U.S. Countless lakes, sloughs, and ponds are scattered throughout this scene of the Yukon Delta in southwest Alaska. One of the largest river deltas in the world, and protected as part of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, the river's sinuous waterways seem like blood vessels branching out to enclose an organ.
Rakuten: Stop Selling Ivory! Every year, tens of thousands of African elephants are killed for their ivory. Vast quantities of elephant ivory are sold on online marketplace sites in Japan, the largest of which is Rakuten.com. Google and Amazon have removed ivory products, however, Rakuten.com profits from the cruelty by selling ivory on its site, which it hopes to expand its brand in the U.S. and U.K. A recent survey showed over 28,000 ivory items for sale on its site.
China Environment Kid Playing With Electronics.Over the last decade, China has become a global dumping ground for the world's discarded electronics. Above, a boy sits in a pile of waste at a scrapping ground.
Satellite image of Africa Growth Green Agriculture Plc is a UK based agricultural investments company specialising in emerging markets offering lucrative opportunities to invest in Ghana. GGAgriculture acts as consultant on green and socially responsible investments to the private and institutional investor community in Europe. ggagriculture.com
Arctic food chain in trouble Credit: NASA Earth Observatory Arctic ice melt has lead to additional phytoplankton blooms and researchers are unsure how this will effect the Arctic ecosystems. [Full Story: Climate Change Scrambles Arctic Food Chain]