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California burns: Where is the president?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 19:30
As raging wildfires devour the lives, homes and dreams of Californians in an unprecedented scale, one voice has been conspicuously mute: President Trump.
Categories: Ecological News

The misery in Puerto Rico is completely unacceptable.

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:30
The millions of Americans on the island deserve a far better response from their government than what they have gotten.
Categories: Ecological News

California fires leave 31 dead, a vast landscape charred, and a sky full of soot.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.
Categories: Ecological News

How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The threat of global annihilation may feel as present as it did during the Cold War, but today's high-security shelters could not be more different from their 20th-century counterparts.
Categories: Ecological News

The end of coal will haunt the Navajo.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The fossil fuel has been an environmental threat and economic necessity for Native American tribes in Arizona. What happens when it's gone?
Categories: Ecological News

The toxic air covering Northern California.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
They may be far away from the flames, but millions of residents are inhaling deadly pollution from the devastating wildfires.
Categories: Ecological News

Air pollution kills half a million people in Europe, EU agency reports.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
Dirty air resulted in the premature deaths of more than 500,000 people in the European Union in 2014, the European Environment Agency reports.
Categories: Ecological News

Human success at the expense of other species is “a pretty awful legacy.”

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
Author Elizabeth Kolbert challenges us to see human history through the eyes of other animals.
Categories: Ecological News

Beijing philanthropist commits $1.5 billion to conservation.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
In China, a culture of environmental awareness is breaking through the smog. And leading the charge is He Qiaonv, one of the country’s wealthiest women and most ardent conservationists.
Categories: Ecological News

Research details packaging chemicals found in food.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
Chemicals from plastic and paper packaging are leaching into some foods sold in New Zealand, new research shows.
Categories: Ecological News

Plague is spreading at an alarming rate in Madagascar. Yes, plague.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The Indian Ocean island has already seen 500 plague cases and 54 deaths — and it’s early in the season.
Categories: Ecological News

After Ebola, West Africa must brace for more deadly fevers — study.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
By mapping high risk areas, African nations can better prepare for potential epidemics.
Categories: Ecological News

Some power plants pollute worse than volcanoes.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
A NASA satellite zeroes in on how and where humanity is contributing to climate change. The answers are unpleasant.
Categories: Ecological News

Members of Congress want a federal audit of the official Puerto Rico death toll.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
“The American people deserve to know what’s happening to their fellow US citizens in Puerto Rico.”
Categories: Ecological News

EPA admits PCB in Minden.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The United States Environmental Protection Agency will host open public meetings at Glen Jean later this month to discuss results of PCB soil and water samples taken around Minden and Fayetteville in May and June, Acting Regional EPA Director Cecil Rodrigues said Thursday.
Categories: Ecological News

Claims filing begins in WV water crisis settlement.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
Thousands of Kanawha Valley residents, businesses and workers now can file claims to receive their share of the $151 million settlement of the class-action lawsuit over the January 2014 water crisis.
Categories: Ecological News

Trump lies as global warming’s victims die.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
The Trump administration’s lies about climate change are having real impacts today. More devastatingly, the lies all but guarantee a future filled with more and more deadly disasters.
Categories: Ecological News

Napa fires make San Francisco air worse than Beijing, causing a run on masks.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
Home Depot is sold out of face masks, people sleeping in shelters have bandanas tied around their faces.
Categories: Ecological News

Blankenship opens wallet to clear his name, rattle Manchin.

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 19:30
How does Senator Don Blankenship sound to you?
Categories: Ecological News

Did Monsanto ignore evidence linking its weed killer to cancer?

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 19:30
Attorneys and activists have accused Monsanto of manipulating the science around glyphosate’s health impacts—in essence, of following the playbook written by Big Tobacco.
Categories: Ecological News