Environment

World’s insurers launch commitment to protect World Heritage Sites

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The Mesoamerican Reef – a priority ecoregion for WWF – covers a large territory of water, from the Bay Islands in the...

Eco-Jihadism: Somali Terrorist Group Bans Plastic Bags

The Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabab has banned single-use plastic bags because of the threat they pose to the environment.

EPA Completes Cleanup of Chemical Hazard in Tonawanda, New York

Removing a significant threat to public health and safety, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed its cleanup of improperly stored hazardous materials at the Morgan Materials, Inc., facility in Tonawanda, New York.

Rain Forecast Complicates Rescue of Thai Soccer Team

Rescuers in Thailand are racing against time to get a youth soccer team out of the partially flooded cave where they have been trapped for more than a week as forecasters predict heavy rains in the coming days.