Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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California’s wetlands function as the state’s environmental liver. Without them, the planet has no natural defense system against greenhouse gas emissions.
More than 800,000 children risk death by starvation in East Africa and aid agencies have just weeks - months at most - to save them, World Vision charity said on Wednesday.
Extreme weather, made worse by climate change, along with the health impacts of burning fossil fuels, has cost the U.S. economy at least $240 billion a year over the past ten years, a new report has found.
An Italian photographer has spent the past five years photographing how the construction of the Gibe III Dam will affect Ethiopia’s local communities.
A federal judge said Tuesday he is considering a 30-day extension to Flint’s short-term contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to give the city council more time to approve a long-term drinking water source.
As climate changes in the American Southwest, heat, drought, wildfire and insects threaten the piñon pine — and potentially an entire ecosystem.
The extreme heat, which fed wildfires and a heat wave so fierce it was dubbed 'Lucifer', was made 10 times more likely by climate change, scientists find.
As the full scope of Hurricane Maria's devastation emerges, leaders are calling for urgent help. Many of the risks were spelled out in a 2013 climate assessment.
The never-ending dispute continues between farms and cities wanting to receive more water and environmental groups fighting for the Delta’s fragile population of tiny smelt.
The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and to farms in both nations, U.S. water district officials said.
Despite the writing on the wall being in neon letters there is little by way of a concerted and coordinated effort to address a problem that is killing hundreds of thousands every year.
A recent federal audit over a water-banking program in the Klamath Basin lacks an understanding of the on-the-ground reality in the region.