After a campaign waged by two charismatic Girl Scouts over questionably-sourced palm oil used in Girl Scout Cookies, Kellogg Company today announced a policy that will move it toward deforestation-free palm oil.
A company agreeing to environmental responsibility..
The impact of a copper mine closed in Ashe County in 1962 lives on. Today, an ever-widening swath of groundwater – the water local residents draw from their wells – is laced with a foul blend of copper, zinc, iron, arsenic and mercury.
The point made here is that we can't create toxic pollution and hope to contain it...a very well made point and an established fact as we look at human history.
Greenland has decided to open up one of the most fragile Arctic environments to oil drilling, brushing aside environmental concerns. BP, the company responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, has won permission to drill in eastern Greenland.
This is horrifying, the impact that this decision could have on so many others is enormous.
A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena.
Pesticide formulations up to 1000 times more toxic than active ingredients tested for safety (Ever wonder why you feel run down and exhausted all the time? Toxins are burdening your body making it hard for...
So much for trusting made-up government "safety" guidelines.
Only the Amazon and Congo basins rival Papua New Guinea for pristine tropical wilderness. But 5 million hectares of its jungle is under threat from foreign land grabs and back-door logging.
A thoughtful perspective on the ongoing theft of rainforest in PNG--over 1 million hectares gone already to large corporations with nothing of worth given back to the people and communities who own the land.
A species of bird found in Central and South America is able to supply its young with a steady diet of wasp larvae, evading stings from defending workers by using physical, not chemical tactics as previously thought,
A new study exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change counter movement.
Or rather the secrecy and lack of traceability of the enormous sums being spent to bury the facts and confuse many of us enough to stop some from acting to insist on environmentally responsible policies...so far.