Noise pollution from ships imperils Southern Resident orcas that depend on sound to communicate and find food and mates.
Northwestern tribes and the University of Washington climate group have joined forces to help protect salmon, roots, trees, and other important resources.
Half of Africa’s population lacks access to electricity, but microgrids powered by solar energy are lighting the way to energy independence.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada cites public backlash as one of the motivating factors for changing the rules governing marine protected areas.
The government is counting fisheries closures as protected spaces in order to hit a 2020 target. Many scientists argue this is not meaningful conservation.
New legislation would give planned MPAs interim protection during the years-long approval process.