Conservation

Man wearing gorilla suit completes London Marathon after six days

A man in a gorilla suit has completed the London Marathon nearly a week after it started.<p>Tom Harrison, dubbed Mr Gorilla, crawled the 42-kilometre …

London Marathon

This Land Was Your Land

A recent example of how states cash in and sportsmen lose out<p>In October 2016, Utah’s Trust Lands Administration put 3,700 acres of state property on …

The Anti-Trump movement is working. Here's how hundreds of Montanans rallied to kill a bill.

We rallied to protect our public lands. It worked.<p>It became clear around 11 am that the Helena Capitol building was far too small for all the demonstrators who showed up.<p>Every balcony in the rotunda was full. People spilled out of the room and into the hallways. When we chanted, the building …

Clash over Bears Ears tests years of progress on Native spirituality

To Native Americans, Bears Ears National Monument is more than a national park, it is holy ground connecting them to their ancestors and the …

Environment

OPINION | NM has history of selling off state lands

Fake news is trending – even among the institutions that should know better. I’d hope to count the office of State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn …

Albuquerque

Offshore Executive Order Threatens Coastal Parks

Expanded drilling, marine sanctuary restrictions could endanger national parks.<p>WASHINGTON – President Trump today signed an executive order that …

National Parks

Nature Conservancy’s Melissa Ryan on Making Impact with Conservation Photos

Melissa Ryan, director of photography at <i>Nature Conservancy</i> magazine, says that in order to create more powerful messages for conservation, …

The Nature Conservancy

Trump Might Be The First President To Scrap A National Monument

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review the national monuments1 created by his three most …

Conservationist Lena Chan: Singapore’s very own ‘mother nature’ at work

April 28, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Over the past decade, Singapore has progressed by leaps and bounds in preserving its natural heritage despite the ever-present …

Nature

Tribune Editorial: Utah’s national monuments have already justified themselves

"The member tribes of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition hold the Bears Ears immediate landscape, as well as the lands fanning out from its twin …

Salt Lake City

Climate Change, Conservation, And The Towering Importance Of Stewardship

A funny thing happens when you’re sitting with friends at a restaurant and people start to talk about ecology. Somewhere between the appetizer and the second round of drinks, the ideas of “taking care of the environment” and “global warming” get conflated. A conversation about trash gyres, oil …

Climate

Trump's Plan to Screw Over National Monuments Is Mirrored By This Government Flickr Page

On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order that opened up a review of 25 national monuments, potentially setting the stage for Secretary …

Climate

Secretary Zinke Announces $32.6 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes

Date: April 27, 2017<br>Contacts: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov<br>National Park Service: kirbylynn_shedlowski@nps.gov, 202-513-0354<p>Offshore Drilling Funds …

Outdoors

Trump orders review of national monuments

The President says the move would return federal areas to the people, but critics fear it could open the land for potential development.<p>Mr Trump …

Nature

Monumental Outrage: Patagonia, Outdoor Brands Take On Trump

Outdoor brands wasted no time blasting President Donald Trump’s new executive order about America’s national monuments. Patagonia called the move …

Patagonia

Amazon rainforest under threat as Brazil tears up protections

The Amazon rainforest is facing a new threat: politics. Brazilian laws that protect the world’s largest rainforest are threatened by the country’s …

Brazil

WATCH: President Trump signs Antiquities order that could roll back conservation efforts

<i>Update: This event has ended.</i><p>President Trump is set to sign the Antiquities Executive Order on Wednesday, that could expand use of protected lands …

Donald Trump

A Lack of Clear Boundaries Impedes Sustainable Development in Indonesia

Laurensius Lani’s footsteps can be heard at dawn alongside the traditional <i>honay</i> thatched-roof houses of the Baliem Valley, here in the archipelago …

Indonesia

Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday that could foreshadow changes to two national monuments in Oregon and Washington.<p>Trump’s order …

Oregon

How Science Can Teach Businesses To Value The Environment

The Nature Conservancy (TNC), an international science-based environmental advocacy organization, was one of many sponsors of the March for Science …

Innovation

Nature knows no borders. Border security can take a heavy toll on endangered wildlife

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b> President Trump has long said he wants to build a hardened wall across the U.S.-Mexico border to …

Immigration

Secretary Zinke Announces Boost to Wetland, Waterfowl Conservation, Access to Public Lands Through Conservation Grants, Federal Duck Stamp Funds

Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov<br>Vanessa Kauffman, 703-358-2138, vanessa_kauffman@fws.gov<p>$38.8 million approved for wetland conservation projects; …

Outdoors

A Win for Both Nature and Fishermen in Mauritius

<b>By Vanina Harel</b><p>I was excited to share Mauritius’ positive first steps toward sustainable fisheries last weekend at the Earth Optimism Summit in Washington, D.C.<p>Mauritius, where I’m from, is a small island in the Indian Ocean that has been victim to pollution, unsustainable development and rapid …

Nature

Cheer up! Can optimism help protect the environment?

Is the state of our environment really all doom and gloom? The first Conservation Optimism Summit suggests a need, as well as a cause, for optimism.<p>Watching the news or browsing through your Facebook timeline, you might get the impression that our planet is doomed. Resource extraction, mass …

Optimism

BBC News

Park ranger Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, explains how he lives in constant fear of attack for protecting wildlife in Virunga National Park.<p>The former child soldier, who has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize, told the BBC how he has to live away from …

Africa

Mozambique battles illegal logging to save tropical forests

To tackle the crisis, the government has launched a slew of measures that include a ban on the export of all unprocessed logs and a five-year …

Ecology

America's Opioid Epidemic Is Destroying the Rainforest - Motherboard

The jungles in Guatemala's northern reaches are some of the most biodiverse forests north of the Amazon. They're one of the last remaining homes for jaguars, tapirs, and scarlet macaws. And they're being systematically destroyed.<p>There are a number of factors that contribute to deforestation in …

Heroin

Jewell defends Bears Ears monument process

On her journey home to Seattle from Washington, D.C., Sally Jewell spent a few weeks this spring in New Mexico, Utah and Nevada visiting some of the …

National Parks

Outdoor Recreation Economy Report

<b>OUTDOOR RECREATION MAKES AMERICA STRONGER</b><p>Outdoor recreation is among our nation’s largest economic sectors. From the smallest rural towns to the most …

Outdoors

Worrying landscape in Marine Protected Areas

According to the Environmental Audit Committee

Sailing