Environment

Ecuador Fights To Hold Oil Giant Chevron Accountable For Mass Contamination Of The Amazon

Written by on February 7, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Ecuador Fights To Hold Oil Giant Chevron Accountable For Mass Contamination Of The Amazon

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.

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Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Written by on February 6, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar Possibilities Just Grew Immensely with Tesla’s Innovative, Big Batteries – Here’s How

Think you may want to go to solar? Read about Tesla’s latest innovation.

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Iowa Pipeline Bursts Only Days After Trump Approved DAPL Construction

Written by on February 2, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Iowa Pipeline Bursts Only Days After Trump Approved DAPL Construction

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.

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Trump’s Wall Could Cause Serious Environmental Damage

Written by on February 1, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Trump’s Wall Could Cause Serious Environmental Damage

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.

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Magical ‘Light Pillar’ Phenomenon Spotted Across Russian Skies

Written by on January 31, 2017 in Environment with 1 Comment
Magical ‘Light Pillar’ Phenomenon Spotted Across Russian Skies

‘Light pillars’ in the central city of Rostov stirred controversy with some people coming up with mystical explanations for the occurrence. Experts were quick enough to dispel those myths though, saying it’s nothing but an atmospheric optical illusion.

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New Administration Renders Government Scientists Terrified to Speak to the Press

Written by on January 27, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
New Administration Renders Government Scientists Terrified to Speak to the Press

Are we in the information age? Or the age of silencing scientists? Read this and decide.

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Trump Administration Silences the EPA – Denies Contact with Media and Use of Social Media

Written by on January 26, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Trump Administration Silences the EPA – Denies Contact with Media and Use of Social Media

The Trump Administration is limiting the EPAs access to both regular media and social media. Read this!

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Beware: This Toxic Chemical May Be Lurking In Your Household Products

Written by on January 25, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Beware: This Toxic Chemical May Be Lurking In Your Household Products

If you think that the FDA keeps us safe, think again. Many dangerous chemicals are sold in common household products. Read about triclosan be safe.

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Canadian Schools Promote ‘Litterless Lunches’ To Reduce Waste And Increase Health

Written by on January 24, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Canadian Schools Promote ‘Litterless Lunches’ To Reduce Waste And Increase Health

When Canadian schools began to track how much waste their students were producing just by bringing disposable items to school (such as napkins, lunch bags, and all packaging surrounding processed food items), they found that EACH CHILD was adding 67 pounds to the landfill each school year. The schools sought to change this and decided to open up a dialogue with parents and students about employing waste-free practices when packing lunches at home.

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Build This Do-It-Yourself Wind Turbine for Just $30 and Generate Some Clean, Free Energy

Written by on January 23, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
Build This Do-It-Yourself Wind Turbine for Just $30 and Generate Some Clean, Free Energy

Do you like DIY projects? Try making this simple wind turbine for $30 – and you’ll generate some free, sustainable electricity.

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It’s Official: 2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever (Marking 3 Consecutive Years of Record Heat)

Written by on January 22, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
It’s Official: 2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever (Marking 3 Consecutive Years of Record Heat)

While there may be lots of different opinions as to why the globe is warming up, there is certainly no question that it is. Read this!

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Washington State Sues Monsanto over PCB Pollution

Written by on January 21, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Washington State Sues Monsanto over PCB Pollution

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a lawsuit against Monsanto over toxic PCB chemicals polluting “every waterway in the state.” It marks the first time a state has ever sued the biotech giant.

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Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Australian Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Metric Tons Of Veggies Using Seawater And Sun

Crops are grown at Australia’s Sundance Farm in a hydroponic greenhouse lined with water-drenched cardboard, which means there is no need for soil, fossil fuels, groundwater, or pesticides.

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WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Environment with 1 Comment
WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

You’re NOT going to believe this – Wyoming senators have proposed a new bill that will FINE for using renewable energy! Read this!

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New Small Wind Generators Mimic Nature’s Most Efficient Bird, But Can They Produce Enough Power?

Written by on January 15, 2017 in Environment with 0 Comments
New Small Wind Generators Mimic Nature’s Most Efficient Bird, But Can They Produce Enough Power?

If your interested in sustainable energy, take a look at this cool new wind turbine from Tyler Wind.

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