Environment

Cousin of Environment Minister Blocks New Construction by Suspending Herself in a Tree

Written by on January 27, 2016 in Environment with 0 Comments
Cousin of Environment Minister Blocks New Construction by Suspending Herself in a Tree

Environment minister Greg Hunt’s cousin Jen Hunt in a tree sit at Santos’ Leewood site, pleading with him to halt Santos’ CSG processing plant there.

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Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 8 Comments
Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

The vote to legalize hemp farming in Virginia sets the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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Dirty Little Secret of One of the World’s Largest Oil Companies Has Been Exposed

Written by on January 26, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment with 2 Comments
Dirty Little Secret of One of the World’s Largest Oil Companies Has Been Exposed

Guess how long Exxon has been aware that the oil industry was affecting the planetary climate?

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There Will Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean by 2050 (If We Don’t Change)

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 46 Comments
There Will Be More Plastic Than Fish in the Ocean by 2050 (If We Don’t Change)

The ocean is expected to contain one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight). This is because of plastic pollution.

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Deadly Blizzard Clobbers East Coast of U.S. January 22-24 2016

Written by on January 24, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Preparedness with 3 Comments
Deadly Blizzard Clobbers East Coast of U.S. January 22-24 2016

Massive blizzard on the east coast of the USA has crippled many cities now digging themselves out. New York, New Jweeawy, Philadelphia, Washington DC and flooding on the southern east coast has left several dead, multiple traffic casualties and shut down affected areas.

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12 Amazing Products That Can Help Us Create a Brighter Future (from the Brightest Minds in Eco-Sustainability)

Written by on January 21, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
12 Amazing Products That Can Help Us Create a Brighter Future (from the Brightest Minds in Eco-Sustainability)

Want to see what the brightest minds are creating for a more eco-friendly future? Read this.

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Muslim Group Is Donating 30,000 Bottles of Water to Lead-Poisoned Flint Michigan

Written by on January 20, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Muslim Group Is Donating 30,000 Bottles of Water to Lead-Poisoned Flint Michigan

The Michigan chapter of international Muslim organization ‘Who is Hussain’ has pledged to donate 30,000 bottles of water to Flint, Michigan, where there is a total state of emergency because of lead contamination of the water supply.

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Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Written by on January 20, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming, Wildlife with 6 Comments
Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Birth defects, premature births, endocrine disruption, cancer, Parkinson’s—why are we doing this to our kids? According to a new study published in the journal Endocrinology, oil and natural gas operations are contaminating surface and ground water with chemicals that wreak havoc on birth and growth hormones. Other recent reports show toxic levels of selenium contamination in the groundwater near fracking operations. This is leading to premature births.

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Endangered Orca Whale Birth – 7th Baby Orca Calf of 2015

Written by on January 17, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Wildlife with 3 Comments
Endangered Orca Whale  Birth –  7th Baby Orca Calf of 2015

Orca whales also called “killer whales” have birthed a new calf, the 7th in 2015. They are the most endangered whale species and have been hunted almost to extinction. This is good news and is partially because of the large salmon run in 2015.

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‘Ludicrous’ as Flint Tells Residents: Pay for Poisoned Water or We’ll Cut You Off

Written by on January 16, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 25 Comments
‘Ludicrous’ as Flint Tells Residents: Pay for Poisoned Water or We’ll Cut You Off

Amid a crisis that has poisoned the water supply of an entire city, authorities in Flint, Michigan are under renewed fire on Friday for sending out shut-off notices to residents who are behind on paying their water bills.

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Look at HowThis Guy Is Turning a Former GMO Farm Into a Visionary Eco-Town

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Look at HowThis Guy Is Turning a Former GMO Farm Into a Visionary Eco-Town

Interested in new and exciting ways to live in harmony and sustainability? Check out the Valhalla Movement.

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Methane and Arctic Warming’s Global Impacts (Project Censored #6)

Methane and Arctic Warming’s Global Impacts (Project Censored #6)

When those who believe in global warming discuss this issue, the word “methane” does not always come up, but there are those who believe that this can have an even more substantial effect upon alleged global warming than man-made impacts, particularly in light of large stores of it places such as East Siberia.

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10 Coolest Eco Products of 2015 (That You Haven’t Heard Of)

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 3 Comments
10 Coolest Eco Products of 2015 (That You Haven’t Heard Of)

They are many innovative products around that help consumers reduce their impact on our Mother Earth. Here is a list of the coolest eco products of 2015.

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Delhi India – Air Pollution Worst on Earth

Written by on January 10, 2016 in Environment with 13 Comments
Delhi  India – Air Pollution Worst on Earth

Air pollution in Delhi India is the worst on Earth. Huge increases in private vehicles as well as the use of coal to heat and cook mean the regular visibility is almost zero. Initial efforts to reduce air pollution are being implemented. Cars with odd licenses can drive on one day and even licenses the next. However approximately 1400 additional cars are added daily.

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Where Are the Whales? Experts Stumped By “Missing” Whales in Hawaii & Florida

Written by on January 6, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 19 Comments
Where Are the Whales? Experts Stumped By “Missing” Whales in Hawaii & Florida

Why haven’t the humpback whales showed up in Hawaii or Florida yet? Experts wonder and suggest a couple theories.

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