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Trump’s plan for the ocean? More business, less protection

President Trump put the brakes on a plan to balance the environmental, recreational and economic interests competing for the future of the ocean… app.com Weitere Artikel: How do offshore wind…

Paper cups: A silent killer of India′s honeybees?

Researchers found that the pollinators were drowning in the sugary residue of tea, coffee, juices and soft drinks that had attracted them as an a…  www.dw.com Weitere Artikel: Desert bees…

This refuge may be the most contested land in the US

Congress voted to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. Here’s what’s at stake for America’s wild frontier.  nationalgeographic.com Weitere Artikel: Schutzgebiete: Schweiz ist europäisches Schlusslicht! Zum Umweltbericht…

Desert bees have a secret: How to survive a decade of drought

Bees are most diverse in arid environments. Will their survival strategies hold up in an era of climate change? Researchers in New Mexico a …  undark.org Weitere Artikel: GM crops…

Nine people killed as Indian police open fire on pollution protesters

Protests against Thoothukudi smelter have been taking place for more than three months.  theguardian.com Weitere Artikel: Thousands of pollution deaths worldwide linked to western consumers. Western consumers who buy cheap…

As millions go hungry, India eyes ways to stop wasting $14 billion of food a year

India, one of the world’s largest food producers, is trying to tackle waste during production, processing, retailing and consumption. www.trust.org Weitere Artikel: Govt plans to burn millions of waste tyres…

‘Big Milk’ brings big issues for local communities

Mega-dairies are moving to Oregon, bringing concerns about their impacts on the state’s rural communities, family farms, and environment.  www.civileats.com Weitere Artikel: Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense…

Jerusalem to ban large diesel vehicles in city center from 2019

Capital follows lead of Haifa, European cities in trying to reduce pollution from carcinogenic fuels in built-up areas  www.timesofisrael.com Weitere Artikel: Community Solar Heads for Rooftops of NYC’s Public Housing…

Banned from the banking industry for life, a Scott Pruitt friend finds a new home at the EPA

Albert Kelly’s bank made a generous loan to Scott Pruitt before Kelly was banned from being a banker. In need of a new job, he found one at…  www.theintercept.com Weitere…

How do offshore wind farms affect ocean ecosystems?

Some scientists say wind turbine areas are like artificial reefs, creating sanctuaries for marine life. But plenty of questions regarding their… www.dw.com Weitere Artikel: First UN Ocean Conference signals global…

Community Solar Heads for Rooftops of NYC’s Public Housing Projects

New York City’s public housing authority is taking bids in a plan to lease its roofs for community solar projects that could power thousands … insideclimatenews.org Weitere Artikel: Thousands of…

Ice apocalypse

New research reveals scary projections for rapid sea-level rise.  grist.org   Weitere Artikel: New fruit tops “Dirty Dozen” list of most contaminated produce Strawberries top this year’s list of the…

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