Natural Resources

Endangered Sea Turtles Found On La. Island Could Help Its Restoration

"Sea turtle hatchlings have been spotted for the first time in at least 75 years on Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands, state officials announced Wednesday, and the hatchlings turned out to be young versions of Kemp's ridley turtles, the most endangered of five species found in the Gulf of Mexico."

Source:, 08/18/2022

Army Corps Opens Lengthy Environmental Review Of Line 5 Tunnel For Comment

"The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday opened a two-month window for the public to comment on a plan to dig a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac to house Enbridge's controversial Line 5 oil pipeline."

Source: Detroit News, 08/16/2022

"'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar Bears Cost Of Green Energy"

"The birds no longer sing, and the herbs no longer grow. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead. The people in this northern Myanmar forest have lost a way of life that goes back generations. But if they complain, they, too, face the threat of death."

Source: AP, 08/11/2022


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