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(UPI) -- A Florida jury on Wednesday decided that an environmentalist activist must pay more than $4 million to a development company for interfering with a business deal it had with local government officials. Maggie Hurchalla, 77, was sued in Florida state court in 2013 for allegedly making false ...
Officials with the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service last month announced the completion of a scientific review of the Canada lynx in the contiguous United States that concludes the secretive feline may no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act and should be considered for delisting, ...

The United Nations and its related organizations are expected to strongly warn the United States and other countries who are deliberately taking advantage of "environmental activist" to pursue their covert illegal, hostile and aggressive objectives. In fact, credit of the UN and its family of organizations is the ...
Earlier this week, we learned that Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt considers flying coach to be a security risk. Under fire for routinely booking seats in business or first class, when significantly cheaper accommodations toward the rear of the plan would've sufficed, Pruitt explained to a New ...
Marjory Stoneman Douglas was a tireless environmental activist who lived to be 108 and spent the last quarter of her life working to protect the Everglades. Contributed by Wikimedia ... Until that time, it was known as the namesake of one of South Florida's most colorful environmentalists. Marjory Stoneman ...
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, has thrust Douglas' name into the headlines this week as the nation grapples with the tragic and violent deaths of 17 people. But the events now bearing her name are the antithesis of Douglas' legacy of protecting the life and ...

Two Mother Nature activists, who were convicted by the Koh Kong provincial court on charges of incitement to commit a felony and violation of privacy, may be released on Tuesday as they have already served the five-month jail term imposed by the court. The two environmental activists, Hun Vannak and ...
Wildlife enthusiasts and environmentalists are critical of the farms' position, reports broadcaster NRK. The conflict is between salmon farmers, who had around 780 million fish in their facilities in 2016, and close to 20,000 pairs of great cormorants that nest along Norway's coast, according Artsdatabanken ...
Perhaps truth and justice will finally prevail," he added. environmentalists were discouraged by the Supreme Court's decision to consider the matter. "The Supreme Court's ruling is bad news for these endangered frogs," Cynthia Sarthou, executive director of the gulf Restoration Network, said in a statement ...
Tehran -- The increasingly bitter feud between Iran's president and hard-line commanders and clerics exploded into the open over the weekend with the arrest of a top environmental official and the prison death of a prominent Iranian-Canadian environmental activist who was arrested last month.
Authorities said Iranian Canadian environmentalist Kavous Seyed Emami, shown in a photo provided by his family, committed suicide in prison two ... Seyed Emami had been arrested two weeks earlier along with seven other environmental activists who were accused of using their work as a cover for ...
environmentalists, fishermen, and state governments are signaling their opposition to the Trump Administration's proposed plan to reopen the ocean off Cape Cod and New England to oil and gas exploration. "We are skeptical of anything the Trump Administration is doing in the marine environment or ...
Some state lawmakers want to shift control of environmental rules from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to state-appointed boards, a move environmentalists say would put the fox in charge of the henhouse. Senate Bill 652 would create an 11 member committee, mostly from industry ...
The bill has not won over other environmentalist groups either. ... Montoya on Friday said Michel and other environmentalists want to ensure that a power plant like San Juan will never be used as a coal-fueled plant ... But Montoya said environmentalists are free to negotiate with PNM to work out a plan.
Baton Rouge (CN) -- Ruling from the bench late Thursday, a federal judge said that a crude oil pipeline under construction through Atchafalaya Basin, North America's largest swamp, already has caused irreparable harm, galvanizing environmentalists who sued the Army Corps of Engineers for ...
Its new project, Patagonia Action Works, is a 'dating site' to connect environmental protection groups and wannabe activists. You've really got to hand it to Patagonia. Somehow, this major outdoor gear retailer has managed to maintain ethical production and environmental standards that far exceed those of ...
It's one of the species listed in a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by the center and other environmental groups over the wall. environmentalists claim the butterfly and a number of other species, including the Riverside fairy shrimp and the Pacific pocket mouse, could be in ...

