PHOTOS: Wilderness Act Celebrated in Vallejo

PHOTOS: Wilderness Act Celebrated in Vallejo

New America Media, Photo Essay, Nicole Hudley, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

The City of Vallejo paid tribute to 50 years of conservation through The Wilderness Act.


Large Dams 'Highly Correlated' with Poor Water Quality


Inter Press Service, News Report, Carey L. Biron, Posted: Sep 01, 2014

The presence of large dams came along with findings of poor water quality, including high levels of mercury and trapped sedimentation, according to a new report.


No Environmental Refugees in Napa After the Quake


New America Media, First Person, Mary Jo McConahay, Posted: Aug 26, 2014

There would be no severely displaced, no massive numbers of environmental refugees in Wine Country.

Iceland on Alert for Massive Eruption of Bardarbunga Volcano


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

This is the question facing geologists as they contemplate a potential eruption of a massive volcano under the island nation’s largest glacier—a volcano that dwarfs Eyjafjallajokull, whose 2010 eruption famously disrupted air travel for days, stranding millions of travelers.


Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

A wilderness festival in Vallejo, Calif. aims to reach a diverse urban audience that doesn't typically visit national parks.

Yunnan, China Quake Death Toll Rises to 589


China Daily, News Report, Xinhua Staff, Posted: Aug 06, 2014

A 6.5- earthquake in China over the weekend triggered landslides that have blocked rivers that could lead to more destruction.


China to Ban Coal Use in Beijing by 2020


China Daily, News Report, Zheng Jinran, Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Beijing will ban the consumption of high-polluting fuels -- coal, fuel oil, petroleum coke, combustible waste, biomass fuels -- in downtown areas by 2020.


Study Links Wildlife Decline to Human Trafficking, Other Social Problems


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 02, 2014

A new report highlights a hidden social cost of fish declines: It drives up human trafficking and child labor.


Environmental Groups Lag Nation in Diversity


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jul 29, 2014

Mainstream environmental groups are not mirroring the increasing racial diversity in the United States, according to a new report.


How an Island-City Plans to Hold Back Rising Seas


KALW/New America Media, News Feature, Laura Flynn, Posted: Jul 25, 2014

Alameda Island residents say local officials' plans to address rising seas don't go far enough to protect people and property over the long term.

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