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The Lancet: The threat climate change poses to human health could wipe out health progress over the past 50 years

Jun 23, 2015

June 22, 2015 - The threat climate change poses to human health is possibly so great that it could wipe out health progress over the past 50 years. But getting to grips with climate change could also present major opportunities for global health. Details can be found in a major international research report published...

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Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Regulations

Jun 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, June 22, 2015 - Today, nearly 40 organizations and businesses, representing millions of consumer and farmer members across the country, submitted recommendations to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)’s regarding the agency’s potential changes to biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act (PPA). The groups...

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Texas Becomes 10th State to Ban Trade of Shark Fins

Jun 22, 2015

AUSTIN, TX, June 22, 2015 - On Saturday, June 20, Texas became the 10th U.S. state to ban the trade of shark fins, when Gov. Greg Abbott signed H.B. 1579 into law, introduced by Rep. Eddie Lucio III (D-District 38). This law ensures that Texas will no longer participate in the global fin trade...

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Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans Trapping and Hunting Season

Jun 22, 2015

SITKA, AK, June 19, 2015 - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is planning a 2015-2016 trapping and hunting season on rare Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area, despite scientific data confirming a 60 percent decline in the wolf population in just one year. The population of wolves on...

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Stanford researcher declares that the sixth mass extinction is here, threatening humanity’s existence

Jun 22, 2015
Stanford researcher declares that the sixth mass extinction is here, threatening humanity’s existence

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UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

Jun 19, 2015
UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

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U-Boulder, USGS: US mid-continent seismicity linked to high-rate injection wells

Jun 19, 2015

June 18, 2015 - A dramatic increase in the rate of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. since 2009 is associated with fluid injection wells used in oil and gas development, says a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the U.S. Geol...

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Jet contrails affect surface temperatures

Jun 19, 2015

June 18, 2015 - High in the sky where the cirrus ice crystal clouds form, jet contrails draw their crisscross patterns. Now researchers have found that these elevated ice cloud trails can influence temperatures on the ground and affect local climate, a...

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Proposed floodplain restoration reduces flood risk and restores salmon habitat

Jun 19, 2015
Proposed floodplain restoration reduces flood risk and restores salmon habitat

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Son of Migrant Farmworkers Named U.S. Poet Laureate

Jun 18, 2015
Son of Migrant Farmworkers Named U.S. Poet Laureate

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