Monday, June 24, 2019

Massive resistance means the Trans Mountain Pipeline fight rages on

"People across British Columbia do not want this pipeline built and will make sure it isn't."

Indonesian ban on clearing new swaths of forest to be made permanent

A temporary moratorium that prohibits the issuance of new permits to clear primary and peat forests is set to be made permanent...

Food companies are still selling products contaminated by Monsanto weedkiller

Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.

The uphill battle for communities that ban pesticides

As cities and counties across the U.S. restrict or ban pesticides, many are realizing passing a law is but a battlefield victory in a prolonged war.

In defense of the wolf: This big bad animal is more prey than predator

While the human-wolf war rages on, perhaps we should consider the possibility that the Big Bad Wolf does not exist, but the Big Bad Human is alive and well.

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.
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The story of water

Water is a human right and shouldn't be controlled by corporations whose primary motivation is profit.

Is fracking causing cancer in Pennsylvania? New letter demands an investigation

"This ongoing public health crisis calls for immediate action."

Zero waste: The global plastics crisis

Plastic pollution is one aspect of the global environmental crisis, a crisis rooted in consumerism and a socio-economic system championed by developed nations, which promotes greed, selfishness and division.