In January, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it was delaying final safety rules designed to protect Americans from trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels through our communities every day.
Known as the Brule-St. Croix Legacy Forest, the nearly 66,000-acre forest contains 80 ponds and 14 miles of streams. The multi-million dollar purchase now protects the land from development as well as creates a natural corridor for wildlife by connecting
Physical reality is always more important than how we rationalize it. And the truth is that this culture is based on privatizing benefits and externalizing costs. In other words, on exploiting others and leaving messes behind.
company has backed out of the B.C. environmental assessment for the proposed Raven coal mine not because itâEUR(TM)s environmentally risky, but because there is so much public misunderstanding about the project. 16 million tons a year from Vancouver Island
The jungle-choked remains of a "lost city", abandoned by a mysterious civilisation several centuries ago and long fabled for reports of its gold and "monkey children", have been uncovered in the depths of the rainforests of Honduras.
In 2013 industries dumped 23 million pounds of chemicals into the Ohio River, making it the most polluted body of water in the United States for the 7th year in a row. But one company alone, AK Steel, released 73% of those chemicals.
As everyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area knows, the Earth moves under our feet. But what about the stresses that cause earthquakes? How much is known about them? THERE are live links here for anyone to click on.
There are times when we have to acknowledge the true depth of the fecal matter we are swimming in and who is responsible for our current state. And then it is time to take a deep breath and do something about it.
Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The oceans have become a killing field. Thanks to giant trawlers armed with technology and massive nets, the seas are running low on the fish we like to eat, like halibut and cod, making room for the ones we don't like.