Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Exposure to air pollution leads to higher risk of dementia

“By 2050, 68% of the world population is expected to live in urban areas, where they are continuously exposed to air pollution.”

Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.

Sustainable wine is less damaging to the environment, but how can you spot it?

The eco-footprint of the wine industry is significant, and some wineries are taking steps to reduce their impact.

Unique female white giraffe and calf killed at hands of illegal poachers in Kenya

"Its killing is a blow to tremendous steps taken by the community to conserve rare and unique species, and a wake-up call for continued support to conservation efforts.”

Coronavirus and climate change: How eco-activists can use this terrible moment to help save...

One major lesson from the pandemic is that we can save the planet from climate change.

Trump administration’s attempt to log largest national forest in US denied by federal judge

“This is a huge win for wildlife, climate, and all people’s voices on the most biologically diverse and vulnerable island on the Tongass National Forest.”

Increased coverage on climate change last year

Hopefully, with more media coverage, we will all be able to join together and change the topic from a climate change armageddon to having solutions we can work towards.

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

US Forest Service broke law when opening 4,900 acres of Colorado national forest to...

“The Forest Service failed to provide a logically coherent explanation for its decision to eliminate the Pilot Knob Alternative.”