Environmentalists in Connecticut Protest Offshore Drilling

Connecticut activists who have teamed up with environmental advocates up and down the East Coast to oppose plans to explore and drill for oil in the Atlantic Ocean protested Monday outside a meeting for public comments on the controversial proposal.

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Group Takes Fight Over Barrier Reef Pipeline Funding to Ninth Circuit

An environmental advocate’s attorney urged a Ninth Circuit panel on Monday to revive a lawsuit challenging the U.S. government’s funding of a natural gas project that opponents say threatens one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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Sea Ice Loss Dooms Walrus If not Protected, Groups Claim

“The Fish and Wildlife Service knows the Pacific walrus is in trouble. The only thing preventing its protection is politics. We hope officials do the right thing and give this majestic animal the protections it needs to survive,” Center for Biological Diversity scientist Shaye Wolf said.

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