Brazil’s environmental regulator rules the dam’s backers had failed to supply information to show its social and environmental impact
30 years after the nuclear plant disaster the radioactive land could become a solar plant with 1,400MW capacity.
According to NASA the Amazon is suffering the driest start of dry season in the last 15 years.
If verified the 129.2 degrees Fahrenheit temperature registered in Mitribah, Kuwait on Thursday July 21 will be making part of history.
With pollution levels at its highest the Ministry of Environment announced plans to reforest the area and fight pollution.
The list includes diverse landscapes and Mexican Archipielago de Revillagigedo is one of them.
The people of Tasco in Colombia are refusing the reopening of an iron mine in their region after they've become aware of its consequences.
Solar Impulse is an airplane completely powered by solar energy.
It has incredibly long wings, 72m, is very lightweight, and has a maximum speed of 140km/h.
In a study published in Scientific Reports, scientists presume species will migrate even under moderate warming scenarios.
Tree species in the Amazon rainforest are so many and varied that it would take three centuries to catalogue them, a major study has estimated.
2015 was the deadliest year for environmental activists and the region has been suffering the highest toll on the world.
Being the source of water for more than 10 million people its conservation and cleaning is a national matter.
The license which allowed construction of a port near the Cispatá Bay has been revoked.
The joint climate plan was announced at the North American Leaders Summit in Ottawa.
Authorities are trying to reduce pollution in the capital but confused policy-making and rising car ownership are reducing the city to poisonous gridlock
The Kankuamo marquezi tarantula is found in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia.
The Paraguayan government has declared the Pilcomayo river drought as the worst environmental emergency in 19 years.
Despite being sanctioned by Peruvian environmental authority (OEFA) Petro-Peru has allegedly pumped more crude and caused an oil spill in the Loreto region.
Italian composer Luduvico Enaudi played an original piece in a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean to ask for its protection.
The Manchineel tree or beach apple is perhaps the most dangerous trees in the world and is now in danger of extinction.
BioLite has developed a home stove that can replace cooking fires, give access to electricity and replace kerosene lamps.
Sunglasses and skateboards are being produced with recycled fishing nets in Chile.