Nevada fire officials say the worst drought conditions the state has seen in two decades should make for an early start to the wildfire season in the coming weeks.
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Indian Hills Recreation Area has a brand new, interactive game installed to educate community members about the Six Best Management Practices (BMPs), which directly impact the stormwater runoff and our beautiful Indian River Lagoon.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday moved to scrap a Trump-era rule that it said jeopardized public health and hindered clean air rules.
For elephant seals – one of the most distinctive of the 33 species that comprise the world’s seal family – it is hard work to stay fat.
During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood.
South Korean fisheries associations filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government at a local court on Thursday, seeking compensation for the planned release of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Beach bonfires flared forth this Saturday as the sun fell behind a distant marine layer and San Diego’s desert chill struck the bones of all witnesses along Pacific Beach.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday issued an expanded “drought emergency proclamation” for 41 of the state’s 58 counties, citing above-average temperatures and dry conditions for April and May.
The St. Lucie County Cooperative Extension Office and the UF/IFAS Master Gardener Volunteers will hold the 37th annual plant sale on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (by appointment only).
Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released for the first time in the United States, taking flight in the Florida Keys in a pilot program intended to reduce the spread of deadly diseases such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus.
China emitted more greenhouse gases (GHG) than the United States and all other developed countries combined in 2019
Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released for the first time in the United States, as part of an experiment to combat insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever, yellow fever, and the Zika virus.
Farmers Trying To Save The Ogallala Aquifer Face Tension From Peers, But Their Profits Are Improving
A few years ago, Stuart Beckman drove 65 miles with a neighbor to attend a wedding in Saint Francis in the northwest corner of Kansas.
Comunicado de prensa relacionado a la situación de la acumulación de neumáticos en Dorado.
The Scripps Institution of Oceanography has published a report indicating that a massive DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) dumping site was recently discovered at the bottom of the ocean floor off the coast of Los Angeles.
Declining Lake Mead water levels have started affecting boat launch ramps in the national recreation area.
It’s been 30 years since that pinhole at the Pioneer Chlor Alkali Co. plant near downtown Henderson grew in the early morning darkness.
California’s forest carbon offset program has generated tens of millions of credits that have questionable value in fighting climate change, a nonprofit group of scientists said this week.
Thirteen U.S. oil refineries released the cancer-causing chemical benzene in concentrations that exceeded federal limits last year, three more than in 2019, according to government data published by the green group Environmental Integrity Project on Wednesday.
Nearly all of the world’s glaciers are losing mass – and at an accelerated pace, according to a new study published Wednesday that could impact future projections for ice loss.
The White House hopes to capitalize on growing support from U.S. utilities, unions and green groups for a national clean energy mandate by backing efforts to require the U.S. grid to get 80% of its power from emissions-free sources by 2030, according to a senior administration official.
One Billion Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes Will Be Released For A Live Experiment, Florida Locals Call It ‘Terrorism’
The Florida Keys are about to see a spike in mosquitoes due to a project aimed at helping prevent diseases transmitted through mosquito bites that will release genetically engineered versions of the insects.
The National Park Service will close several hiking trails in Lake Mead National Recreation Area next month as temperatures rise.
Vicente Calderon from Tijuana Press and I spend a lot of time picking our way around the sewage-laden Tijuana River, asking ourselves: How is it still this bad?
Lake Mead is still expected to experience its first federally declared water shortage next year, a recently released federal study shows.
From Antarctica to Australia, a British composer has captured sounds of nature around the world and put them together in a seven-hour body of work released to mark Earth Day on Thursday.
Ozone pollution in Las Vegas has improved, but the city still ranks among the most polluted metro areas in the country, according to a newly released report by the American Lung Association.
Industry’s First CSR/ESG Standard Wins Green4Sea’s Initiative Award
After years studying the icy waters of the Southern Ocean with floating robotic monitors, a consortium of oceanographers and other researchers is deploying them across the planet, from the north Pacific to the Indian Ocean.
Local leaders and environmentalists urged Clark County on Tuesday to adopt a conservation resolution.
Global CO2 emissions from energy are seen rising nearly 5% this year, suggesting the economic rebound from COVID-19 could be “anything but sustainable” for the climate, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.
Ellen Welti has a Ph.D. in, essentially, grasshoppers. And yet she was still mystified about why the number of grasshoppers in a long-protected and much-studied patch of Kansas prairie was dropping. Steadily. For 25 years.
Ellen Welti has a Ph.D. in, essentially, grasshoppers.
The Oxbow Eco-Center will be closed Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1 for interior remodeling. The preserve’s butterfly gardens, nature playscape and three miles of trails will remain open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Florida Keys to see release of first genetically modified mosquitoes
An environmental group filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking protection for 19 species in numerous states under the Endangered Species Act, including the Las Vegas bearpoppy and the Mojave poppy bee in Nevada.
A new study involving an examination of dead bald and golden eagles collected between 2014 and 2018 found that more than 80 percent of them had rat poison in their systems.
Google Earth on Thursday added a timelapse feature to the popular platform, providing a glimpse into how climate change, urbanization and deforestation have altered the planet over the last four decades.
Very little of today’s world resembles Planet Earth from 500 years ago. In fact, only about 3% of land surfaces might be ecologically intact — still home to their full range of native species and unblemished by human activity, according to new research.
California and NASA, with the backing of billionaire Michael Bloomberg, on Thursday unveiled a $100 million effort to pinpoint large emissions of greenhouse gases from individual sources like power plants and oil refineries from space.
Prescribed burning within the Flint Hills region yesterday has contributed to elevated air pollutant levels for parts of southern Kansas, including Wichita, this morning.
This year, the Oxbow Eco-Center invites everyone to commemorate the occasion by joining in the creation of community-driven, crowdsourced eco-art projects. Visit the center beginning Thursday, April 22 to design special litter montages that will travel throughout the county to raise awareness of plastic pollution.
The weather might be getting warmer, but there’s only one way to know that spring is officially here: the emergence of Mojave Max.
Shrinking water levels at Lake Mead could affect some boat launch areas as early as next month, the National Park Service announced Monday.