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Loss and recovery during the C.Z.U. Lightning fire, one of the most destructive infernos of the 2020 California wildfire season.

Although not the farmer, Sen. Tom McInnis of Richmond County owns the land for a proposed poultry farm near Goldston in Chatham County.

There's been a lot of hand-wringing since the news broke over dangerous contaminants. Now, one person has decided to do something about it.

Nova Scotia says chemicals are a last-ditch effort to stop the invasive smallmouth bass from entering the St. Marys River system.
The North Coast’s rainforests are hotter, drier and less foggy. That means more dangerous fires that can scar the iconic redwoods.

Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations and sympathizers work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples. This collection of reports reveals some of the most common attacks Indigenous communities face today.

Consumer Reports found toxic PFAS chemicals in several popular water brands, especially carbonated ones.

The violations included failure to properly maintain erosion and sedimentation best management practices, drilling fluid spills, and sediment discharge into waterways.
A 6-year-old boy died in Lake Jackson, Texas, after being infected by an organism that enters the nose and travels to the brain.

The world's largest offshore wind project — the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank farm in the North Sea — announced it will be using the world's largest turbines to generate electricity for more than 4.5 million homes in the United Kingdom.

A surge in milk production has reaped economic rewards, but at what cost to once-pristine rivers and estuaries?
The closed Alcoa aluminum plant on the Texas Gulf Coast is among 945 Superfund locations imperiled by intensifying hurricanes, floods, storms surges and wildfires.

Tensions between Mexico and the United States over water intensified this month as hundreds of Mexican farmers seized control of La Boquilla dam in protest over mandatory water releases.

Improving technology could make it possible to better anticipate weather conditions weeks in advance, especially in the tropics.

Ten years ago, fed up with floating litter everywhere and frequent whiffs of sewage, Baltimore launched a “Healthy Harbor" campaign.

Experienced Arctic shipmaster Aleksandr Skryabin tells President Putin that it is time to take advantage of warmer weather and shrinking sea-ice.
Experts call the process “bioremediation” and many scientists were/are studying natural ways to break down the chemical bonds of PCBs. So for the longest time, I/we hoped that someone would find a way for substances like alfalfa or everlasting pea, or magic mushrooms or the excretions of earthworms to organically solve the PCB problem.
Government mulls 'insane' pilot scheme to allow fishermen shoot seals with high-powered rifles

Whether Cooke Aquaculture's plan to raise native steelhead at fish farms in Puget Sound is a simple business transition or a complex threat to the marine ecosystem is being debated.

If confirmed, Amy Coney Barrett, 48, will become the Supreme Court's sixth Republican-appointed justice, replacing one of the court's most liberal members and deepening a conservative majority on the bench that could affect the outcome of environmental litigation for decades.

Day after day, week after week, the steady drum-beat of climate change issues - from melting ice caps to Australian infernos - is exacting a global mental health toll. And no one feels the heat more than young people.

The 2020 hurricane season may be best remembered as the one that spawned so many storms that forecasters ran out of names and had to resort to Greek letters.

Antarctica New Zealand should expect the sea level at Scott Base will rise as much as 1.64 metres over the next 100 years, according to a newly released report.

A city in Texas issued a disaster declaration Saturday after a brain-eating amoeba was found in water supplies, weeks after a 6-year-old boy died after contracting the microbe.
The country debates women’s honor inexhaustibly but pays little attention to the ferocious and imminent dangers of climate disasters.
Is this what it is to live with climate change? To carry on as normal even though nothing is normal?

Coca-Cola Amatil fears its secret bottled water source in the NSW Southern Highlands is under threat from a major sand mine proposed for neighbouring land.

Brazilian biologists are trying to raise awareness about the consequences of the pollution caused by coronavirus-related medical waste after a penguin died from consuming a face mask which was discarded inappropriately on a beach.

It's always a challenge to find good news on the climate and environment beat. And we all desperately need a little more of the upbeat stuff right now.

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The E.P.A. will tout a new rule on testing lead in drinking water as President Trump's latest environmental achievement, but water experts see only modest improvements at best.
PFAS, sometimes called "forever" chemicals, aren't federally regulated and may have adverse health effects.
Over the next 50 years, the arid zone – containing the areas of true desert – is projected to expand well into the Murray-Darling Basin and almost entirely envelope the Lake Eyre Basin.
The vast wilderness area is a prime hunting and fishing ground. Indigenous groups say removing Roadless Rule protections would harm them—and the environment.
DO NOT USE! That's the warning from state environmental authorities for water customers in Lake Jackson.