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    NASA Finds Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rain Forest
NASA Finds Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rain Forest

A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa’s Congo rain forest has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.

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U.S. Environmental Chief McCarthy at Hanoi University

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy addresses students at the Hanoi University of Natural Resources and the Environment in Han...


Secretary Kerry on Earth Day

“Climate change’s impacts aren’t far off in the future — they are here and now," Secretary of State Kerry says on Earth Day 2014. "We're increasingly seein...


Fact Sheet on U.S. Strategy for Preserving Arctic

The United States' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration outlines the U.S. plan for preserving the Arctic region.


Pamphlets

2014-02-10

    Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect
Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Respect and Protect

Illicit trade in threatened and endangered species is a multibillion-dollar business, and the increasingly intense demand for products derived from Africa’...

2013-01-17

    STEM: Making a Difference
STEM: Making a Difference

Meet some young people who are using STEM to have fun and make a difference.

2011-08-16

    California: Changing the Game on Climate
California: Changing the Game on Climate

California passes the Global Warming Solutions Act, a comprehensive law aimed at reducing the state's carbon emissions, in 2006.

Publications

2014-01-31

    EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green
EJ|USA: Earth Day 2014 — Paint the Town Green

To celebrate Earth Day, we show you the innovations of big cities going green.

2013-01-22

    Science: The New Frontier
Science: The New Frontier

Scientific discovery is an intellectual adventure that benefits all of humanity.

2012-11-30

    eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation
eJournal USA: Go Wild! Coming Together for Conservation

Every year, thousands of animal species go extinct. Animals that once roamed the Earth in abundance are permanently disappearing from our planet at a hear...

Articles

2014-04-24

    U.S. Companies Explore Opportunities in Africa’s Energy Sector
U.S. Companies Explore Opportunities in Africa’s Energy Sector

A high-level meeting on energy needs in Africa, held in Miami, is the latest U.S. government effort to connect American companies with opportunities to pro...

2014-04-23

    U.S. Businesses Increasingly Rely on Renewable Energy Sources
U.S. Businesses Increasingly Rely on Renewable Energy Sources

U.S. businesses and educational institutions are continuing their push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing their use of renewable energy sourc...

2014-04-23

    Peace Corps Volunteers Work to Make Every Day Earth Day
Peace Corps Volunteers Work to Make Every Day Earth Day

Peace Corps volunteers are leading grass-roots efforts in Cameroon, China, Peru and other countries to protect and preserve the environment, the Peace Corp...

Photo Galleries

2013-01-22

    What Is Best About Science
What Is Best About Science

Several recipients of the 2010 and 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers reveal what they think is best about science.

2012-11-30

    U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species
U.S. National Parks: Wild Spaces, Wild Species

The creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 sparked a great American conservation movement and tradition. Since then, the U.S. national park system ...

2012-03-30

    A Changing Planet
A Changing Planet

This photo gallery shows the many and varied effects of climate change around the world.

Videos

2014-02-14

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Is Coming to Indonesia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepares for his trip to Indonesia.

2014-01-29

Denis Hayes: Prosperity Without Pollution

Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day Network, talks about prosperity and the environment.

2014-01-29

Denis Hayes: Pollution Recognizes No Boundaries

Climate change requires a global effort, says environmental activist Denis Hayes.