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In its latest attack on environment, the Trump government has decided to repeal an Obama-era restriction on the use of neonics – a pesticide linked to falling bee populations, and the cultivation of genetically modified crops in dozens of national wildlife refuges where farming is permitted. Environmentalists, who had sued to bring about the two-year-old ban, […]

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According to documents obtained by conservation group Friends of Animals through a Freedom of Information Act request, the US Fish and Wildlife Service issued more than three dozen permits to hunters, allowing them to import lion trophies from two African nations since 2016. The news comes just months after the Trump administration quietly began allowing more trophy […]

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Investors managing more than $2.5 trillion have warned that fossil fuel companies backing Donald Trump’s plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  to drilling could face “enormous reputational risk and public backlash”. The group also adds that exploiting that area, which is one of wildest places left on Earth, would be an “irresponsible business decision”, as global action on […]

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While the Trump administration is busy promoting fossil fuels, rolling back Obama-era pro-environment policies and ignoring climate change, the country’s corporate giants are increasingly choosing to ignore the US president’s skeptical stance on climate change and moving ahead towards their own environmental goals. Several big names like Walmart, General Motors, Ford and Mars, appeared this week […]

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Few days ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Trump administration’s plans of lifting the Obama-era ban on import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, a move that ridiculed was by conservationists around the globe. Now the Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council has sued the Trump government for the same. After massive […]

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At the COP 23 UN climate summit being held in Bonn, Germany, war-torn Middle East country Syria signed the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving US the only country in the world which is not a part of the pact. The Paris accord was signed by nearly 200 countries in December 2015 in an effort to curb […]

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