Environment

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...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Kublalsignh during his 2012 hunger strike. (Photo via the Highway Re-Route Movement)
Environmental crusader Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh, who has refused food and water...
Justin Hyatt, IPS
Fourth International Conference on Degrowth
For anyone who recently attended the Fourth International Conference on...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.