Oil pollution: A ‘hairy’ situation

Exxon Valdez 1989, Deepwater Horizon 2010, Russian Arctic 2020 — these oil spills will forever be remembered as exceptional environmental disasters. Yet, each year, our waters suffer from oil-based pollution on a smaller scale. One hairdresser in the south of France is using one of the most overlooked, renewable, natural resources to change things: human … Read more Oil pollution: A ‘hairy’ situation

Alaska’s ‘Into The Wild’ bus removed from wilderness

An abandoned bus in Alaska featured in the film “Into The Wild” has been airlifted as a public safety measure. Adventurer Christopher McCandless, the film’s subject, has inspired people to find themselves in the wilderness and they have sometimes put themselves in harm’s way. Some have had to be rescued, and some even died. Local … Read more Alaska’s ‘Into The Wild’ bus removed from wilderness

Out of the wild | Alaska removes ‘Into the Wild’ bus from Stampede Trail

After multiple search and rescue missions to save thrillseekers from the Alaskan wilderness over the years, the state National Guard removed a 1940s bus, featured in the 2007 film ‘Into the Wild,’ using a Chinook helicopter. In a joint mission between the Department of Natural Resources and the National Guard, soldiers flew to the remote … Read more Out of the wild | Alaska removes ‘Into the Wild’ bus from Stampede Trail

Siberia Oil Spill Could Reach Arctic Ocean, Russian Environmentalist Warns

An unknown amount of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into an environmentally fragile Arctic lake in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia, according to the regional governor on Tuesday. Krasnoyarsk region Gov. Alexander Uss said that it wasn’t immediately possible to assess the damage to fish and … Read more Siberia Oil Spill Could Reach Arctic Ocean, Russian Environmentalist Warns

Live: Hubei’s policies on the resumption of work and production 湖北加快复产复工的相关政策

Hubei Province holds its 95th press conference in its capital, Wuhan. With the #coronavirus situation under control, the provincial government has shifted its focus to the resumption of work and production. Officials are invited to introduce policies on protecting natural resources and speeding up recovery of economic and social development. #COVID19

China launches sixth Mt. Qomolangma measuring mission

China on Thursday started a new round of measurements of the height of Mount Qomolangma, the world’s highest peak in the country’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The announcement was made at a briefing by the Chinese Ministry of Natural Resources at the 5,200-meter-high base camp. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more China launches sixth Mt. Qomolangma measuring mission

Pioneer CEO to Argue for 20% Cut to Texas Oil Production in May

Apr.13 — U.S. shale needs a $30 oil price to really save the industry, says Pioneer Natural Resources Chief Executive Officer Scott Sheffield. He discusses the historic OPEC+ output cut and the need for a mandatory production cut in Texas with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Pioneer CEO: U.S. Oil Output May Lose 2 Million Barrels a Day in 2021

Mar.10 — Scott Sheffield, chief executive officer at Pioneer Natural Resources, discusses the impact of the Saudi Arabia-Russia price war on his company and U.S. oil producers. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”

Save the ocean ⁠— protect the future

Humans depend on the ocean for all of our needs: from the air we breathe to the food we eat and the energy we use. However, unsustainable human activities and overexploitation of natural resources are imperiling the ocean’s biodiversity. Ensuring healthy marine life is a major goal of the 2020 United Nations Ocean Conference, to … Read more Save the ocean ⁠— protect the future

Pioneer Joins Permian Oil Dividend Party As Exxon ‘Gets It Wrong’

Feb.20 — Pioneer Natural Resources became the latest Permian oil producer to hike its dividend as shareholders push for better returns. Fellow shale oil producers Concho Resources, Diamondback Energy, Devon Energy and Parsley Energy also increased their dividends. On “Bloomberg Commodities Edge”, Bloomberg’s Alix Steel talks with Paul Sankey, senior oil and gas analyst at … Read more Pioneer Joins Permian Oil Dividend Party As Exxon ‘Gets It Wrong’

Germany to phase out coal use by 2038

Germany says it is sending a signal to the world that coal is dying. The country is planning to stop using natural resources in generating energy. But experts say the pace of the government’s plan is too slow. As Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports, some fear that by not phasing out coal fast enough, communities … Read more Germany to phase out coal use by 2038

São Tomé’s primary forest, a treasure trove of biodiversity to be protected

Off the west coast of Africa lies the former Portuguese colony of São Tomé. The island is home to one of the most pristine equatorial forests in the world, attracting researchers keen to study its flora and fauna. The island’s population is steadily increasing, piling pressure on São Tomé’s natural resources. But conservationists say there’s … Read more São Tomé’s primary forest, a treasure trove of biodiversity to be protected

Why has Greenland caught Donald Trump’s eye? | ITV News

In 2019, Donald Trump took the world by surprise when he suggested that America might want to buy Greenland from Denmark. Both Greenland and Denmark responded with incredulity saying the country ‘is not for sale’. Over recent years, the world’s largest island has had increasing foreign interest. As well as the country’s geopolitical significance, located … Read more Why has Greenland caught Donald Trump’s eye? | ITV News