Manatee Deaths in 2018 Already Top Last Year’s High Total

Nearly 100 Red Tide-Related Deaths So Far; Second-Highest Total This Decade Washington, DC — Driven by toxic red tides, Florida manatee mortality this year has already surpassed losses during all of 2017, according to figures posted today by… Read More

Earth Minute: David Buckel’s Self-Immolation In Face of Climate Change

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed the suicide of attorney and environmental activist David S. Buckel as part of this week’s Earth Minute, a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show. Sojourner Truth airs every week… Read More

Hurricane Harvey: Pollution Disaster in the Wake of the Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene in 2011 in Vermont.  Photolangelle.org The worst of the weather may be over, but the real environmental tragedy could just be beginning. As journalist, Emily Atkins reports, Hurricane Harvery had the potential… Read More

Agriculture and Overuse Greater Threats to Wildlife than Climate Change – Study

Efforts to address climate change must not overshadow more immediate priorities for the survival of the world’s flora and fauna, say researchers.   Via Natural Capital Coalition: “Agriculture and the overexploitation of plants and animal species are significantly… Read More

Landmark Human Rights Complaint Lodged Against World’s Worst Polluters

Originally Published at CommonDreams.org    The world’s 47 largest producers of greenhouse gases must respond within 45 days to an unprecedented legal complaint filed Wednesday by the Philippines, which alleges the fossil fuel behemoths have deprived millions of… Read More