The history of treating the Gulf as a "sacrifice zone" must come to an end by focusing on a transition that brings the region more economic prosperity, not more drilling.
Financial markets love predictability and hate mixed messages. When messaging is ambiguous, it can send the markets into a tailspin. The same can be said for conservation. To address the threat of the illegal wildlife trade, the message we send must be direct and unwavering.
For approximately two months, Laura Reiley, the food critic of the Tampa Bay Times dove away to uncover some of Tampa's filthiest secrets, blatant lies, and deceit about the authenticity of food sourcing in that region of the country.
While we can't end fracking overnight, we can enact stricter regulations to help protect communities on the frontline of dirty drilling. We can convince President Obama to end new fracking on public lands.
The Giants Club, founded by His Excellency Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with the presidents of Botswana, Gabon and Uganda, with support from the international NGO Space for Giants, has giant ambitions to bring various stakeholders in elephant conservation together to solve the global crisis.
Baby songbirds are very delicate and require the constant care of a parent. Most songbird parents lack the appropriate body parts to be able to pick up their fallen offspring and return them to the nest.
Not only are the majority of Americans not losing much sleep over humanity's impending doom, most of them don't even want to call themselves environmentalists anymore. What's happening here?
Did you know that people are more likely to post a picture of a cat online than any other animal? And the average Buzzfeed cat video earns 9,000 views?
While we fight to save our planet from the ravages of climate change through the Clean Air Act, international agreements, better fuel mileage standards and clean energy incentives, climate change is already happening.
Last week more than 150 nations signed the Paris Agreement, pledging to hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Much as I applaud the historic diplomatic achievements the Paris Agreement represents, the treaty contains fatal flaws that threaten us and the planet.
Dear Mr. Buffett, if you believe that the Paris climate accord has put us on a path to rapid phase-out of fossil fuels, if you believe that the sun and wind will soon provide all the world's energy needs, there is little reason for you to say more. But I suspect you agree that more is needed.
Many in power in developing economies still cling to the fallacy that progress is only possible by using fossil fuels, rather than taking the opportunity to leapfrog the mistakes of the Global North.