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Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in the early 1970s To ignite change, Global Footprint Network provides #movethedate solutions, metrics, pledges, and new Footprint calculator (OAKLAND, CA, USA) — JUNE 27, 2017 — On August 2, humanity will have used…

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without major new action

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without major new action

New York, 9 June 2017 – On the concluding day of the first ever United Nations Ocean Conference, WWF calls for unprecedented action to achieve the agreed Ocean sustainable development goal. This comes as member states prepare to endorse a call for action that acknowledges the serious threats…

Rhino translocation off to a positive start in Nepal’s Terai

Rhino translocation off to a positive start in Nepal’s Terai

Kathmandu, Nepal – A Greater one-horned rhino found a new home in Bardia National Park through a successful translocation expedition from Chitwan National Park in Nepal’s Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) today. In the coming days, four additional rhinos will make this trek, all part of a larger effort…

Study: Third Wave of Fuel Projects Targets Pacific Northwest

Study: Third Wave of Fuel Projects Targets Pacific Northwest

Cousins to coal export and oil-by-rail projects, fracked fuel and petrochemical proposals gets its first regional review. SEATTLE,…

Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Today First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of ForestEthics Solutions, Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC…

Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban Will Have Steep Consequences for Pacific Northwest

Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban Will Have Steep Consequences for Pacific Northwest

Energy projects in the region will need to redo their reviews under a post-ban scenario. The end of…

Canada’s boreal woodland caribou at continued risk: CPAWS annual review finds limited progress in 2015

Canada’s boreal woodland caribou at continued risk: CPAWS annual review finds limited progress in 2015

Ottawa – In its third annual review of government action to conserve Canada’s boreal woodland caribou, the Canadian…

China’s biodiversity declines as human demands grow

China’s biodiversity declines as human demands grow

Beijing, China – Since 1970, China’s terrestrial vertebrates have declined by half, while the nation’s Ecological Footprint has…

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