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Starbucks urged to cut ties with Hong Kong chain that still serves shark fin

The shark fin trade poses a danger to vulnerable shark species.

Antarctic ice melt has tripled in five years

"A three-fold increase now puts Antarctica in the frame as one of the largest contributors to sea-level rise."

Major companies announce their commitment to eliminate single-use plastic

Major brands such as SeaWorld Parks, American Express, Royal Caribbean, IKEA, A&W Canada and Burger King U.K. have all announced their effort to eliminate items like plastic drinking straws, stirrers, lids and bags.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

India’s decision to eliminate single-use plastic bags by 2022 is ‘game-changing’

"It is the duty of each one of us, to ensure that the quest for material prosperity does not compromise our environment."

Could a risky pipeline bring together a politically divided state?

"This project threatens some of our most basic American values; I think you'll find the people in Pennsylvania care a lot about public safety especially of their most vulnerable residents – children and seniors."

Pope urges oil companies to lead clean energy transition in unprecedented Vatican Conference

"Civilization requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilization."

Plastic pollution is a problem – these kids are working for a solution

We have five questions for teenagers Carter and Olivia Ries, founders of One More Generation and the One Less Straw campaign.

TransCanada Pipeline explodes in West Virginia

TransCanada – the same company behind the Keystone pipeline – said the explosion has been contained and an investigation is underway.