LONDON, UK, July 17, 2012 (ENS) - With 10 days to go before the Summer Olympic Games, London is preparing to welcome 14,700 athletes, 21,000 media and 10.8 million ticket-holders to the city. ...
CORVALLIS, Oregon, July 30, 2012 (ENS) - The climate's "new normal" for most of the coming century will parallel the long-term drought that hit western North America from 2000 to 2004 - the most ...
WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2012 (ENS) - Flares, leaking pipelines and tanks emitted 92,000 tons of toxic chemicals into the air during accidents, break-downs and maintenance at Texas oil and gas ...
GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2012 (ENS) - "We meet at a time when the illegal killing and illegal trade in African elephants and rhinoceros have reached the highest levels in over a decade," John ...
BOULDER, Colorado, July 5, 2012 (ENS) - Air pollution from power plants, automobiles and agriculture is changing the alpine vegetation in Rocky Mountain National Park, finds a new study funded by the ...
PANAMA CITY, Panama, July 10, 2012 (ENS) - Extinction is imminent for two marine mammal species unless their habitat is immediately cleared of gillnets, the International Whaling Commission was warned ...
HONOLULU, Hawaii, July 11, 2012 (ENS) - A facility that will use nuclear radiation to kill insects found on agricultural produce has broken ground at a location selected to minimize danger to local ...
OTTAWA, Canada, July 12, 2012 (ENS) - Canadian health and statistics agencies are planning to explore the impact of wind turbine noise on the health of people living near wind power developments. ...
TEXAS CITY, Texas, July 13, 2012 (ENS) - A former hazardous waste disposal site adjacent to wetlands on the shore of Galveston Bay will be subject to a $56.4 million cleanup under a settlement ...
WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2012 (ENS) - Federal ocean authorities are making $250,000 in grants available to five states hit by debris from the March 2011 Japanese tsunami. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, July 2, 2012 (ENS) - The heart of the Congo Basin rainforest where elephants, gorillas and chimpanzees still survive was named a World Heritage Site Sunday by the United ...
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 13, 2012 (ENS) - The European Commission Wednesday proposed further cuts to carbon dioxide, CO2, emissions from new cars and vans by 2020. The proposals move the European Union ...