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UN General Assembly adopts resolution to move forward with high seas treaty negotiations

MIKE GAWORECKI on MONGABAY | 26 December 2017 The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on Sunday to convene negotiations for an international treaty to protect the...
Trump national monument review

How to Comment on the Trump National Monument Review

Comment Now In an apparent effort to dismantle critical protections for American wilderness on land and sea, President Trump has issued an Executive Order to review the status of National...
rare white wolf

Rare White Wolf Killed in Yellowstone Park Was Shot Illegally

JIM ROBBINS on THE NEW YORK TIMES | 12 May 2017 "A rare white female wolf that hikers found as she lay dying last month on the north side of...
Antarctic study

Antarctic study shows central ice sheet is stable since milder times

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH | 5 May 2017 Central parts of Antarctica's ice sheet have been stable for millions of years, from a time when conditions were considerably warmer than now,...
offshore wind farms

Scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (UMCES) | 5 May 2017 SOLOMONS, MD -- A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake...
wolf pack

Denmark gets its first wild wolf pack in 200 years

PATRICK BARKHAM on THE GUARDIAN | 4 May 2017 "A wolf pack is roaming wild in Denmark for the first time in more than 200 years after a young female...

Deep-diving technology finds little filter feeder has giant carbon cycling impact

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MBARI) | 3 May 2017 Using a novel deep-sea technology, scientists have measured for the first time how a species of zooplankton called giant larvaceans...

Controversial study claims humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

EWEN CALLAWAY on NATURE NEWS | 27 April 2017 "Ancient humans settled in North America around 130,000 years ago, suggests a controversial study — pushing the date back more than...

Trump orders review of national monuments, vows to ‘to end these abuses and return...

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 26 April 2016 "President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review any national monument created since Jan....

NRDC Needs Your Help to Protect U.S. National Monuments

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 26 April 2017 On Wednesday April 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instructing the Interior Department to review national monument...

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Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

JoANNA KLEIN in THE NEW YORK TIMES | 14 February 2018 "The remote rain forests in Peru’s northeast corner are vast — so vast that...
How Scientists Use Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures to Fight Cancer

How Scientists Use Bioluminescent Deep-Sea Creatures to Fight Cancer

MATTHEW O. BERGER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 22 January 2018 Determining whether new immunotherapies are successfully fighting cancer cells can be difficult and expensive. Creatures...
Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All

JESSICA LEBER on OCEANS DEEPLY | 18 January 2018 While working for the Australian Department of the Environment, Christopher Cvitanovic, a marine protected area science...