natural environments

Birds v. Coal: South African Court Asked to Decide

Article: Birds v. Coal: South African Court Asked to Decide

CAMBRIDGE, UK, November 17, 2008 (ENS) – Wildlife conservationists have applied to the South African High Court for a judicial review of permission granted to a British-South African company to mine coal in the core of one of South Africa’ most ecologically sensitive natural environments. Conservationists contend the prospecting rights obtained by Delta Mining, a…

EPA Petitioned to Stop Sale of 260 Products Containing Nano-Silver

Article: EPA Petitioned to Stop Sale of 260 Products Containing Nano-Silver

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of consumer, health, and environmental groups Thursday filed a legal petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, demanding that the agency use its authority to regulate pesticides to stop the sale of more than 260 consumer products using nanosized versions of silver. The legal action is…

The Future is Green: Natural Habitats and Culture and Heritage

Article: The Future is Green: Natural Habitats and Culture and Heritage

Today, we’ll move away from the stuff that surrounds our lives every day and open up the aperture a bit, to look at how our green future interacts with natural habitats and wildlife, and culture and heritage. Again, it might not seem like there’s a huge connection here, but there really is. And it’s terribly…