environmental activists from around New England met at Emerson College Saturday to discuss issues facing environmental justice. Mass Green Summit attendees listened to a panel discussion about local progress on environmental issues and participated in workshops on how to better promote their ...
environmentalists are suspicious of a deal between Gov. Rick Scott and the U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to exempt Florida from plans to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. Pro-drilling groups said they should be. Officials from the federal agency held an informational session in Tallahassee Thursday ...
Transnational corporations, or TNCs, or just plain big businesses, are everywhere. They have an overwhelming influence and impact on our lives--and on the planet. They boast they are a force for good--and are helping in the fight against climate change. But Peter Dauvergne, professor of international ...
environmentalists and the State of California will head to federal court Friday in an effort to block construction of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall and force the administration to consider endangered species and other natural resources. U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel -- the same ...
VENTURA - Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia has launched an online platform which offers environmental activists and those running Sustainability organisations the opportunity to connect, enabling both parties to "take action on the most pressing issues facing the world today." The Patagonia Action ...
A court in north-central Vietnam's Nghe An province sentenced two environmental activists to prison terms on Tuesday for "abusing democratic freedoms" and obstructing officials in the performance of their duties, sources said. Hoang Duc Binh, a blogger on environmental issues, was handed a 14-year ...
The reduction of forests in national parks is caused not just by calamities, as some foresters claim, but also by wood logging, Environment Ministry says. Illustrative stock photo(Source: SME). Font size:A-|A+ 0. Slovak forests are disappearing and the extensive logging is causing harm to their biodiversity ...
A $58 million deal between Dominion Energy and the state in regard to the Atlantic Coast pipeline will help cover costs to address some of the pipeline's impacts. However, one environmental group is questioning why the deal was not made public when it was first made. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is set to ...
Patagonia is giving customers a new and convenient way to take part in environmental activism. The outdoor clothing company has launched Patagonia Action Works, a digital platform that informs people of local activism opportunities in the categories of land, water, climate, communities, and biodiversity, ...
Park Seong-su, a 45-year old environmental activist, showed his displeasure with the appellate court verdict in Samsung electronics' Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong's bribery case by spreading dog food on the entrance sign of the Seoul High Court in the capital's Seocho district on Feb. 6. "Yesterday the ...
... - Tuesday, Feb. 13, at St. Cloud high school, 2000 Bulldog Lane, St. Cloud. The meeting will be in the cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.- Thursday, Feb. 15, at Lake Nona Middle school, 13700 Narcoossee Road. The meeting will be in the cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.- Wednesday, Feb.
With President Trump's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, the FBI, along with local law enforcement agencies, could ramp up its attacks and surveillance of environmentalists in the near future. So far, the government methods have been downright chilling: from shooting down media drones in the ...
Why is this happening to California, because our state is run by the environmentalists who refuse to allow dead trees and brush to be cleaned out. They insist that our forests be kept "pristine" and "natural" regardless of the cost in devastated forests, destroyed property and worst of all, lost lives. I wish every ...
'Neno resign!' [Dnevnik] The Minister of Environment and Waters Neno Dimov was booed today (5 February) at an event organised as part of the program of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Chanting "Resignation" and "Neno is a liar", a group of protesters surprised the delegates of the ...
This month, three environmentalists from Abu Dhabi will travel to the ends of the earth to join polar-explorer Sir Robert Swan on the historic expedition Climate Force: Antarctica 2018. The UAE team's 'Team Zayed' includes Mariam Al Qassimi, the UAE co-ordinator of Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots ...
Two environmental groups want to know why regulators have yet to pursue the owners of the Torrance refinery for illegally storing hazardous waste at the Torrance Refinery, dogged by environmental and safety issues in the wake of a 2015 explosion. (02/18/15 Photo by Brad Graverson/The Daily Breeze).
