Environment

Colombia’s Serranía de Chiribiquete becomes world’s largest tropical rainforest national park

Serranía de Chiribiquete National Park, located in the heart of the Colombian Amazon, on July 2, was expanded to 4.3 million hectares, making it the world’s largest national park protecting a tropical rainforest. In a double conservation win, it has...

Justice Department, EPA Reach Settlement with MFA Incorporated and MFA Enterprises Incorporated to Address Alleged Chemical Accident Prevention Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have entered into a consent decree with MFA Incorporated, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, and its wholly owned subsidiary MFA Enterprises, Incorporated (...

Federal Court Ruling Protects Wild Lands In Bitterroot National Forest

U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen on June 29, 2018 upheld the U.S. Forest Service’s 2016 Bitterroot National Forest Travel Plan against a legal challenge brought by motorized and mechanized users.

Yemen urged to halt damaging activities in Socotra Archipelago, as advised by IUCN

Following IUCN’s advice, the World Heritage Committee has urged Yemen to halt any activity that may negatively impact on the unique wildlife and landscapes of the Socotra Archipelago World Heritage site. The country has been requested to urgently...