Conservation

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmentalists warn the development project could lower the aquifer that feeds springs and streams that support wildlife and recreation on the park's South Rim, pictured here. (Photo: Rich Herrmann/flickr/cc)
The U.S. Forest Service is considering approval for a mega-development on the outskirts of the majestic Grand Canyon—a project the superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has called one of the greatest threats in the 96-year history of the park. The Stilo Development Group, based in Italy, has proposed a sprawling urban development for the...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The untapped riches in the world’s oceans are estimated at...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Atlantic coast near Galicia, Spain. (Photo: Paulo Brandao/flickr/cc)
In case you weren't already worried about the current and rapid acidification...