change? Although you could make a case for the last year’s Paris Agreement, I think it might be September 21, 2014. That’s when hundreds...Show More Summary

Obama signs executive order closing animal cruelty loophole on U.S. military bases

Even the U.S. military, possessed with so many brave, self-sacrificing individuals, has not been immune from a handful of its recruits perpetrating some very awful cases of cruelty. In recent years, authorities charged a U.S. MarineShow More Summary

Adding Value through Branded Recycling Solutions

In a highly competitive marketplace, one of the most significant challenges that companies and major brands face today is distinguishing themselves as a social agent. Gone are the days where being "environmentally friendly" automatically added value in a largely niche market for socially responsible corporate behavior. Show More Summary

"Green City, Clean Waters": An Interview with Philadelphia's Howard Neukrug

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Howard Neukrug, the former leader of Philadelphia's water utility, and the man behind the city's innovative plan to manage stormwater with nature, and in doing so, transform urban neighborhoods....Show More Summary

Rotterdam Implements Energy Transition and Climate Measures

Part 3 of a series on Rotterdam's efforts to become a sustainable and "climate-proof" city. The city and port of Rotterdam. Rotterdam, the Netherlands--Can the city of Rotterdam cut its CO2 emissions in half by 2025? In order to succeed, the city will need to increase its production of renewable energy and expand its district heating network. Show More Summary

Solar Expert Says California Could Reach 70 Percent Renewable Power by 2030

Sungevity co-founder Danny Kennedy delivering a keynote address at the Bioneers Conference. San Rafael, CA, October 23--Solar industry entrepreneur Danny Kennedy, co-founder of Sungevity--the nation's largest privately held solar company--gave...Show More Summary

Mud Matters: Lowly Soft Sediments Are Essential for Productive Fisheries

Photo credits (clockwise from left): Kim Hansen via Wikimedia Commons, Pieter v Marion via photopin, New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers via Wikimedia Commons, Dunnock_D via photopin All too often, people regard muddy and sandy areas of the seafloor as ecological deserts: barren, featureless, devoid of life and readily exploitable. Show More Summary

Rest In Peace: Great Barrier Reef

Image Credit: Huffington Post Images To hear this morning that the Great Barrier Reef is on life-support, and may be officially "dead" is not only sad, but also disturbing. The Great Barrier Reef, the largest living organism on earth, was home to hundreds of millions of marine animals and represented a hugely bio-diverse habitat. Show More Summary

The Growing Climate Rights Movement

As the international community prepares for the Paris Climate Agreement to take effect on November 4, there are many reasons to celebrate this historic moment. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shared his reflections: "What once seemed unthinkable is now unstoppable. Show More Summary

Peru and the Sioux: Thoughts on the Environment from the Head of a Traveling School

This blog is dedicated to the thousands of activists who stand up and lend their voice and energy to preserving our natural resources. I especially want to spotlight the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline crossing the Missouri River. Show More Summary

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