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Deputy Pleads Guilty to Beating His K-9 Partner on Video

Officer Brett Berry agreed to plead guilty to animal cruelty on the condition that the prosecutor will drop the assault charge.

These Are the Most Dangerous Kinds of Plastic Polluting the Ocean

A new study identifies the 20 most deadly forms of plastic killing sea turtles, marine mammals, and sea birds.

A Toxic Threat Is Killing Off Europe’s Killer Whales and Dolphins

Researchers find high exposure to PCBs could drive some marine mammal to extinction.

What the Catastrophic Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Teaches Us About Our Addiction to Fossil...

To prevent more disasters like Aliso Canyon in California and around the country we need an emergency statewide effort to shut down facilities that lack basic safety equipment, including Aliso Canyon.

Michigan’s Water Crisis Has Gotten So Bad The National Guard Has Been Deployed

It's the governor's latest attempt to address a growing public health crisis.

The Oil Pricequake

Prices will, of course, rise someday. But on a planet heading for a green energy revolution, there’s no assurance that they will ever reach the $100-plus levels that were once taken for granted.

U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction

One out of every 83 jobs created in the United States over the last year was in the solar industry.

USDA Shirking Obligation to Give Consumers Clarity Over Herbicide Residues on Food

The Environmental Protection Agency, which sets the tolerance levels allowed for glyphosate and other pesticides has said glyphosate is safe at certain defined tolerance levels, and has actually raised those tolerance levels in recent years.

Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire By May 2016

The company announced that it will retire its elephants two years earlier than expected, much to the elation of animal rights activists.

History Will Be Made Today as the Delta 5 Head to Court

The Delta 5—who blocked a crude by rail train—will use the “necessity defense” to argue that their actions were justified by the threat of climate change.