LA Council calls for regional reports on drought

LA Council calls for regional reports on drought

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Calling the regional drought a major emergency in need of long-term regional solutions, the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday requested a series of reports on projected municipal water supplies and expansion of efforts to recycle water and long-term support conservation. What You Need To Know The council unanimously approved a motion … Read more

Photographing Vancouver’s Nudis | The Tyee

Photographing Vancouver’s Nudis |  The Tyee

When Drew Beattie wants to get some fresh pictures of Vancouver’s underwater nudis to throw up on his Instagram he first checks the weather — overcast skies and calm waters are key for crisp shots. Next he gets his gear together. Camera, waterproof box, strobe lights, hot-pink gloves, a thick fleecy onesie — check. White … Read more

Bitcoin Environmental Debate Is Wrong

Bitcoin Environmental Debate Is Wrong

This is an opinion editorial by Marie Poteriaieva, a Ukrainian-French crypto industry observer and educator, following the space since 2016. Bitcoin is routinely treated as an environmental pariah: its energy consumption is quite simple to track and quick-label as “anti-ecological.” This statement is wrong on many levels, but public opinion is rarely nuanced, and politicians … Read more

Green wishlist: Climate, environment issues that Marcos needs to address

Green wishlist: Climate, environment issues that Marcos needs to address

MANILA, Philippines — President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will face the mammoth tasks of protecting the environment and its defenders, and responding to the climate crisis during a crucial period that will determine who survives and thrives once he takes over the country’s top government job on Thursday. But Marcos, who won last month’s election by … Read more

Myriad Genetics Issues Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report | News

Myriad Genetics Issues Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report |  News

2021 report demonstrates focus on ESG initiatives supporting health equity, social justice, and sustainability SALT LAKE CITY, June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, today released its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) report, highlighting increased efforts to support a healthy, equitable and … Read more

Of Conscience, Climate and Cricket: World Environment Day and the same old script

Of Conscience, Climate and Cricket: World Environment Day and the same old script

May I come in sir; a feeble voice echoed that shook me off from a reverie, in which I was comparing Joe Root with cricket legends of past times? Greg Chappell, Len Hutton, Sunil Gavaskar….. The voice reverberated again, repeating the same sentence. I shook myself off from the chair, paused a Ravi Shastri and … Read more

“Habitat” Flip Flop – Fish And Wildlife And National Marine Fisheries Services Rescind Trump Administration Definition Of “Habitat” – Environmental Law

“Habitat” Flip Flop – Fish And Wildlife And National Marine Fisheries Services Rescind Trump Administration Definition Of “Habitat” – Environmental Law

28 June 2022 Duane Morris LLP To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. Shortly after the new regulatory definition of “habitat” went into effect, the agencies that promulgated it (the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)) have rescinded it. The Endangered Species … Read more

Protecting Florida’s environment is a bipartisan endeavor

Protecting Florida’s environment is a bipartisan endeavor

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. Collecting trash for 13 hours on a mangrove island in Miami’s summer heat is an excellent way to suffer dehydration and heat exhaustion — not to mention get marooned … Read more

Ghana: Partner Government to Protect the Environment – Dr Bawumia to Chiefs

Ghana: Partner Government to Protect the Environment – Dr Bawumia to Chiefs

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called on chiefs and other traditional authorities to complement the government’s efforts to protect the environment. Speaking at this year’s edition of the OhumFestival of the Chiefs and people of Akyem Abuakwa at Kyebi in the Eastern Region on Saturday Vice President Bawumia said it was the duty … Read more

Ghana: ‘Galamsey Must Halt to Safeguard Environment’

Ghana: Partner Government to Protect the Environment – Dr Bawumia to Chiefs

Goaso — The activities of illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, must be completely halted in the country to safeguard lands, water bodies and forests, Mr Collins Oppong – Kyekyeku, a United Kingdom-based Ghana environmentalist, has stated. Mr Opong-Kyekyeku said though the government over the years had banned galamsey, people were still illegally mining in … Read more