Experts warn that continued world population growth will make things worse.
"Opening more of the Arctic to drilling and fracking is incredibly reckless."
“The Arctic is believed to be warming twice as fast as the global average.”
“Is this what the Environmental Protection Agency has come to?”
“Years of bipartisan work have led to this moment and this historic opportunity for conservation.”
Titled "No Clean-Up, No Justice," the new report explains that for "more than five decades, the people of Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, have struggled against oil pollution, destruction of the environment and human rights violations."
“Now is not the time to think small or respond with superficial, bureaucratic proposals.”
"Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act will move us one step closer to fulfilling the LWCF’s promise and secure the future of our parks and public lands for the next generation."
“The climate emergency is here. Democrats need to take the lead on confronting it.”
If too much of the forest were to be degraded or lost, scientists worry that the whole area could be transformed into a savannah.