Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Trump’s plan to dismantle national monuments comes with steep cultural and ecological costs

The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.

Scientists removed from EPA board

Pruitt has been criticized by many for his ties with the energy industry, which leaves many environmentalists worried about his neutrality in making decisions for the EPA.

Big Pharma’s pollution is creating deadly superbugs while the world looks the other way

Environmental standards do not feature in international regulations governing drug production.

After years’ long push, fracking has quietly arrived in Alaska

In the end tapping Alaska's shale resources via fracking may come down to a simple issue of money.

Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to...

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides further evidence that, even if we haven’t already entered a sixth era of species extinction on a global scale, it may yet be imminent.

Field test of GMO algae sparks outrage

Billions of taxpayer dollars have been invested in developing algae biofuels that have yet to be commercially viable.

22-year-old’s ocean cleanup project receives $21.7 million, will launch this year

The foundation can now begin large-scale trials of passive plastic capturing technology in the Pacific Ocean.

Wisconsin Senate passes Koch-backed REINS bill that would benefit Koch, other polluters

There are concerns about the bill's ability to potentially “grind the regulatory process to a halt.”

In North Carolina, pigs don’t fly, but their feces do

Something is rotten in North Carolina.

Raising our paddles

Climate change threatens all of us, so we must all act together to stop this.