Human Footprint Too Big for Nature
The world's natural ecosystems are being degraded at a rate unprecedented in human history, according to a report released today by WWF, the global conservation organization.
Global Warming Endangers National Parks
Global warming is threatening the health of Yellowstone, Yosemite and ten other national parks in the West, according to a report released today by the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Sundance Channel Green to Launch on Sundance Channel in Early 2007
Sundance founder, Robert Redford announced today that Sundance Channel will launch SUNDANCE CHANNEL GREEN, a weekly primetime destination block focusing on environmental topics, in early 2007.
Pearl Jam to Offset Climate Footprint of 2006 World Tour
Continuing its commitment to reduce the negative impacts associated with climate change, Pearl Jam announced today that it has partnered again with Conservation International (CI) to help offset the carbon footprint associated with its 2006 concert tour.
Green Energy Virtual Stock Challenge -- Are You the Ultimate Green Technology Investor?
Green technology Investor portals RenewableEnergyStocks and GreenTechInvestor present "The Ultimate Green Tech Investor Virtual Stock Trading Contest" -- a chance to win a ZAP electric car or electric scooter as well as gain a valuable education on green technology over the course of this summer's virtual trading competition.
Six Grassroots Environmentalists Win Goldman Environmental Prize
A Vietnam veteran fighting Pentagon plans to incinerate chemical weapons stockpiles, a man who tipped the United Nations to illegal logging in war-torn Liberia and the person behind the creation of the world's largest area of protected tropical rainforest are among the winners of this year's prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize (b-roll/satellite feed available; see below).
Tyler Environmental Prize Winners Announced
Two authorities on the water cycle – a Canadian whose findings convinced politicians to act against algal blooms and acid rain, and a Russian who warned of a world crisis in drinking water supplies – will share the 2006 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
90% of Americans Concerned About Environment
Soaring energy prices, an increase in global warming, news about the rise in CO2 levels and pollution, and rapid deforestation may explain why 90% of Americans are somewhat and very concerned about the future of the environment.
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