The proposal includes a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.
Chris D'AngeloWarren: "I want to bring in 10K people who want to be able to serve in our federal lands...to help rebuild our national forests & national parks as a way to express both their public service and their commitment to fighting back against climate change.”
He's our most iconic environmental crusader, but his advice is outdated, incomplete and ignores climate change.
Chris D'AngeloYes, YOU should prevent wildfires. And some fire experts say it's time for Smokey Bear to catch up with the changing times and do more than demand personal responsibility.
A look at the iconic bear's enduring and complicated legacy.
William Perry Pendley authored anti-environmental screeds for Lyndon LaRouche. Now he controls 10% of the U.S. landmass.
Chris D'Angeloscoop: BLM Acting Dir. William Perry Pendley penned two pieces in the early '90s for one of cult figure Lyndon LaRouche's fringe magazines.
The magazine was a hotbed of pseudoscience, climate denial and conspiracy theories. 1/
The move is a "perfect representation" of how the Trump administration views America's public lands, one critic said.
Chris D'AngeloI asked Pendley about BLM's decision this year to scrub stewardship language from new releases.
After a rather ridiculous shrug, he said he couldn't answer because it was before his time at BLM.
I guess that means he's...not concerned to learn this?
Climate-fueled storms pose an increased threat to reefs already facing a slew of environmental challenges.
Chris D'AngeloCyclones can wreak havoc on reef ecosystems.
Hurricane Dorian sat over Grand Bahama for some 30 hours.
NOAA coral expert Mark Eakin said "the damage to the reefs may be catastrophic."
Residents of this island of 50,000 people have met total devastation with strength and resilience.
Chris D'AngeloTowns turned to rubble. Furniture, boats and other debris scattered across the landscape. After Dorian, residents of Grand Bahama are only beginning to pick up the pieces.
@mariaalephoto’s amazing photos.