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- In 2000, Erin Brockovich became a household name when actress Julia Roberts played her in the movie, "Erin Brockovich." The environmental activist helped win a multi-million dollar settlement and, in the process, open doors for women. Brockovich grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, ...
Coal Plant Legislation Draws Fire From environmentalists. environmentalists are taking aim at legislation that would address how New Mexico's largest electric provider recovers hundreds of millions of dollars in stranded costs related to the planned closures of two coal-fired power plants. Feb. 2, 2018, at ...
A cow elk crosses a road at the National Bison Range in Moiese, Montana, while bison graze in the background. An agreement reached Monday with the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service outlines management direction for the 18,500-acre range in Northwest Montana. [Photo credit: Travel Montana.] ...
TUSCSON, Ariz. (CN) - A coalition of environmentalists claim in court that a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf ignores the best available science on the subspecies, setting a course toward extinction for the southern-most North American wolf. The Tuesday lawsuits - one from the Center ...
Environmental groups are pushing Governor Tom Wolf to advocate more for green causes as the Democrat gears up for the final year of his first term and runs for reelection. Wolf will deliver his fourth budget address Tuesday--the annual speech to the legislature that lays out his priorities.
An environmental group sued the Trump Administration for delaying regulations on coal power plant pollution just ahead of the president's State of the Union address Tuesday during which Trump plans to play up the success of his deregulation push. "To the dinosaurs running Trump's EPA, subsidizing ...
Recently three men hailing from local environmentalist groups gathered together like lint in a dark place to compare notes and craft an opinion piece that was then published in the Medford Mail Tribune in an attempt to minimize the value of "Wild Horse Fire Brigade" and the many intelligent people ...
[photo credit: Alexander Vasenin] WASHINGTON (CN) - The National Marine Fisheries Service announced its final listing determination for the oceanic whitetip shark as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act Monday, disappointing those who had hoped for endangered species ...
Louisiana State Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, speaks to a packed house at the Atchafalaya Basinkeepers annual "Save the Wetlands" fundraiser, held at Artmosphere in Lafayette on Sunday. Mills praised the work of the non-profit environmental group, calling the Atchafalaya Basin the "crown jewel of Acadiana.
11 that a lawsuit brought by environmentalists over the federal government's handling of the potential sale of Plum Island could go forward. Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound and six other organizations and individuals filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security and General ...
Hong Kong's car-oriented roads are designed for an "alarming" number of vehicles, prevent people from walking, and worsen hazardous air pollution and public health, environmentalists have warned. Those who tout walking as a mode of transport argue there should be more car-free areas and describe ...
Zero-carbon energy vs. environmentalists in New England. The operators of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant, the only remaining nuclear plant in Massachusetts, recently announced that they would close the plant no later than June 2019. It has long been plagued with maintenance and safety issues, and ...
The Delaware River Basin Commission is proposing a ban on fracking within the Delaware River watershed, but is also revising its rules regarding other related activities within the basin. environmentalists say the proposed ban is a victory, but they are heavily criticizing two other rules under review that ...
TV host Bill Nye "The science Guy" is riling a number of environmentalists over his decision to attend President Trump · Donald John TrumpTrump: If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix Trump appears to call out Samsung over missing FBI text messages Trump commerce pick told lawmakers he would look ...
"This is a farcical sentence that must be overturned immediately. The two Mother Nature activists have done nothing but peacefully campaigned for the protection of Cambodia's environment and should have never been charged in the first place. Instead of going after the messenger, the authorities should ...
I'm preparing to speak with the environmental activist who has authored a dozen books on the impact of global warming and the intersection of politics, environmental policies, and everyday life. Radio Free Vermont is a fictional depiction of Vermonters leading a resistance movement advocating for the state's secession.
Competitive Enterprise Institute discovered that radical environmental groups are paying the salaries and expenses of staffers in Washington Governor Jay Inslee's office. As is well known, Governor Inslee and his political allies have engaged in a number of tactics to undermine both evidence-based ...


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