Environment

Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 2 Comments
Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

New publication by Grain and La Via Campesina documents nefarious ways new laws criminalize seed sharing and the growing peasant movement resisting them.

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Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Wild Gorillas Remember Their Former Caretakers 11 Years Later [Watch]

Elephants are renowned for their stellar memory, but perhaps gorillas should be also able to boast the same. Eleven years after UK conservationist Damian Aspinall reintroduced a pair of Western lowland gorillas into the wild, he and his daughter, Tansy, met with them again in Gabon, West Africa.

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Canada’s Environmental Agency Boldly Bans Dangerous But Popular Pesticide

Posted by on December 1, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Canada’s Environmental Agency Boldly Bans Dangerous But Popular Pesticide

If you want some hope that despite Trumps election, some countries are still getting greener, look north to Canada. They just banned a dangerous pesticide, despite big industry and strong lobbying.

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These Sacred Sioux Sites Have Been Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
These Sacred Sioux Sites Have Been Destroyed for the Dakota Access Pipeline

Sacred sites have been bulldozed, protestors have been hosed down. History is being made (in an unfavorable way) at Standing Rock.

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Sweden Is Recycling So Much Trash, It’s Running Out

Posted by on November 20, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Sweden Is Recycling So Much Trash, It’s Running Out

Sweden has transformed the way they get rid of their waste to such an extent that only 1 per cent of it ends up in landfill sites, and they have even found a way to transform the remaining polluting gas into biofuel.

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The Stats Are In: THIS Is the Biggest Environmental Hazard You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted by on November 18, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Stats Are In: THIS Is the Biggest Environmental Hazard You’ve Never Heard Of

Could washing your clothes be dangerous for the environment? A new study says, “Yes!”

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Grow Your Own Food Throughout the Year with the Cost and Energy Efficient Micro-Climate System [Video]

Posted by on November 18, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Grow Your Own Food Throughout the Year with the Cost and Energy Efficient Micro-Climate System [Video]

As the population keeps on increasing, so too will humans have to keep searching for food, water and other basic necessities of life. The Greenhouse of the Future may have the solution to our problem.

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Adidas To Make 1 Million Pairs Of Sneakers From Recycled Ocean Plastic By 2017

Posted by on November 17, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Adidas To Make 1 Million Pairs Of Sneakers From Recycled Ocean Plastic By 2017

This shoe is the first in the world to be made from recycled ocean plastic. All debris will be obtained from a string of 1,000 coral islands off India’s western coast. According to Adidas, its collaboration with Parley for the Oceans is the “beginning of the end of ocean plastic.” One would hope so, as plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on the environment.

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What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
What Happens to Seabirds When They Tragically Mistake Our Ocean Plastic for Food

Find out which bird species are most likely to eat our garbage.

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Hemp Can Make America Great Again!

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
Hemp Can Make America Great Again!

Donald Trump should quickly rescue this vital crop in the first 100 days of his administration. Hemp can catapult America into an upward spiral! The benefits of industrial hemp include…

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Tsunami Hits New Zealand After Massive 7.8 Earthquake Strikes (Video)

Posted by on November 13, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
Tsunami Hits New Zealand After Massive 7.8 Earthquake Strikes (Video)

After the massive earthquake, New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management warned of the risk of destructive waves along the country’s entire east coast and urged residents in low-lying areas to evacuate and seek higher ground. Waves of up to two meters (6 feet) could be possible for up to two hours, it said.

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Beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary Could Be Yours Free – If You’re Willing to Care for the Animals

Posted by on November 11, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Beautiful Wildlife Sanctuary Could Be Yours Free – If You’re Willing to Care for the Animals

This man loves animals so much he has dedicated 30 years to healing them 24/7 and is now giving away 5 acres of pristine land to someone who will continue his work.

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90% of New Hydroelectric Projects will Create Mercury Contamination (Harvard Study Shows)

Posted by on November 10, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
90% of New Hydroelectric Projects will Create Mercury Contamination (Harvard Study Shows)

If you think hydroelectric power is “clean” – read this. Several studies show it has serious hazards related to it.

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Major City Closes Down Schools and Construction for Several Days Due to Air Pollution

Posted by on November 8, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Major City Closes Down Schools and Construction for Several Days Due to Air Pollution

Air knows no boundaries. Air pollution problems affect us ALL. Read this and find out just how bad the air quality is in one part of the world.

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6 Reasons the Whole World Is Shifting to Renewable Energy

Posted by on November 4, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
6 Reasons the Whole World Is Shifting to Renewable Energy

Fossil fuels will eventually go the way of the dinosaur. Renewables are the (near) future. Here’s why.

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