A new study has found that wind farms do not have long-term detrimental effects on most bird species, but that populations of some species can decline during site construction. In a long-term analysis of breeding and population trends for 10 bird speci…>> Read More
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine has joined the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and other leading organizations to formally oppose S.J. Res. 37, a resolution by Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla) that employs the Congressional Review Act to reverse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants.>> Read More
We know that many human activities take a heavy toll on the planet. Mining, oil refining, coal power generation and pesticide, plastic and livestock production, all scar the land and pollute waterways.
Photographers can’t stop these activities — coal and oil power our modern world — but they can open our eyes to the damage and without a word, offer a persuasive argument to find cleaner ways to power our cars and homes, grow food and create consumer goods.
In what sounds like a 1950s B-horror movie — call it “Attack of the Invasive Species” — two researchers say Texans are about to begin a battle against invading plants and animals that could cost millions of dollars.>> Read More
MONEY has released it list of cities with the cleanest air. In these cities, the air quality is rated highly, and pollution levels are below the U.S. average.>> Read More
Many American’s are feeling the stress of extreme heat and drought this summer, but we’re also experiencing a worsening smog problem. Most of the nation – from seaside suburbs to our national parks – has experienced health-threatening “bad air” days this year due to smog pollution, according to a new analysis of government air pollution data by the Natural Resources Defense Council.>> Read More