Environment
  • by Michael Lerner At least 114 of 229 sites are at risk, mostly from mining, fossil fuel extraction, logging, etc.Environment,development,fossil fuels,logging,mining,peacekeepers,World Heritage sites,WWF,Michael Lerner

    Macchu Pichu, Peru, one of the world heritage sites threatened by logging. (Source: Lori VB/flikcr)
  • Fog and smog in Beijing. (Source: Theis Kofoed Hjorth/flickr)

    ​by Juliana Kenny The pact needs 55 countries to sign it to become enforceable.Environment,carbon emissions,China,climate change,global warming,greenhouse gas emissions,New York,Paris climate deal,Paris talks,U.S.,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Mar 31, 2016, 3:55 PM EDT
  • An iceberg off of Greenland. (Source: Robert Young/flickr)

    by Michael Lerner The ice reached a max. of 5.607mn sq. miles at almost 11 degrees warmer than normal.Environment,Arctic,climate change,CO2,sea ice,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 29, 2016, 11:11 AM EDT
  • Coral bleaching in the Gulf of Thailand. (Source: Eco Cafe’ Phuket/flickr)

    ​by Juliana Kenny Global warming is negatively impacting the world's marine life.Environment,Australia,climate change,coral bleaching,coral reef,exoskeletons,global warming,Great Barrier Reef,marine life,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Mar 24, 2016, 5:06 PM EDT
  • (Source: Nick CP/flickr)

    by Michael Lerner The total cost of repairing the U.S.'s water and wastewater systems could be $1.3 trillion.Environment,pipes,wastewater,Water,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 23, 2016, 11:04 AM EDT
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    by Juliana Kenny The infamous theme park has said it will end its orca breeding program.Environment,killer whales,orcas,San Diego,SeaWorld,Juliana Kenny

    Published Date : Mar 17, 2016, 3:51 PM EDT

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