In efforts to clean up the sacred rivers, India has declared Ganges and Yamuna the status of living entities.
The $1.1 trillion budget outline revealed cutting the funds of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by about one-third
Carnivorous plants are few and far in between, and all of them took a similar evolutionary turn to develop their meat-eating habits.
There's a new way of printing that can cut back on the massive environmental impact of paper production.
This news comes after all EPA staff were allegedly mandated a temporary blackout on media releases and social media activity, as well as a freeze on contract approvals and grant awards.
Urbanization has a very significant effect on evolution, leading to change in functioning ecosystems.
A recent spate of murder, intimidation, and ecocide (the extensive destruction of the environment) in Guatemala has led an international coalition of environmental human rights and environmental organizations – including the Friends of the Earth U.S., ActionAid USA, Rainforest Network, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Latin America Working Group, and the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission/USA – to appeal to the authorities concerned.
Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and three of its partner universities have made amazing discoveries that will help better understand the nature and behavior of heat and energy in the ionosphere.
Using its original breakthrough tyre recycling technology, Australian startup company Green Distillation Technologies (GDT) ingeniously recycles end-of-life tyres into an oil that when mixed into minute amount of diesel produces high-quality biofuel that cuts emissions without compromising engine performance. GDT also turns old tyres into carbon and steel, leaving nothing wasted. It even uses some of the recovered oil as the heat source.
Are our climate change efforts changing anything? The rising concentration of methane in the atmosphere, now increasing at a faster rate than any period in the last 20 years, is becoming a great threat to the environment – and a much more difficult problem to solve.
Future climate could exacerbate hourly precipitation, driving up to 180 percent increase of extreme summer rainfall in some parts of the United States by 2100.
President Obama has been quite aggressive with his actions toward the protection of the environment and the possible mitigation of the effects of climate change during his administration. And now, it seems to many that he is dashing his actions toward sustainability at a more aggressive pace than previously.
The tree was discovered using the technology Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) from an aircraft that uses light pulses to meaure forests at large scales while conserving them.
The statistics only keeps getting bleaker. Last November 8, 2016, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization or WMO published a report showcasing how the planet's global warming situation has only gotten worse in the last few years.