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Antidepressant Drugs Are Building Up In The Brains Of Fishes In The Great Lakes, Study Finds

Published on September 12th, 2017 | by

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Antidepressant drugs and their metabolites are building up in the brains of numerous fish species living in the Great Lakes region, new research has found. The species involved include bass, walleye, and numerous others — in other words, fishes that are commonly eaten. While it’s not common practice in the modern US for people to […] read more

Why Donald Trump Constantly Talks Crap About The Media

Published on August 21st, 2017 | by

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When Trump lies, the press tells the public. When The Donald says something stupid, the press explains why it’s so. For a serial liar and someone hugely uninformed and misinformed, it’s no surprise at all that he would hate the press and want to wage a war of words on it. Unfortunately, many Americans don’t […] read more

How Global Gag Rule Will Punish Women And Speed Climate Change

Published on August 10th, 2017 | by

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For too long, there has been an unwritten rule that religion is off limits as a discussion topic when it comes to global warming and climate change. The new book Drawdown examines the 100 best policies that humanity can implement to reduce the effects of climate change. The empowerment of women is in the top […] read more

US EPA Approves Monsanto’s “RNA Interference” Insecticide — GMO Maize/Corn Intended To Actively Interfere With The Healthy Functioning Of Pest Genomes

Published on August 8th, 2017 | by

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When you think of insecticides you probably think of dangerous chemical compounds that allow modern industrial agriculture (and its high yields) to occur, but that also have some negative effects on the environment and also on human/animal health. The effects of a certain class of insecticides on honeybees, for instance, may well be what comes […] read more

Plane Full Of Anti-Deforestation Activists Crashes In Brazil Due To “Unexplained” Causes, Investigation Underway

Published on August 8th, 2017 | by

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While the murder of anti-deforestation activists and environmentalists is nothing new in most parts of the world nowadays, the recent news that a plane carrying members of Brazil’s special environmental protection forces recently crashed due to “unexplained” causes does still stand out. Image by CIFOR (some rights reserved) If nothing else — I’d there was foul-play involved, […] read more

Cats & Dogs Create Insane Amount Of Global Warming Emissions

Published on August 8th, 2017 | by

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While many people have pointed out the reality that cutting one’s consumption of meat is a notable means of reducing one’s carbon footprint, I haven’t heard many people bring up the subject of meat consumption by pets… Image by Patricia Marroquin/UCLA Considering how the practice of keeping a “pet” dog or cat has become vastly […] read more

Beans For Beef: The Climate Change Initiative That Anyone Can Do

Published on August 8th, 2017 | by

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Our #FakePresident has removed the United States for the Paris climate accords, leading some Americans to experience ecoanxiety. That’s a relatively new term that American Psychological Association used to describe the feelings of dread and helplessness the follow from “watching the slow and seemingly irrevocable impacts of climate change unfold, and worrying about the future […] read more