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Human-induced global warming is "causing unprecedented changes" to the oceans including warming waters, decreasing ice levels and rising seas, according to a recently published report by more than 150 scientists.

A short video from Local Motives shows how longer seasons and warmer weather are increasing tick activity.

The hauling of rope on maritime vessels could result in billions of microplastic fragments entering the ocean every year, according to new research.
New Brunswick’s largest forestry company and its wealthy owners have urged members of the provincial legislature to not give in to what they call “misinformation” about the herbicide glyphosate.

Stopping the decline in wildlife and plant species is as important as tackling climate change, the head of Natural Resources Wales has said.

Ocean temperatures and water levels are continuing to rise as a result of human intervention. This is having a widespread impact on sealife and weather patterns.

Like a real-life body horror movie, animals are evolving warped limbs and beaks to adapt to climate change.

Stark white trees killed by climate change effects have been dubbed "ghost forests." New Jersey state officials and environmental groups are concerned that this ghost forest in Atlantic County is a harbinger of the impacts to come as saltwater pushes into land used for homes, farms and businesses.

Hours after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro painted a rosy picture of his administration's environmental record during a United Nations speech, Greenpeace and other environmental groups released a set of photos showing continued deforestation and fires in Earth's largest rainforest.

More than 40 different projects in Pa., Del., N.J., and N.Y. will get a share of $11.5 million in new federal grants for work in the Delaware River Watershed.

To guard against poaching, the agency isn't revealing the locations, except to say they are all in state forests, in patches ranging from five to 700 acres. The preserves contain many of the state's rarest and most threatened plants.

Open ocean cleanups won’t solve the marine plastics crisis. To really make a difference, here’s what we should do instead.
A group of nine people with backgrounds and interests in the coastal economy and related water quality issues provided its recommendations for improving the state's Coastal Habitat Protection Plan.

Moore, who has been with the Forest Service for 43 years, the last 14 of them in California, seems sanguine about the future of forests and fire-prone towns — if Congress passes an infrastructure package with funding for fire prevention work.

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has said he realised just how fragile the Earth was when he looked back down at it from space, while committing $1bn to conservation projects around the world.

We are the party that lives amid nature, and it's time we take back the narrative that we are the ones who don't care about conserving it.

You may be sick of hearing over and over to recycle more or use a reusable bag. A new book called ‘Regeneration’ explains how you can support the changes that are truly needed.
Despite what scientists call the ‘yuck factor,’ bugs could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry.
Durante la mitad del mes sagrado del Ramadán, cuando comencé a escribir este ensayo, mi Bangladesh natal estaba enfrentando la pandemia de COVID-19 con un cierre nacional.
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US backyards are home to more tigers than India with experts drawing a line between the popularity of cubs as pets and the market in tiger products for traditional Chinese medicine.

A Canadian-led team of scientists has concluded that tropical coral reefs that feed millions around the world have lost about half their ability to support human communities since 1950.
Manatee County has approved injecting it deep into the aquifer. The public can weigh in on Oct. 6.

A study at the University of Zurich in Switzerland shows that a large proportion of existing medicinal plant knowledge is linked to threatened indigenous languages.

All seven sea turtle species are already endangered. Now humanity’s overshoot of planetary boundaries — climate change, ocean acidification, pollution and more — is upping the ante. Can turtles, people and conservation adapt?
Scientists are still landing new discoveries at fish markets.

Thames Water is investigating after a toxic blue substance was found in a river in South London.

Florida's water pollution crisis is reaching a breaking point, and the race to pass comprehensive legislation to fix our statewide problems is moving as slow as the environmental catastrophe unfolding in our bays, rivers, natural springs, and lagoons every day.
Entomologist Doug Tallamy says ditching half of our lawn space could make room for planet-saving biodiversity.

Minnesota is weathering an historic drought, but there is another problem beyond the weather: Enbridge's Line 3 tar sands pipeline has taken a substantial toll on watersheds in the state.

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday announced the move and said current headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo., would become a "Western headquarters" for the agency.

The province's prolonged drought is exacerbating the damage done to Bedwell River by decades of forestry around Tofino. Now, First Nations and conservation groups are teaming up to protect salmon and bring the watershed back to life.

Experts on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border are wondering if the six uninterrupted river basins of the Bristol Bay watershed — free of fish farms and hatcheries but currently threatened by the proposed Pebble mine — might hold key insights for salmon populations dwindling all across the province of B.C.