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Animal Agriculture Emits Nearly 60% of Greenhouse Gases From Food Production: Study

Posted by on September 14, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Animal Agriculture Emits Nearly 60% of Greenhouse Gases From Food Production: Study

Global food production accounts for more than a third of all greenhouse gas emissions, with meat and dairy responsible for twice as much planet-heating carbon pollution as plant-based foods, according to the results of a major study published Monday. #animalagriculture #foodproduction

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‘Momentous’ Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit

Posted by on September 12, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
‘Momentous’ Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit

A vote overwhelmingly in favor of placing a moratorium on deep-sea mineral mining at a global biodiversity summit this week has put urgent pressure on the International Seabed Authority to strictly regulate the practice. #ProtectTheOceans #DeepSeaMining

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Billions of People Could Live Years Longer If Policymakers Reduce Air Pollution: Study

Posted by on September 2, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Billions of People Could Live Years Longer If Policymakers Reduce Air Pollution: Study

A new study released Wednesday by researchers at the University of Chicago showed that air pollution is cutting short the average global citizen’s life by more than two years, with people in parts of the world dying as many as eight years earlier than they would without exposure to pollution. #airpollution

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Nearly 70 People Arrested for Resisting Line 3 at Rally Outside Minnesota Governor’s Mansion

Nearly 70 People Arrested for Resisting Line 3 at Rally Outside Minnesota Governor’s Mansion

70 people were arrested Saturday by Minnesota law enforcement as they assembled outside Democratic Gov. Tim Walz’s home, demanding the Governor take action to stop the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline.#stopline3

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The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

Posted by on August 27, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The EPA is Banning Chlorpyrifos, A Pesticide Widely Used on Food Crops, after 14 Years of Pressure from Environmental and Labor Groups

On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will end the use of chlorpyrifos – a pesticide associated with neurodevelopmental problems and impaired brain function in children – on all food products nationwide. #Chlorpyrifos #pesticidepollution

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‘Hard to Imagine Worse Idea’: Biden to Resume Fossil Fuel Leases on Public Lands and Waters

Posted by on August 18, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Hard to Imagine Worse Idea’: Biden to Resume Fossil Fuel Leases on Public Lands and Waters

Climate groups are expressing deep concern following an Interior Department announcement, Monday that the Biden administration will resume oil and gas drilling leases on public lands and waters #FossilFuels #ClimateEmergency

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Male Fertility is Declining – Studies Show that Environmental Toxins Could Be a Reason

Male Fertility is Declining – Studies Show that Environmental Toxins Could Be a Reason

Many couples struggling with infertility are asking a big question in male reproductive health: Does environmental toxicity contribute to male infertility? #maleinfertility

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‘A Day of Shame’: Australia Lobbying Thwarts Push to List Great Barrier Reef as Endangered

‘A Day of Shame’: Australia Lobbying Thwarts Push to List Great Barrier Reef as Endangered

An intense lobbying campaign by the pro-fossil fuel Australian government succeeded Friday in keeping the Great Barrier Reef off a list of World Heritage Sites considered “in danger.” GreatBarrierReef

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Wireless Radiation Exposure for Children Should Be ‘Hundreds of Times Lower’ than FCC Limits, Environmental Group Says

Posted by on July 22, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Wireless Radiation Exposure for Children Should Be ‘Hundreds of Times Lower’ than FCC Limits, Environmental Group Says

According to a new, peer-reviewed study by the Environmental Working Group, the FCC must consider the latest scientific research, which shows radiation from wireless devices can affect health, especially for children. #wirelessradiation

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Scientist Says BC Heat Wave Caused Over 1 Billion Tidal Creatures to Cook to Death

Scientist Says BC Heat Wave Caused Over 1 Billion Tidal Creatures to Cook to Death

Following record-breaking temperatures in the Canadian province, endless rows of mussels with dead meat attached inside the shell, along with other dead creatures like sea stars and barnacles #HeatWave2021 #climateaction

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Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

The Indigenous-led fight against Line 3 continued Tuesday as water protectors descended on the area of Willow River where Canadian energy giant Enbridge is working to install a “climate-wrecking” tar sands pipeline #StopLine3

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Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

The record-shattering heatwave currently scorching the Pacific Northwest has been linked to hundreds of deaths in the region over just the past week, with British Columbia alone reporting at least 486 “sudden and unexpected” fatalities since last Friday. #HeatWave2021

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“Eye of Fire” Blaze in Gulf of Mexico Literally Shows the Ocean Caught on Fire

Posted by on July 4, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
“Eye of Fire” Blaze in Gulf of Mexico Literally Shows the Ocean Caught on Fire

Frightening video shows fire resembling lava spewing from beneath the ocean to its surface due to an oil pipeline rupture. #GulfofMexico #Pemex

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Protection from 5G Apocalypse

Posted by on June 29, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Protection from 5G Apocalypse

Here are a bunch of links for protection against 5G and other EMFs, as more and more satellites are launched and turned on. #5gprotection

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Yellowstone is Losing Its Snow as the Climate Warms, and that Means Widespread Problems for Water and Wildlife

Yellowstone is Losing Its Snow as the Climate Warms, and that Means Widespread Problems for Water and Wildlife

A new assessment of climate change in the two national parks and surrounding forests and ranchland warns of the potential for significant changes as the region continues to heat up. #climatechange #YellowstoneNationalPark

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