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Trump's already making his mark on climate.

5 hours 52 min ago
His policies mean the U.S. could release billions more tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere in the coming decades compared with what Barack Obama envisioned.
Categories: Ecological News

How warming is profoundly changing a great northern wilderness.

5 hours 52 min ago
The abrupt change in direction of a Yukon river because of a rapidly melting glacier has attracted international attention. But this bizarre development is just one of many climate-driven events that are transforming a vast sub-Arctic area of Canada and Alaska.
Categories: Ecological News

Spills on aging Enbridge pipeline have topped 1 million gallons, report says.

5 hours 52 min ago
The analysis of federal pipeline safety data comes as politicians from both parties raise questions about Line 5 and a tribe has voted not to renew its easement.
Categories: Ecological News

China's rare milu deer return in victory for conservation.

5 hours 52 min ago
As herds of Mliu deer across China grow each spring, they mark a rare conservation success story in a country suffering from pollution and other environmental challenges.
Categories: Ecological News

Many recusals for acting chief of DOJ environment section.

5 hours 52 min ago
Jeffrey Wood, the acting head of the Justice Department's environmental branch, is having to step aside from dozens of cases facing the government, both because of his past work for an Alabama law firm and Trump administration ethics restrictions, newly released documents show.
Categories: Ecological News

Subway system 10 times more polluted than outside, study shows.

5 hours 52 min ago
Concentrations of fine dust matter in Toronto subway system are roughly 10 times the level found outside stations, a new study says. Researchers say the levels are typical of an average day in pollution-choked Beijing.
Categories: Ecological News

Study suggests ancient underground water sources not immune to today's pollution.

5 hours 52 min ago
New research suggests ancient underground water sources long believed to be shielded from modern-day contaminants may not be as safe as previously thought.
Categories: Ecological News

Commentary: Juggling live hand grenades.

5 hours 52 min ago
For those who are paying attention, only the specific details of the inevitable processes of societal simplification and economic/population shrinkage remain unknown.
Categories: Ecological News

Hell and high water: Unexpected troubles along Colorado's South Platte River.

5 hours 52 min ago
Many people in Colorado are facing a problem you’d never expect to find in the arid West: too much water.
Categories: Ecological News

Koch Industries and other corporations lobbied for Donald Trump’s cabinet picks, filings show.

5 hours 52 min ago
While public-interest groups were complaining, well-connected corporate lobbyists stalked the halls of Congress to make sure Trump's team was confirmed by the Senate.
Categories: Ecological News

Millions of Colombians at risk from climate change.

5 hours 52 min ago
Climate change has put nearly 12 million Colombians at risk from natural disasters like flooding and landslides, which could kill hundreds and cause serious infrastructure damage, the environment minister said on Tuesday.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA reverses itself on dangers of common pesticide.

5 hours 52 min ago
Wash your kids’ food very carefully.
Categories: Ecological News

Big oil spill a silent threat to Lake Michigan, Great Lakes.

5 hours 52 min ago
Clean energy may be America’s future. But transporting oil will remain an important part of the region’s economy in the foreseeable future. Officials should make the safety of the lakes paramount.
Categories: Ecological News

Fracking kills newborn babies - polluted water likely cause.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
A new study in Pennsylvania shows that fracking is strongly related to increased mortality in young babies.
Categories: Ecological News

Concerns explode over new health risks of vaping.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Researchers link e-cigs to wounds that won’t heal and ‘smoker’s cough’ in teens.
Categories: Ecological News

More's Lake might return to its former glory after years of sitting filled with ash.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
The coal-filled train cars stopped coming, but the 90,000 cubic yards of ash that sat at the bottom of More's Lake remained.
Categories: Ecological News

Air pollution levels in Toronto subways highest among country's 3 major rapid transit systems.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Toronto's subway stations and trains had the highest levels of air pollution of Canada's three major rapid transit systems, a newly released study co-authored by a university engineering professor has found.
Categories: Ecological News

Listen: Mother and son fight for environmental justice.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Like many teens who grew up in Barrio Logan, Francisco Martinez, 19, suffers from asthma.
Categories: Ecological News

Fat rats, slow sperm, and unhealthy bacteria.

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Bottom line for all of us: Store your food in glass containers, stop buying water in plastic bottles and eat organic whenever possible.
Categories: Ecological News

Is California’s toxic waste regulator letting oversight slide?

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:30
Critics accuse the state's Department of Toxic Substances Control of being indifferent to the public, cozy with polluters and slow in enforcing regulations.
Categories: Ecological News