Stories in Category "Environment & Sustainability"

Farmers and Fishermen Work Together to Restore Habitat

Farmers and Fishermen Work Together to Restore Habitat

Farmers and government work together to restore Iowa trout streams
Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California

Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California

It was another week of intense wildfire fighting in tinder-dry California as thousands of homes were threatened and hundreds more were destroyed.
Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder

Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder

It’s early spring and nearly 60 people have gathered for the Central Iowa Honey Producers’ annual auction. The sale, with its reconditioned and specially....
Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies

Wildfire season off pace, drought limited east of Rockies

One of the driest periods in California history has not resulted in the number of wildfires as experts feared. Nevertheless, parts of the Golden State are....
EPA opens hearings on coal emissions

EPA opens hearings on coal emissions

Hundreds voiced their opinions this week over proposed changes to federal guidelines and clean energy standards governing power companies. The Environm....
Oregon Hopes To Be First State To Map GMO Fields

Oregon Hopes To Be First State To Map GMO Fields

If the mapping goes ahead, Oregon would be the first state to map fields and mandate preventive measures for modified crops. Advocates say Oregon could be....
Fish Taken From California Hatcheries Amid Drought

Fish Taken From California Hatcheries Amid Drought

The operation, will transport about 2 million fish, including 430,000 fingerling steelhead salmon, for release months ahead of schedule.
Fukushima Farmers Appeal To Tokyo With Live Bull

Fukushima Farmers Appeal To Tokyo With Live Bull

Thousands of farmers lost their livelihoods when their farms, produce and livestock were declared off-limits and unsafe after the nuclear plant, crippled ....
Environmentalist File Lawsuit To Protect Eagles From Wind Energy

Environmentalist File Lawsuit To Protect Eagles From Wind Energy

The American Bird Conservancy argues that the rule, which extended by 25 years the length of time companies may kill or injure eagles without fear of pros....
EPA Mandate: 30 Percent Reduction in Coal Emissions by 2030

EPA Mandate: 30 Percent Reduction in Coal Emissions by 2030

The new guidelines, released this week by the Environmental Protection Agency, call for a 30 percent reduction in coal fired power plant emissions by 2....