Environment

U.S. Lead Problem is Worse Than We Thought: Tests Show 18 Cities Have More Lead than Flint

Written by on February 8, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 18 Comments
U.S. Lead Problem is Worse Than We Thought: Tests Show 18 Cities Have More Lead than Flint

If you think the leaded water problem is only in Flint, Michigan, think again. Check out these cities that have an even bigger issue.

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You’re Going to Love this Simple, Eco-Savvy Way to Save Big on Home Energy

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
You’re Going to Love this Simple, Eco-Savvy Way to Save Big on Home Energy

Here’s how a little paint could change your energy bills…

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Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

In January 2000, the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia, shut down the city in protest against the privatization of their municipal water system, which had resulted in rate hikes that doubled or tripled their water bills. In February of that year, Pacific News Service correspondent Jim Shultz broke the story in the Western press with “A War Over Water,” his firsthand reports of clashes between riot police and protesters

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This Solar Road Will Provide Power For 5 Million People

Written by on February 2, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 25 Comments
This Solar Road Will Provide Power For 5 Million People

This seems like one of the best renewable energy idea to ever be implemented.

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337 Dead SEI Whales in Chile – Worst Case of Mass Deaths So Far

Written by on January 31, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 61 Comments
337 Dead SEI Whales in Chile – Worst Case of Mass Deaths So Far

337 SEI whales were found dead off the coast of southern Chile back in November but only now reported to authorities. 20 were found in addition in May. Plastic Microbeads used in cosmetics are suspected. Plastics again, killing the oceans and the creatures that live in them.

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Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

Written by on January 30, 2016 in Environment, Preparedness with 38 Comments
Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

The World Health Organization announced it will convene an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations on Monday, February 1, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas. This meeting comes around as people start to discuss the use of GM mosquitoes and its possible link to the spread of ZIka virus.

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Women in El Salvador Told to Delay Pregnancy Until 2018 Due to Zika Virus

Written by on January 30, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 40 Comments
Women in El Salvador Told to Delay Pregnancy Until 2018 Due to Zika Virus

The Zika virus is spreading so quickly in Latin America and the Caribbean that health officials in El Salvador are advising women not to become pregnant until at least 2018 to give them a chance to get on top of the crisis.

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New Analysis Shows Paris COP21 Agreement Will Unleash Over $16 TRILLION of Investments in THIS

Written by on January 28, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Analysis Shows Paris COP21 Agreement Will Unleash Over $16 TRILLION of Investments in THIS

Could it be true? Latest analysis shows that the agreement made at Paris COP21 will lead to almost unfathomable amounts of money being invested into one key environmental area. Here’s the story.

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Here’s the One Doritos Ad that PepsiCo Doesn’t Want You to See

Written by on January 28, 2016 in Environment with 3 Comments
Here’s the One Doritos Ad that PepsiCo Doesn’t Want You to See

You wouldn’t love it if you knew what it was made from. Tell Doritos and PepsiCo to adopt a responsible palm oil policy, and save our rainforests.

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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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