Environment Forum

Audubon employees dig deep for the cause

March 17, 2009

You won’t see this on Wall Street folks.

Times are tough for U.S. non-profit organizations, so tough that some employees at one are donating their own money to help stave off layoffs and keep their projects going.

Cities in U.S. Southwest face thirsty times

March 11, 2009

The fast-growing U.S. Southwest has a problem: too many people, not enough water.

Palin strikes back on wolf allegations

February 4, 2009

Sarah Palin has struck back at Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, which is running a video accusing the Alaska governor of planning to expand the aerial hunting of wolves in her state.

Judd versus Palin on wolves

February 3, 2009

Sarah Palin still has environmentalists howling.

The Alaska governor and former Republican vice presidential hopeful is the target of a campaign by the Washington-based Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund which claims she is pushing for an expanded program for the shooting of wolves from the sky.

Environment falls as priority for Americans – Pew

January 22, 2009

2009 may not be such a green year in America after all.

According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, environmental protection has fallen off sharply as a priority issue among Americans. You can see the whole survey here.

Good news for South American penguins

December 30, 2008

Half a million Magellanic penguins are among the critters to get protection in a new coastal marine park just established by Argentina.

Good news on the Texas turtle front

June 19, 2008

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There are two turtle tales brewing on the coast of Texas at the moment and they’re both good.

Carbon credits to rescue a Madagascar forest?

June 12, 2008

lemur1.jpgCan credits traded in the world’s financial centers stop local farmers in Madagascar from burning up a rain forest filled with lemurs and other life found nowhere else in the world?