Black market logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is destroying what is the world's second largest rainforest at an increasingly rapid rate. Only major governmental intervention will likely stop it.
Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase them out, as soon as possible in this century.
Tractebel Engineering S.A. of Belgium is partnering with Hua Xia Northern Technology Development (Tianjin) Limited, a subsidiary of Norther New Energy Holdings, and Tianjin Jinre Heat-Supply Group Co. Ltd. on a series of coal-to-gas conversion heating projects. This is part of the Republic of China's current push to move to cleaner energy sources in the country.
After an intense week of exchange on the subject of wildlife and biodiversity protection, the regional conference in Kinshasha, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has agreed on and released the Declaration of Kinshasha that addresses poaching and carbon footprint as major concerns of the sector.
Reserva Biológica Indio Maíz en Nicaragua sufre trágico incendio y deja cuantiosas pérdidas de vidas silvestres y recursos forestales. El Pueblo nicaragüense y organismos ambientalistas responsabilizan al Gobierno por falta de manejo conservacionista y preventivo. Ortega impide a bomberos forestales de Costa Rica y deja que el incendio se extienda.
The Center for Biological Diversity recently appealed a federal court decision on Trump’s border wall, asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rule that the administration illegally waived dozens of laws to build replacement walls and prototypes south of San Diego.
California tech giant Apple has announced that its global facilities – from data centers to retail stores in 43 countries – are now powered with 100 percent renewable energy as part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment.
Staples Canada just announced the winners of this year's Superpower Your School contest, organized annually by Staples and Earth Day Canada to mark Earth Month and celebrate ecovators of all ages – both students and teachers.
Indio Maiz Biological Reserve in Nicaragua recently suffered a tragic fire that leaves a great loss of wildlife and forest resources. The Nicaraguan people and environmental agencies blame the Government for lack of conservationist and preventive management. Ortega is currently rejecting Costa Rican aid to help, and instead is requesting support from Mexico.
Signages alerting Hawaii drivers to locations with electric vehicle chargers or hydrogen fuel stations will be posted along Highway 19 and Highway 190 on Hawaii Island after the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designated the highways as alternative fuel corridors.
Canada just announced its plan to create the Canadian Centre for Climate Services, to provide access to the most up-to-date climate change information, related data and projections and tools to help individuals, organizations, and governments deal with the accelerating pace of climate change.
Shared automated electric vehicles or SAEVs could get the job done at a lower cost than present-day taxis while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, said a recent study from the U.S. Energy Department’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California (Berkeley Lab).
The Trump administration has quietly named Susan Combs — an outspoken foe of endangered species and a climate change denier — as acting assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks. She now oversees the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the endangered species it protects.