Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Posted by on in Earth Violators
Is denial what people need to get going? The Trump administration might be skeptical on the phenomenon of global warming but the President-elect's infrastructure policies could, in fact, have a positive impact on the environment, according to an asset manager. Since his Nov. 8 election win, Presid...
Continue reading
Hits: 972 0 Comments

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
President Obama removed the majority of the Arctic Ocean and parts of the Atlantic from the federal government’s fossil fuel leasing program today, responding to widespread calls to preempt the incoming Trump administration from expanding offshore oil and gas drilling and worsening the climate crisi...
Continue reading
Hits: 935 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Human Health
The last time a top Chicago-based EPA official was ousted from her post, it was for being too aggressive about fighting pollution in Michigan. Mary Gade was forced out as the agency's regional administrator in 2008 amid an outcry from politicians angered and embarrassed by a series of leg...
Continue reading
Hits: 1105 0 Comments

Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
PARIS — Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Paris and formed a human chain along the route of a long-planned protest march that was banned by the French government in a security crackdown following the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. Nearby, thousands of shoes, some decorated, were placed at the P...
Continue reading
Hits: 1767 0 Comments

Posted by on in Animals
Scientists have long known that birds are feeling the heat due to climate change. However, a new study of a dozen affected species in the Western Cape suggests their decline is more complex than previously thought -- and in some cases more serious. According to the study, published in Conser...
Continue reading
Hits: 836 0 Comments

Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Eight million tons of plastic is dumped at sea each year...that's five whole bags-full for every foot of the world's coastline  China topped the league, accounting for up to 3.5 million tons a year Other main offenders are Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Sri Lanka United States contribut...
Continue reading
Hits: 1066 0 Comments

Posted by on in Forestry
Despite continuing concern about the fate of iconic rainforests, new research shows that the world’s forests have stored away an extra 4 billion tonnes of carbon in the last dozen years and the total amount of woodland has increased worldwide since 2003. The encouraging news comes from Australian s...
Continue reading
Hits: 1136 0 Comments

Posted by on in Air Quality
A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups filed two lawsuits Wednesday alleging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to address air pollution problems from large-scale livestock farms.   The lawsuits, filed in federal court in the District of Columbi...
Continue reading
Hits: 1076 0 Comments

Posted by on in Food
A worldwide weather phenomenon threatens the future of water and food supplies, as well as the global economy, experts say. Colombia, Pakistan, Somalia, Australia, Guatemala, China and Kenya are just a few of the other countries suffering severe drought conditions. "The effects of droughts happen...
Continue reading
Hits: 1099 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Human Health
As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing updates to its air standards for new municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. These updates would require certain landfills to capture additional landfill ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1211 0 Comments

Posted by on in Mining
So far this year, Oklahoma has had more earthquakes of a magnitude 3.0 or greater than any other state in the country — including California. More than 200, just since January. This is a new and remarkable phenomenon. Just five years ago, Oklahoma was averaging only two 3.0 earthquakes a year. Now,...
Continue reading
Hits: 1083 0 Comments

Posted by on in Food
Warming sea temperatures and ocean acidification put the millions around the world who rely on the sea, at risk.   He sat shirtless on his thin bamboo floor in a home built on posts rising out of the Banda Sea. Tadi had just returned in his dugout canoe from scanning crevices in a nearby reef...
A Bajau woman sitting in a canoe spears a poisonous stone fish so barefoot villagers won't step on it, Nov. 16, 2013, in Indonesia. (Steve Ringman/Seattle Times/MCT)
Continue reading
Hits: 3669 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Climate Change
Plenty of studies have shown that the Arctic is warming and that the ice caps are melting, but how does it compare to the past, and how serious is it? New research shows that average summer temperatures in the Canadian Arctic over the last century are the highest in the last 44,000 years,...
Continue reading
Hits: 997 0 Comments

Posted by on in General Environment
Leading Republicans were using phrases like “anti-American” and “war on American energy” to describe President Obama’s new plan to combat climate change, escalating the rhetoric even before the President’s Georgetown University speech outlining his program. “President Obama’s anti-American energy p...
Continue reading
Hits: 1647 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Sustainable Development
In Washington, D.C., you can celebrate Earth Day at Union Station, where there will be music as well as other events. The theme chosen by the Earth Day Network for this year is “the face of climate change.” Google also is observing Earth Day today with an interactive logo on its home page: The fou...
Continue reading
Hits: 1551 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect