Here’s Why Your Recycling Sometimes Ends Up In A Tucson Landfill | Local news

Here’s Why Your Recycling Sometimes Ends Up In A Tucson Landfill |  Local news

After a Tucson area resident shared on the Nextdoor app that they heard that the company that collects its recycling takes it to landfill, without attempting to recycle it, several neighbors responded that they would cancel the service. Is the rumor true? The answer is, it depends. A survey of companies in eastern Pima County, … Read more

How companies are cleaning the world’s most polluted rivers

How companies are cleaning the world’s most polluted rivers

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste are discharged into the ocean, most of it coming from around 1,000 hyper-polluting rivers. And with overall waste production set to increase by more than 75% by 2050, the problem is set to get worse. Companies around the world have turned their attention to the river litter … Read more

Environmental surveillance investigating “elevated” lead levels in Victorian wetland ducks

Environmental surveillance investigating “elevated” lead levels in Victorian wetland ducks

Wedge-tailed eagles and other protected species are at risk of being paralyzed by lead poisoning in Victoria, according to wildlife advocates, with illegal lead ammunition still being used to shoot ducks. Key points: High levels of lead have been found in some Victorian ducks over the past four years Lead ammunition for duck hunting is … Read more

The Port of New York and New Jersey collide with an accumulation of shipping containers

The Port of New York and New Jersey collide with an accumulation of shipping containers

The Port of New York and New Jersey announced new tariffs on empty containers and export volume on Tuesday in its battle to reduce container congestion. Both loaded and empty containers considered long-lived will be subject to a quarterly “container unbalancing fee”. The rate will be effective September 1, pending the mandatory 30-day federal notice. … Read more

Sustainable harvest of wild sandalwood sought after by the traditional owners of Yilka

Sustainable harvest of wild sandalwood sought after by the traditional owners of Yilka

The smell hits Kayshun Murray when her chainsaw is almost in the trunk. Standing in the desert of Western Australia, wearing a helmet and steel-hooded boots, the young ranger inhales a fragrance judged to be among the best in the world. “You can really smell all the beauty it contains,” she said. The scent of … Read more

Ships Must Slow Down To Save Endangered Whales, US Government Says | Wildlife news

Ships Must Slow Down To Save Endangered Whales, US Government Says |  Wildlife news

Ships off the east coast of the United States need to slow down more often to help save an endangered species of whale from extinction, the federal government said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made the announcement Friday through proposed new rules designed to prevent ships from colliding with North Atlantic right whales. … Read more

The 2nd state of Mexico begins avocado exports to the US market

The 2nd state of Mexico begins avocado exports to the US market

MEXICO CITY — US consumers will finally have the chance to try Jalisco avocados after 25 years in which neighboring Michoacan was the only Mexican state allowed to send the green fruit to the US market. This could help with prices, which have soared to over $ 2 per fruit this year in a drop … Read more

The 2nd state of Mexico begins avocado exports to the US market

The 2nd state of Mexico begins avocado exports to the US market

MEXICO CITY — US consumers will finally have the chance to try Jalisco avocados after 25 years in which neighboring Michoacan was the only Mexican state allowed to send the green fruit to the US market. This could help with prices, which have soared to over $ 2 per fruit this year in a drop … Read more

Putin’s new gas tightening condemns Europe to recession and winter of rationing

Putin’s new gas tightening condemns Europe to recession and winter of rationing

Europe has previously received around 45% of its annual gas supplies from Russia. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters Europe’s descent into economic contraction appears to have been confirmed with Russia reducing natural gas supplies to the region and heavy industry facing severe rationing in the coming months. A few days after Europeans heaved a sigh of … Read more

Hysteria and greed create costly energy policies that will not save the planet

Hysteria and greed create costly energy policies that will not save the planet

Those pushing for more action – and more money – to reduce greenhouse gas emissions sound a lot like Dr. Smith in the 1960s television series “Lost in Space”: “We are doomed, doomed I mean!” Last week, President Joe Biden said that climate change “is literally, not figuratively, a clear and present danger.” UN Secretary … Read more