Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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As salmon disappear, a battle over Alaska Native fishing rights heats...

The salmon shortage has also inflamed a long-simmering legal fight among Native stakeholders, the Biden administration, and the state over who gets to fish on Alaska’s vast federal lands.

50% of US lakes and rivers are too polluted for swimming,...

A new report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) finds the country has fallen far short of the Clean Water Act's goal.

New research shows just how many fish are eating plastic

A new study reveals that certain kinds of fish are more likely to have ingested plastic—including hundreds of species people depend on for food.

Trump administration lifts ban on GE salmon

The GE salmon could be in grocery stores as soon as 2020.

Microplastics accumulate in bodies of shellfish within hours, new study reveals

“Understanding whether plastic particles are absorbed across biological membranes and accumulate within internal organs is critical for assessing the risk these particles pose to both organism and human health."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 8

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food and water, Trump's pick for energy innovation is invested in Big Oil, and Susan Collins' challenger raises millions after vote for Kavanaugh.

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food...

As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.

GOP-controlled House passes bill to eviscerate nation’s marine ecosystems, fisheries

If the bill becomes law, it "would reverse decades of bipartisan progress towards preventing overfishing and rebuilding fish populations, harming the health of our marine ecosystems and the coastal communities who depend on them."

To Native culture, the salmon decision means more than a treaty...

How indigenous food is tied to important sacred stories.

Scientists launch groundbreaking study on health risks of microplastics in seafood

Studies have already found that sea salt can be rich in plastic and that we likely consume the tiny bits that get embedded in many types of seafood.

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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.