"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
California is in the third year of a devastating drought that has led farmers to fallow nearly half a million acres of cropland, threatened fish hatcheries and shrunk drinking water supplies for some communities.
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast - nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are
In 1995, wolves were re-introduced into the Yellowstone National Park, after being wolf-free for 70 years. What naturalists and biologist never imagined, was that the most remarkable thing would take place. Mother Nature knows...
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
Water conservation seems increasingly important to my husband and me as we watch large Ohio farmers use water from aquifers to irrigate their fields. Instead of depleting aquifers, we've chosen to both conserve water and to water our garden during dry per
A genetically modified rose by any other name may smell sweet, but it could still have frankenthorns that might independently detach themselves and lop off your finger while you're smelling it. That's not unlike a trip to the grocery store these days.
Honoring the complaints of a small group of beekeepers in the state of Yucatán, who complained that Monsanto's planned planting of thousands of hectares of GM soybeans made to withstand RoundUp would demolish their honey industry by decimating bees.
Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter.
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
"Unconventional oil and natural gas extraction enabled by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing [fracking] is driving an economic boom with consequences described from 'revolutionary' to 'disastrous.'