Enviromental Issues

By MICHAEL WINES and JOHN SCHWARTZFEB. 8, 2016 The biggest hole in the drinking-water safety net may be the least visible: the potential for water to be tainted by substances that scientists and officials have not even studied, much less regulated. The E.P.A. has compiled a list...

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Friday, April 01, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds Tags: Nestle, corporate greed, Arrowhead water   (NaturalNews) Despite the fact that California's drought has left the state and its residents facing dire conditions, profit-hungry Nestle has continued to collect water from 12 spring sites – 27 million gallons of...

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016 by: Daniel Barker (NaturalNews) We're all familiar with horror stories about juveniles on drugs, but normally it's humans that are involved, not fish. This case, however, involves juvenile chinook salmon who never had the chance to "Just Say No." Disturbing new research has...

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By ANDREW C. REVKIN MARCH 15, 2016 2:43 PM March 15, 2016 Two scenes from a virtual-reality “ride” that takes viewers into the realm of whales, fish and sonic and plastic pollution.Credit Dell On a weekend visit to South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival focused on the intersection of ideas, technology, music and...

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Few reports identified health risks to public March 10, 2016 American University A new analysis finds that US news media coverage following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan minimized health risks to the general population. Five years after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, the...

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March 10, 2016 Manure from farm stables can promote genes in bacteria that help make them resistant to antibiotics, shows new study. By: Anne Ringgaard You may think that livestock manure is better for the environment and for us than artificial fertilisers. But this may not be the...

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Post by Newsroom - Nov 07, 2015 Fish and now Crabs off California, too radioactive to eat Just 1 week after this web site broke news of Fukushima radiation in fish & seafood, California officials have cancelled commercial crab season "indefinitely" citing "protection of the public health." Yet...

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3 March 2016 Suzanne Goldenberg A US government agency says it has attained the “holy grail” of energy – the next-generation system of battery storage, that has has been hotly pursued by the likes of Bill Gates and Elon Musk. Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (Arpa-E) – a...

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By JOHN SCHWARTZ FEB. 26, 2016 Photo Credit Adrees Latif/Reuters Beekeepers using a smoker to calm colonies before transferring them to another crop near Columbia Falls, Me. Plants that depend on pollination make up 35 percent of global crop production volume with a value of as much as...

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by Andy Borowitz (May 12th) Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY NASA EO/REX/FEATURES VIA AP MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report) – Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports. The research, conducted by the...

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