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Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 18 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 22 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
Nuclear Power Stations Cause Childhood Leukemia - and Here's the Proof
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, protection, nuclear releases, leukemeia, science, data, nature, habitat, environment, ecosystems, energy, pollution )

Cal
- 26 days ago - theecologist.org
Combining data from four countries shows, with high statistical significance, that radioactive releases from nuclear plants are the cause of the excess leukemia cases.
Mega Droughts Or Prolonged Droughts (California and Western US) Are A Threat To Civilization
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Western US, Droughts, Wildfires, water shortage, animals, business, climate, environment, habitat, health, investigation, news, NewTechnology, science, technology, world )

Betsy
- 15 days ago - usatoday.com
California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.
Earthquake Risk Makes California's Diablo Canyon a Fukushima in Waiting
Environment  (tags: nuclear plant safety, Diablo Canyon, earthquake danger, report, science, research, healthconditions, protection, humans, politics, energy, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 22 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
Our Life With the Neanderthals Was No Brief Affair
Science & Tech  (tags: neanderthals, humans, research, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 27 days ago - news.msn.com
The most accurate timeline yet for the demise of our closest relatives, published on Wednesday, shows Neanderthals overlapped with present-day humans in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years before disappearing about 40,000 years ago.
1957-Roger Ravelle and Hans Suess "Discover Global Warming"
Science & Tech  (tags: Hans Suess, Roger Revelle, oceanography, chemistry, geochemistry, global warming effects, technology, science, investigation, environment, scientists )

Betsy
- 5 days ago - aip.org
Before scientists would take greenhouse effect warming seriously, they had to get past a counter-argument. It seemed certain that the immense mass of the oceans would absorb the excess carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
CDC Director Ebola Outbreak Is Spiraling Out Of Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Virus, Potential Pandemic, children, death, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning )

Betsy
- 16 days ago - atlanta.cbslocal.com
"It is the world's first Ebola epidemic and it is spiraling out of control. It's bad now and it's going to get worse in the very near future," Dr. Frieden of the CDC told CBS News.
Salt Doesn't Cause High Blood Pressure? Here's What a New Study Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, diet, HBP, salt, science, study, humans, interesting, medicine, news, nutrition )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - time.com
Sodium has long been labeled the blood-pressure bogeyman. But are we giving salt a fair shake?
Hillary Clinton Is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hillary Clinton, usa, politics, gmo's, science, research, environment, health )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Hillary would do well to go back to her science books. Here are the facts, as understood by every biologist. Seed hybridization occurs when the seeds of two compatible parent plants, within the same species, are crossed, either in a controlled...
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 18 days ago - fws.gov
'Official Status: Listed Endangered in 1967. Threats include habitat destruction, primarily due to stream channelization and drying and flooding of marshes, resulting from water flow management on the lower Colorado River....'
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 9 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
Take Action to Protect Pollinators: Ask Your Congress Member to Sign on to This Important Letter to the EPA
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, babies, environment, ethics, family, food, bees, honey, government, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety, science, society, treatment, women, men )

Ruth
- 7 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"Please contact your Congress member today and ask them to sign on to a letter by Reps. Blumenauer and Conyers urging EPA Administrator McCarthy to review and revise pesticide regulations in order to protect pollinators." PLEASE SIGN & SHARE! Need honey!
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 30 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

Lynn
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
 

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