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Placeholder while article actions load A group of Talbot County residents filed suit against the Maryland Department of the Environment on Friday over its approval of a massive development on the Eastern Shore that they say would pollute the Chesapeake Bay. The lawsuit, filed by 11 residents and the resident-led Talbot Integrity Project, escalates a …

By Newsy StaffMay 26, 2022 The decline or loss of bees could affect our food and other products, but it can also affect our environment, as they serve as a pollinator. Worldwide, bees are vanishing, which could have huge implications for the environment. Bees play an essential role in ecosystems humans rely on. They can produce …

Los Baños, Laguna—In March 2019, a young Cuvier’s beaked whale was found on the verge of death along the shores of Mabini, Davao de Oro, and when a necropsy was performed, nearly 40 kilos of plastic was found in its stomach—including rice sacks and grocery bags. “The plastic in some areas was so compact it …

—UNICEF The world’s richest countries are contributing to the destruction of the global environment, risking the present and future of children all over the world, said the latest “Report Card” published by UNICEF‘s Office of Research, Innocenti. Countries like Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, and Norway, that are creating healthy environments within their borders have the opposite …

HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) – The ‘WELL is a new after-school program in Hopewell, giving students a safe place to have fun and build relationships. “There’s just a genuine happiness to be here and be in the safe,” said Superintendent Melody Hackney of Hopewell Public Schools. “Every afternoon, between 3 and 3:30 p.m., I can hear …

Amazon shareholders have rejected 15 resolutions brought forward by investors in a push to influence the company’s environmental impact and treatment of workers. Shareholders voted on Wednesday against all the resolutions, most of which focused on worker rights and other social issues. The resolutions included calls for the company to report on worker health and …

Pakistan’s economic team is negotiating with the IMF for a bailout package. One of the conditions is to remove all fossil fuel subsidies which cost Pakistan almost $12 million per day. It is argued that this would help plug the widening current account deficit and also help take the climate change agenda forward. The new …

SAN DIEGO —  San Diego County is considering investments to improve street safety, address climate change, reduce stormwater pollution and protect natural lands and species, through a $618.7 million budget for its Land Use and Environment Department. The department presented its spending plan to the board Friday, as part of a series of hearings on the …

Students enjoy fun and games during Spring Fest in April 2022. The University delivered an in-person learning and on-campus student experience, with a low positivity rate, as COVID-19 cases soared nationally. At the Omicron variant’s peak, COVID-19 case counts in the United States rocketed to record-high figures around the holiday season and for most of …

SAN DIEGO —  San Diego County is considering investments to improve street safety, address climate change, reduce stormwater pollution and protect natural lands and species, through a $618.7 million budget for its Land Use and Environment Department. The department presented its spending plan to the board Friday, as part of a series of hearings on the …