London earns official status as "bird-friendly" city

Bird populations in North America have declined by three billion over the past 50 years - nearly the population of China and India combined.

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Big cat comeback? Florida strikes bipartisan deal to help endangered panthers

State lawmakers agree on $400m measure to expand ‘wildlife corridors’ in effort to help panthers and other endangered species

New approach to blue carbon projects underway in Colombia

A mangrove preservation project along Colombia's Caribbean coast is using a more comprehensive method to calculate how much carbon is stored in coastal and marine ecosystems, potentially boosting global efforts to conserve so-called blue carbon.


This power plant stopped burning fossil fuels. Then Bitcoin came along

A cryptocurrency company is showing how Bitcoin can keep dirty energy alive.

Pesky condors invade California home

Fifteen to 20 of the endangered giant birds wrecked the deck, knocked over lawn ornaments and tore up “every piece of plastic” they could find, the homeowner’s daughter said.
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Trump weakened an iconic law that protects birds. Biden just moved to restore it

Months after the Trump administration weakened the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, allowing industry and individuals to unintentionally kill any number of birds, the Biden administration proposed a new rule Thursday that would revoke that change.


Biden’s new 30x30 plan offers a broad vision but few details

Months after President Biden set a goal of conserving 30 percent of the nation's land and waters by 2030, the administration Thursday laid out broad principles - but few details - for achieving that vision.


UK nuclear plants will exact heavy fish toll

Environmental groups are alarmed at the heavy fish toll which two new British nuclear plants will inflict on stocks.


How scientists are using a 'romantic solution' to save endangered white abalone

White abalone - whose flesh is a delicacy and polished shell is prized as mother of pearl - are threatened with extinction. But scientists are looking to turn the tide for these unique sea snails by playing Cupid.

Nature is critical to slowing climate change, but it can only do so if we help it first

Biden's climate summit highlighted "nature-based solutions," but political and indigenous leaders agree native peoples should lead the way and researchers warn of pitfalls.


Republicans on 30x30: 'Catchy tagline' on an empty package

While the White House continues to mull the details of its ambitious conservation plans, House Republican lawmakers already skeptical of President Biden's "30x30" pledge yesterday volleyed a new round of criticisms at the program.

UK and India agree on roadmap to combat climate change by 2030

Britain says it has agreed with India on plans to combat climate change by 2030, including protecting forests and working together on the clean energy transition, as it prepares to host the COP26 UN Climate Summit later this year.


Can marine protected areas reduce marine disease?

For some ocean creatures, infectious disease is growing amid a changing climate.

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Páramos at risk: The interconnected threats to a biodiversity hotspot

The pressures of climate change and human land use could lead to the disappearance of unique biodiversity and vital ecological services.
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U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

Food dyes linked to attention and activity problems in children

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