World Clock

Find the correct time anywhere in the world.
The clock below shows GMT. Accuracy depends upon having fast broadband.

Feed aggregator

OREGON STANDOFF: LETTER FROM AMMON BUNDY Feb 4

Farm Wars - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 01:10
Letter from Ammon Bundy from behind bars, sent to Carol Bundy. Please listen as this is the reason the "virus," which is the spreading of education about the Constitution, had to be stopped at all costs by "authorities."
Categories: Ecological News

The uneven impacts of climate change

ENN Climate - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:44
A new study by University of Queensland and WCS shows a dramatic global mismatch between nations producing the most greenhouse gases and the ones most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.The study shows that the highest emitting countries are ironically the least vulnerable to climate change effects such as increased frequency of natural disasters, changing habitats, human health impacts, and industry stress.Those countries emitting the least amount of greenhouse gases are most vulnerable.
Categories: Ecological News

How a medical mystery in Brazil led doctors to Zika.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Something strange was happening last August in the maternity wards of Recife, a seaside city perched on Brazil’s easternmost tip, where the country juts into the Atlantic.
Categories: Ecological News

Residents of minority communities decry dumping of toxic coal ash.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Evoking the contaminated-water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights showed concern and compassion Friday for residents of polluted communities who maintain they are victims of environmental racism.
Categories: Ecological News

NY to probe 'radioactive' water leak at Indian Point.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
New York state will investigate the Indian Point Energy Center after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he learned that "radioactive tritium-contaminated water" leaked into the groundwater at the nuclear facility in Westchester County.
Categories: Ecological News

India’s cities are faced with a severe waste management crisis.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Travelling from central Delhi towards Ghazipur in the city’s east, the first warning that you get of the approaching landfill is the sight of circling birds of prey. The mound of waste itself becomes visible much before one is assaulted by its stench. Smoke rises steadily from the pile, as the decomposing waste generates highly combustible methane gas.
Categories: Ecological News

Bayer rejects EPA request to pull insecticide from U.S. market.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
The agricultural unit of German chemicals company Bayer AG said on Friday it will fight a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request to pull one of its insecticides from the marketplace amid concerns that it could harm organisms in streams and ponds.
Categories: Ecological News

U.S. seafood species highly vulnerable to climate change, study says.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
The celebrated seafood of the northeast US, such Maine lobster and New England clams, is under threat from warming temperatures and ocean acidification, a new study warns.
Categories: Ecological News

Oil trains face tough haul in California.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
A statewide conflict over whether to allow more trains carrying crude oil into California is coming to a head in communities hundreds of miles apart.
Categories: Ecological News

Where’s outrage over New Jersey's lead exposure?

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Flint, Michigan, has become synonymous with lead poisoning and government scandal. Elected officials who didn't care enough about the people they serve exposed a community to elevated lead levels by failing to take the necessary steps to protect them.
Categories: Ecological News

False alarm.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Despite all evidence to the contrary, the entire country became alarmed over the report that, ironically, Israelis in saner times would consider as “ rosh katan” – literally “small head” or slang for short-sight - ed and simplistic.
Categories: Ecological News

Gov. Snyder must produce all emails immediately.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
This week’s alarming revelation that Gov. Rick Snyder’s staff knew about the spike in Legionnaires’ disease in Flint well before he announced it publicly calls into question the administration’s commitment to full transparency regarding this crisis.
Categories: Ecological News

U.S. environmental injustice goes well beyond Flint.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
The lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has sparked public outrage over depraved indifference to the lives and health of the city’s majority African-American residents. The catastrophe, emblematic of environmental racism that exists within a broader context of structural discrimination, has not escaped international attention.
Categories: Ecological News

This Chipotle conspiracy theory is the craziest thing we’ve read all day.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Writing for fringe website Natural News, self-described “Health Ranger” and apparent conspiracy theorist Mike Adams has an explanation for the Great Chipotle E. Coli Crisis of 2015: It wasn’t caused by contaminated beef that then spread to other ingredients, as Chipotle itself suspects. Rather, Mike Adams says, it was “the result of the biotech industry unleashing bioterrorism attacks against the only fast food company that has publicly denounced GMOs.”
Categories: Ecological News

How California’s new trash control policy can help shrink the Pacific Garbage Patch.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
I predict 2016 to be the year when real progress will be made to resolve one of the world’s most vexing environmental issues — the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Categories: Ecological News

Beyond the headlines.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 19:30
Peter Dykstra shares some good news this week with host Steve Curwood. There are large reductions in air pollution costs and less toxins in fish. They also look back at Donald Trump’s battle against Scottish wind power.
Categories: Ecological News

Confirmed: Zika virus can be purchased over the internet; origins linked to Rockefeller Foundation

Natural News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Over the last several days, the alternative media has revealed astonishing details about the true history of the Zika virus. (TIP: Search GoodGopher.com for "Zika" to get the latest news from the independent media, updated hourly.)With many outstanding articles already...

If you're plugged into broadcast media or social media, your thoughts are not your own

Natural News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) If you are plugged into broadcast media or the internet, your thoughts are not your own. You're being constantly bombarded by other people's ideas and narratives, and it doesn't take long before you think these ideas are your own.The purpose of the media -- both...

CDC Chipotle investigation leaves questions of possible food terrorism by biotech industry

Natural News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) In news that just about left us falling off our chairs, the mainstream media seems to be leaning toward the conclusion that dirty games and evil tactics may be behind the massive string of Chipotle's E. coli outbreaks.Specifically, The New York Times recently published...

Minnesota lawmakers consider banning neonicotinoid pesticides decimating bees and the environment

Natural News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Like people in other states across the U.S., Minnesotans are concerned about their declining honeybee populations, and are pushing state regulators to take action. In October, the state Department of Agriculture released an outline on the study of neonicotinoids, a class...
Syndicate content