Conservation

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmental groups, with the help of a well-known philanthropist, have sued the federal government over the environmental impacts of its coal-leasing program. The federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), housed within the U.S. Department of the Interior, leases mining rights on federal property to private companies, many of which export the coal...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The polar bear—stranded on a shrinking ice floe and struggling to survive as...
Desmond Brown, IPS News
PYEONGCHANG, Republic of Korea - The remarkable biodiversity of the countries...