Saturday, November 16, 2019

Suddenly time—and the oil market—are on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux

This week’s new Army Corps decision and a fresh lawsuit could delay the Dakota Access pipleline more than makes economic sense.

New Jersey to become first U.S. state to ban declawing of cats

The procedure is considered to be physically and mentally painful for cats, which is why it might soon be banned in New Jersey.

Dakota access pipeline protests spread to 300 cities as pipeline owner sues to continue...

As actions against the Dakota Access pipeline swept the country and world Tuesday, Energy Transfer Partners, which owns the pipeline, filed documents in federal court in Washington, D.C.

What Standing Rock tells us about civil disobedience

The militarized response to communities of color signals a possible double standard in law enforcement’s acceptance of civil disobedience.

San Diego to become largest U.S. city to run entirely on renewable energy

By 2035, San Diego intends to run on 100% renewable energy. Under the plan, 90% of all waste will be recycled and composted and 50% of all vehicles will be electric.

As the planet warms, Trump sends a chill wind through Marrakech

Fortunately, the fate of the planet is not in the hands of one man. It's up to movements everywhere to save it.

Bernie Sanders’ surprise speech outside the White House on rejecting Dakota pipeline & Trump

“Today we are saying it is time for a new approach to the Native American people, not to run a pipeline through their land.”

Oil from BP spill has officially entered the food chain

The first signs of Deepwater Horizon oil were found in blue crab larvae in 2010. Oil likely entered the food chain through zooplankton

Dwindling salmon and treaty rights in the Puget Sound.

Environmental Health News has investigated these Native American efforts to reclaim their culture by, in part, fighting to preserve important cultural touchstones like water and salmon.

Video shows wild buffalo held without food or water near Dakota Access Pipeline construction...

Reports claim that the buffalo are being held without access to food or water.