Koalas Struggle With Highly Toxic, Low Moisture Eucalyptus Brought on by Climate Change

Counterpunch reports that koalas are suffering due to climate change, which has caused changes in their primary source of food, eucalyptus leaves. From the Counterpunch article: Now a new threat has been identified leaving them on the brink.  The… Read More

Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Dominion Energy Co. Has Ties to Decision-makers

By Itai Vardi Via DeSmogBlog   Starting on Thursday, December 7, the state of Virginia’s Water Control Board will convene for three key meetings to decide the fate of a number of contentious pipeline projects. On the agenda: whether… Read More

Trump Attacks Sacred Sites By Lifting Protections From Bears Ears National Monument

Related article from Earth First! Journal: Utah: Thousands of People Take to the Streets for Second Time in Three Days to Protest Shrinking Of Bear Ears Monument   Salt Lake City, UT – On Dec. 1, during a brief visit… Read More

Tigers Struggle to Survive in Sumatra’s Fragmented Forests

A research expedition tracked endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found tigers are clinging to survival in low density populations. Their findings have renewed fears about the possible extinction of the elusive predators. Tigers… Read More

The Struggle of the Mapuche ‘People of the Earth’

English Translation of Banner: “We are not the Indigenous people of Chile. We are Mapuche.”   By Claudio Donoso Hiriart and Susana Huenul Colicoy Colectivo Viento Sur, Chile Originally Published by Global Forest Coallition   Entering this territory… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Watch interview with Clayton Thomas-Müller

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Clayton Thomas-Müller. Clayton is a member of the Treaty #6 based Mathias Colomb Cree Nation also known as Pukatawagan located in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Based in Winnipeg,… Read More

Cop Out at COP23 in Bonn: Climate change, false solutions and profit-based schemes

Then-UN Climate Chief Christina Figueres addresses the climate march in Durban, South Africa in 2011 about the progress being made in the negotiations.  South African anti-privatization activist Virginia Setshedi looks on in horrified disbelief.  Photo: Langelle-GJEP photolangelle.org Cross-Posted… Read More

Many Floridians Unknowingly Drink Contaminated Water

No Notice to Residents at Thousands of Sites Polluted by Leaking Petroleum Tanks   Tallahassee — Florida is plagued by a stain of stealth pollution seeping from thousands of leaking petroleum tanks fouling both surface and groundwater, according… Read More

Honoring, Remembering Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. In recognition of this important day, AWID collaborated with the Guardian to publish Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017. 25 women are profiled in the piece. While thousands of… Read More

EU Reapproval of Glyphosate Leaves Environmentalists’ Strategy in Tatters; What Now?

By Jonathan Latham, PhD Via Independent Science News The ecology of Planet Earth is rapidly collapsing under a rising tide of toxic pollution and plastic waste as, in every sector of the economy, natural products and methods are replaced with synthetics. One… Read More