In the United States, agribusiness takes $20 billion worth of subsidies out of our pockets every year. Hardly any of that supports the production of healthier foods or benefits wildlife, the environment, or the public. But most of us would rather scrub toilets or run marathons than think about it. Meanwhile, agribusiness spent $138 million on lobbying in 2012, and another $90 million on federal campaign contributions to keep those handouts just the way they are.
The plane reportedly made the journey using a partial alternative fuel made from the bark of trees recycled from the harvesting of managed forests.
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How is it possible that companies are still fracking despite the obvious – that it’s quickly destroying our environment? Read this and be informed!
Many call Scott Priutt an ‘EPA Hater’ because of his history for fighting against the EPA (in lawsuits and public battles). Now, he has been nominated as the HEAD of the EPA – Read this!!
States rolling out new wireless smart meters are claiming that the meters are not smart, misleading citizens. Here is a compilation of state smart meter opt out bills…
If you thought Donald Trump was going to be hard on our environment — you were right. In fact, his destruction is happening quicker than many even anticipated. Read this…
In simple, direct language, John Trudell explains why a hemp-based economy would be much more advantageous for our world than a fossil-fuels-based economy. The message is especially prescient at a time when Native Americans are engaged in a struggle to prevent oil pipeline progress in America’s wild lands, as hemp offers an incredibly salient alternative to oil.
National Geographic reported that an underwater camera was able to explore the inside the Kavachi volcano, located in the Solomon Islands, and consequentially provided footage that confirms that Kavachi acts as a home for sea creatures, including sharks and stingrays.
Regardless of the mountain of evidence connecting them to the pollution and its effects, Chevron refuses to pay the US $9.5 billion ordered by Ecuador’s supreme court. Since, Texaco (which has since been acquired by Chevron) no longer holds assets in Ecuador, plaintiffs have been forced to petition the U.S. and Canada to collect damages.
Think you may want to go to solar? Read about Tesla’s latest innovation.
Radiation inside Fukushima’s reactor has reached 530 sieverts per hour, a drastic increase from the previously recorded 73 sieverts per hour recorded in the aftermath of the meltdown. The level of radiation is so high that an official of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences told the Japan Times that medical professionals have never considered dealing with this level of radiation in their work.
The Magellan Pipeline spill comes only days after President Trump issued executive orders and a presidential memorandum regarding moving forward on the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline.
Environmentalists say Trump’s wall will cut off the flow of water and wildlife and is little more than political grandstanding that won’t keep out people.