Project restores Methow River's historic main channel near Twisp
Methow Valley News
About 30,000 cubic feet of earth and rock were removed along the channel. ... Upper Columbia spring Chinook are categorized as endangered under the federal Environmental Species Act, and upper Columbia steelhead are categorized as threatened.
First-ever World Lemur Festival Celebrated in Madagascar
Madagascar is one of the most biodiversity-rich countries on the planet, with levels of endemism (organisms found nowhere else) among the very highest on Earth. This applies not just to individual species, but also to unique genera and entire families, ...
Study Says Curbing Population Growth Won't Help Address Climate Change
If you're looking to reduce the pressure humanity is putting on the climate and global ecosystem, curbing population growth can't help you much. That's the conclusion of new research published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ...
'Secret' Decision to Hide Nuclear Plant Quake Risk Challenged
Environment News Service
WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2014 (ENS) – Friends of the Earth has petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a “secret decision” by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that the group claims “illegally” changes the operating license for the Diablo ...