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Landmark 20-Year Study Finds Pesticides Linked to Depression In Farmers
Environment  (tags: Food, depression, Farmers, health, mental health, NIH, Science, studies )

Judy
- 13 days ago - modernfarmer.com
A landmark study indicates that seven pesticides, some widely used, may be causing clinical depression in farmers. Will the government step in and start regulating these chemical tools?
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

CarrieSIC
- 32 days ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus Longirostris Yumanensis) Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
Environment  (tags: energy, habitat, wildlife, animals, ecosystems, environment, protection, research, science )

Ruth
- 79 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....'
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
- 80 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".
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
- 85 days ago - theecologist.org
A newly-exposed report by Diablo Canyon's lead nuclear inspector shows that the twin reactors are unsafe,
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
- 85 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
- 88 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.
As Small Hydropower Expands, So Does Caution on Its Impacts
Environment  (tags: energy, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, water, pollution, science, nature, humans, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 108 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Small hydropower projects have the potential to bring electricity to millions of people now living off the grid. But experts warn that planners must carefully consider the cumulative effects of constructing too many small dams in a single watershe
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up to Big Oil: Refinery Towns Need A Sheriff
Environment  (tags: pollution, energy, Big Oil, need for regulation, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, healthconditions, protection, science, nature )

Cal
- 123 days ago - earthjustice.org
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that sickens and kills--especially our vulnerable children.
UNSAFE: The Truth Behind Everyday Chemicals
Environment  (tags: chemicals, pollutants, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, science )

Cal
- 124 days ago - linktv.org
There are tens of thousands of chemicals in our air, water, and in the everyday products we use. They are largely unregulated and few are adequately tested for safety.
Bird Decline 'Smoking Gun' for Pesticide's Effects
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, pesticides, ecosystems, wildlife, science, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, destruction, animals, protection )

Cal
- 133 days ago - bbc.com
The widespread use of a type of insecticide that has been blamed for honeybee deaths is linked to a marked decline in bird numbers in Europe, a report says.
US National Parks Attempt to Ban Drones
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, humans, nature, protection, science )

Frans
- 147 days ago - industrytap.com
The National Park Service is moving toward banning the launch, flight and landing of drones within US national park grounds in order to protect wildlife and visitors. However, researchers, filmmakers, or even potential rescue operations could be...
Monsanto - Next Generation of GM Crops
Environment  (tags: Monsanto, Monsanto Roundup, Pesticides, Herbicides, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, research, science, trees, weather, world )

Betsy
- 149 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops. More toxic and damaging!
How Kangaroos Could Help Save the World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, kangaroos, wildlife, conservation, environment, climatechange, climate, science )

Cal
- 152 days ago - ovens.reviewed.com
Problem: climate change. Solution: kangaroos?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Wildlife From Plastic Pollution - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, plastic pollution, marineanimals, oceans, politics, environment, science, oceans, politics, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 152 days ago - forcechange.com
Plastic pollution is a serious threat to marine life everywhere. Plastic bags, bottles, and other plastic items that end up in the oceans can poison and kill many forms of marine animals
 

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