The federal government is legally obliged to respond to an Ecojustice petition calling for an emergency order to stop logging in the Spuzzum Valley, where two endangered chicks hatched this year.
Locals and activists have been protesting against expansion of a highway, railway and power transmission network, saying they cut through ecologically sensitive areas.
More than 120 major fires have been detected in Bolivia since August, more than a quarter of them in protected areas, including a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Under the bankruptcy plan Exide could leave state taxpayers with the bill for California's largest environmental cleanup, which already stands at more than $270 million.
A recent U.S. decision opens the remote wilderness to industrial development. Here's how Canadians looking to protect Indigenous rights and a threatened caribou herd could hamper those plans.
Prince George plant will grind ancient cedar and hemlock into pellets to be burned for fuel overseas, destroying forest that's home to endangered caribou and vast stores of carbon.
More than 12,000 pages of US documents show military operations contaminating the Pacific with radioactive waste, nerve agents, and chemical weapons like Agent Orange.
A lack of monitoring of contamination in Peterson Creek demonstrates the province's need for mining reform and 'polluter pays' rules, critics say.
The work of Peru's Indigenous environmental monitors, whom proponents credit with accurately recording instances of spills that may have otherwise gone unnoticed, is still not formally recognized by the government.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.