Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: public health

The scary new math of factory farm waste

Factory farms are exempt from reporting requirements under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Now a new tool can provide solid evidence of the environmental harm they can cause.

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

Bad bugs: How the White House is stoking a world public...

Bad pathogens and bad policies go hand-in-hand.

12 farmworkers poisoned by toxic pesticide only one month after EPA...

Chlorpyrifos originates from a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany.

Air Pollution is Creating a “Public Health Emergency”

Air pollution is increasing at an alarming rate and needs to be made a priority for public safety.

New Study Highlights Big Unknowns of Public Health Harm From Fracking’s...

Researchers had information on reproductive and developmental toxicity for only 24 percent of over 1,000 chemicals they looked at.

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Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

‘Game-changer’: Sanders unveils Green New Deal plan detailing 10-Year mobilization to avert climate catastrophe,...

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."