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A Supernatural Murder Mystery Gets Lawmakers to Focus on Climate Change | TakePart
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, murder mystery, tv series, popular culture, Arctic ice melting, global agenda )

- 492 days ago -
It's rare for a U.S. congressman to join forces with a European television screenwriter on the issue of climate change, arguably the most important item on the global agenda. It's nearly inconceivable that some of the nation's most powerful lawmakers
Don't Let America's Largest Coal Company Stick Us With Its Clean-Up Bill
Environment  (tags: coal, toxics, pollution, clean-up, energy, fossil fuels, taxes, bills, injustice )

- 492 days ago -
Where there's coal mining, there's toxic clean up. And coal companies are supposed to pay for it. But a new investigation by Reuters reveals that America's largest coal company, Peabody Energy, doesn't have sufficient funds or insurance to clean up...
Technical Factsheet on: GLYPHOSATE
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, toxins, Glyphosate, dangerous )

- 492 days ago -
Acute: EPA has found glyphosate to potentially cause the following health effects from acute exposures at levels above the MCL: congestion of the lungs; increased breathing rate
230,000 People Told Not To Drink Their Water After Diesel Fuel Spill In Canada
Environment  (tags: Canada, Quebec, oil spill )

- 647 days ago -
The 230,000 residents of Longueuil, a city just outside of Montreal, Canada, have been told that their tap water is unsafe to drink following a diesel fuel spill that leaked into the water supply.
Tell the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to Protect Deep-Sea Corals From Destructive Fishing! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: corals, fishing, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, ecosystems, endangered, environment, protection )

- 646 days ago -
The stationary nature of cold-water corals makes them particularly vulnerable to pollution and changes in the ocean's temperature, but their greatest global threat is from bottom fishing.
California's Desert Is at Risk
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, desert, preservation, overdevelopent, wildlife, politics, government, nature, humans, habitat, protection )

- 647 days ago -
Now these priceless western landscapes are being squeezed between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, two of the fastest-growing regions in the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Toxic Pesticides Out of Our Environment and Our Bodies!
Environment  (tags: pesticiees, law, protections, protection, pesticides, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 646 days ago -
The United States and the European Union have entered into negotiations to establish a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Amazon Gold Rush Destroying Huge Swaths of Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Amazon, Amazon Rainforest, mining ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, pollution, protection, world, healthconditions, government, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 646 days ago -
between 2001 and 2013, about 1,680 square kilometers (650 square miles) of forest was destroyed in connection with gold mining on 1,600 individual mining sites across South America. The distribution of deforestation, however, was anything but even.
Does the Pope Believe in Global Warming?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, Pope Francis, globalwarming, climate-change, world )

- 646 days ago -
En route from the Philippines to Sri Lanka Thursday, Pope Francis told reporters that he is convinced that global warming is 'mostly' man-made.
For Vulnerable Barrier Islands, A Rush to Rebuild on U.S. Coast
Environment  (tags: reckless developments, barrier islands, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

- 646 days ago -
Despite warnings from scientists, new construction continues on U.S. barrier islands that have been devastated by storms.
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