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Children exposed to toxic air likelier to have lower GPAs.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
new study has revealed that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are likelier to have lower GPAs., A new study has revealed that children who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are likelier to have lower GPAs.
Categories: Ecological News

Celebrating 170 years of Scientific American.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
From world-changing inventions to discoveries that shaped our understanding the natural world, a look back at the evolution of the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S.
Categories: Ecological News

Clean water rule frightens farmers.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
You’d think defining a word like “water” would be simple. It’s not. For better than a decade, farmers, environmentalists and the courts have tussled over what constitutes “waters of the United States” under the federal Clean Water Act.
Categories: Ecological News

Gold King Mine water was headed for the Animas, anyway.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
If the media frenzy is any indication, the Upper Gold King Mine blowout of Aug. 5 has become the West’s pollution event of the year, maybe even the decade. And in a frenzy there is bound to be confusion, especially when it comes to something as complicated as mine-related pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

Environment Canada scientist put on leave over Harperman protest song.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
A scientist with Environment Canada has been put on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation for creating a politically charged protest song about ousting Conservative Leader Stephen Harper.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA won’t cave on water rule.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.
Categories: Ecological News

Obama may back Louisiana use of offshore oil revenue for coastal restoration, state official says.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
President Barack Obama held out hope to state officials  on Thursday (Aug. 27) in New Orleans that his administration might back down from plans to redirect 35 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue from Louisiana and other Gulf Coast states to the general budget, according to a news release issued late Thursday by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.
Categories: Ecological News

Preparing for the next Katrina.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
Ten years ago, Katrina, a category 5 hurricane at peak strength, slammed into New Orleans. Its associated storm surge breached the extensive levee system that had protected the city.
Categories: Ecological News

It's the 10th anniversary of Katrina, and I don't know how to feel.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
Last month, my mother mentioned that she would be out of town on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. When my sister admonished her to stay home, my mother replied, "Why? I wasn't here when it hit."
Categories: Ecological News

What the climate movement can learn from the war on smoking.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:30
If you want to understand how culture can change, head for where the smokers are — or, to be more precise, where they aren’t.
Categories: Ecological News

Hospital fires leading cancer surgeon for telling the truth about medical establishment

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A vicious hate campaign has been waged against an internationally renowned cancer surgeon named Joseph Meirion Thomas. At first, his superiors in the medical system tried to silence him, but now they've resorted to firing him.The courageous 69-year-old surgeon has...

Biotech corporation withdraws application to release GM flies in Spain, but will certainly try again soon

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Environmental and civil society groups gained a victory in early August when British biotechnology company Oxitec withdrew its application to perform outdoor experiments using genetically modified (GM) olive flies in Spain. Nevertheless, the groups warn that with recent...

The total dumbing down of America: Eleventh graders given assignment to read "Three Little Pigs" book for kindergarteners

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) For years, Americans concerned with declining educational standards on the primary level have watched as politicians in bed with the teachers unions continually make excuses for poor performances and promise to "fix" discrepancies with "more money" and "more teacher...

Drug-sniffing dogs are a law enforcement hoax, signaling drug alerts even when no drugs are present

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A recent ruling by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has brought into question the ability and effectiveness of so-called "drug-sniffing dogs" after judges found that one animal in Illinois was not at all competent in the task he was supposedly trained to do.The Free...

Subway's Jared Fogle paid $100 to have sex with a 16-year-old girl, phone records show

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) According to a shocking new report from Business Insider, long-standing Subway icon Jared Fogle secretly arranged to have sex with a 16-year-old girl, paying $100 for the encounter through a Craigslist advertisement.Jared, remembered for his Subway-inspired weight...

Negligent New Zealand parents feeding infants soda in baby bottles, causing teeth to rot

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Out of the shadows of convenience and ignorance emerges a new form of parental negligence that is starting to look a lot like child abuse. Parents who have no basic understanding of nutrition and hydration are depriving and even harming their children in life-altering...

Mysterious 'ectoplasm from Ghostbusters' coats West Coast where sea life once thrived

Natural News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A mysterious green goo is haunting the West Coast. Local fishermen have dubbed the mystery goo as "mud" for its thickness and muddy color, and have attributed it to this year's abysmal salmon season.Fishing nets have been pulling in more mud than Nass River sockeye...

Back to School with Sustainability in Mind

EarthEasy Blog - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 02:55
Perhaps the most important lesson for students today is the value of sustainable practices.
Categories: Ecological News

Video: How People With Disabilities Helped Shape New Orleans’ Disaster Policy

Yes! Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:30
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans disability activists talk about the city’s lack of accessible disaster plans and what they’ve done to change it.
Categories: Ecological News

Framing the Climate Talks

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:30
Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how the framework for the Paris Climate Change talks are set to skew the debate and distract us from the real agenda which should be to find a global solution to a global emergency.
Categories: Ecological News
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