Environment

Earthjustice Asks Court to Protect Independent Science Advisors

Doctors and scientists filed a brief on Aug. 15 in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is illegally excluding top experts from participating on its scientific committees, compromising the committees...

Federal Court to Hear New Mexicans’ Challenge to Discriminatory Solar Rates

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WWF Statement on Cooperation between CITES and the World Heritage Convention

In response to the decision by the CITES committee to accept Resolution 15.6, Cooperation between CITES and the World Heritage Convention, WWF issued the following statement from Colman O Criodain, Policy Manager, Wildlife Practice.

Scientists Extract DNA From Hawksbill Turtle Products to Help Save Species

Scientists have developed a test to extract DNA from hawksbill turtle products, including tortoiseshell jewelry. The novel method could be a major tool to track small and large-scale operations still targeting hawksbills for the illegal trade.