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African penguins are being ‘trapped’ by climate change

Archived, 10 days ago From latimes.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - Climate change and overfishing off Africa’s southern tip have set a “trap” for endangered African penguins leaving their nests.

The young penguins swim thousands of miles from where they hatched, following biological signposts advertis ...

Lithuanian textile mill to join Greenpeace Detox campaign

Archived, 10 days ago From knittingindustry.com 

Nantwich, U K - Utenos trikotažas, a leading knitwear manufacturer in Central and Eastern Europe, has officially joined the Detox campaign of Greenpeace this year. The company has committed to eliminating by 2020 any raw materials likely to have adverse effects on h ...

Climate change could mean more big snow storms, scientists say

Archived, 11 days ago From cbc.ca 

Toronto, CANADA - B.C.'s South Coast has spent the last week in the icy clutches of winter, wrapped in the fifth major snow and cold weather event of a season that normally only sees one or two.

But although it might seem counterintuitive, climate scien ...

Greenpeace slams paper giant over loophole in fire-prevention policy

Archived, 11 days ago From mongabay.com 

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - A recent audit of a leading pulp and paper manufacturer in Indonesia has highlighted a significant gap in its sustainability policy, which the company says it is now working to address.

According to the audit conducted by Amsterdam-hea ...

EU must shut coal plants by 2030 to meet climate pledge

Archived, 12 days ago From phys.org 

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - The European Union must close all 315 of its coal-fired power plants by 2030 in order to meet its commitments under the Paris climate agreement, a research institute said Thursday.

The goal set at the December 2015 Paris conference to ...

America will soon surpass the clean energy standards Trump wants to kill

Archived, 12 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, first announced in 2015, caused no end of political controversy in conservative circles for its ambitious carbon-cutting goals. By February 2016, the Supreme Court halted enforcement of the regulations due to complain ...

Next step in the fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

Archived, 12 days ago From ecowatch.com 

Cleveland, OHIO - The Trump administration "will be held accountable in court" for its decision to grant the final easement on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Indigenous people and environmental allies vowed Tuesday.

And with actions planned nationwi ...

Latest Great Barrier Reef threat: coal dust

Archived, 12 days ago From csmonitor.com 

Boston, MASSACHUSETTS - Black coal dust washing up on Australian shores near the Great Barrier Reef is making environmentalists nervous.

Complaints have triggered an investigation focusing on nearby coal port Hay Point, which exports tens of millions of tons ...

Greenpeace launches campaign targeting Chile’s salmon industry

Archived, 12 days ago From laht.com 

Caracas, VENEZUELA - Greenpeace’s flagship vessel, the Rainbow Warrior, will travel along Chile’s coast over the next two weeks as part of a campaign targeting salmon farms in the Patagonia region.

The environmental watchdog is specifically calling for the ...

Solar power now provides twice as many jobs as coal in U.S.

Archived, 12 days ago From inhabitat.com 

El Segundo, CALIFORNIA - Regardless of what one fossil fuel-loving president might like, renewable energy is flourishing in the United States. A new survey from nonprofit The Solar Foundation reveals there are more than twice as many workers employed in the solar industry as ...

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Antarctic sea ice shrinks to smallest ever extent

Action: Climate Change

Sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk to the smallest annual extent on record after years of resisting a trend of manmade glob ...

Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa's largest and most important preserves have declined between 78 percent ...

Deforestation in Brazil increased 30% in 12 months, agency says

Action: Stop Deforestation

In the 12-month period that ended last August, deforestation in Brazil increased in almost 30 percent.

It is a ...

Air pollution is the leading environmental cause of death worldwide

Action: Stop Pollution

A new report shows that air pollution is the leading environmental cause of death in the world – and the number five cause of ...

Protect coral reefs at Port Everglades

Action: Save Our Oceans

Just a few miles off the Florida coast lies the third-largest coral barrier reef system in the world. These corals, which ran ...

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