Thursday, September 16, 2021

Tag: environment

Tokyo Olympics medals were made with tons of recycled smartphones, laptops...

While the Japanese will be the first to have all of the Olympic medals made out of recycled material, the concept is not new.

Everyone has a role to play in stopping the Line 3...

Indigenous water protectors and allies are effectively engaging all four roles of social change.

Here’s what climate change will mean for bats

"A commitment by world governments to significantly reduce carbon emissions should be urgently sought in order to avoid further deterioration of bat communities and the important ecosystem services that they provide.”

Italian government bans large cruise ships from entering Venice lagoon

Venice will no longer allow large cruise ships from entering the Basin of San Marco, the Canal of San Marco and the Giudecca Canal.

Great Barrier Reef in danger: Don’t fight the diagnosis, fight the...

My plea to the government and to my fellow Australians: Don’t let politics thwart science. Don’t fight the diagnosis. Fight the threats. The world is watching and the clock is ticking.

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

“We are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans from these toxic forever chemicals.”

Tribes are leading the way to remove dams and restore ecosystems

Together, the country’s 2 million dams block access to more than 600,000 miles of river for fish.

EPA warns of Mountain Valley Pipeline impact on streams, says project...

The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.

Bank risk policies failing to protect Amazon from oil-related threats: Report

“And you have an ecosystem like the Amazon biome that is so vulnerable to climate change and so biodiverse, the argument is there to just not be involved in oil and gas extraction in the region at all.”

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.

Personal interview: Paul Craig Roberts What are the Prospects for Peace?

The interview focus is on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time.
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Philadelphia agrees to pay $2M to innocent woman beaten by cops

“The behavior that occurred during the interaction between Rickia Young, her nephew, her son, and some of the officers on the scene violated the mission of the Philadelphia Police Department.”

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.