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In Lake of the Woods, growing algae blooms puzzle scientists.

Residents have noticed that algae blooms in Minnesota's northern lakes appear to be expanding. Scientists don't yet know exactly how much blooms have expanded, but early findings suggest the algae is getting thicker, likely due to a combination of climate change and decades-old pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA carbon plan gives no credit for Southern states' strides, utility regulators say in Atlanta.

Utility regulators in Georgia and Mississippi say their states have made steps to cut carbon emissions or shift toward cleaner, emission-free sources of fuel such as nuclear or solar. They are frustrated that this is not enough in the eyes of the EPA, which is asking states to meet strict carbon-emission targets that assume utilities will have to shutter thousands of megawatts of coal-fired power plants as well.
Categories: Ecological News

Religious conservatives embrace pollution fight.

The Rev. Lennox Yearwood punched his fist in the air as he rhythmically boomed into the microphone: "This is a moment for great leadership. This is a moment for our country to stand up. This is our moment." But Mr. Yearwood’s audience was not a church. It was the Environmental Protection Agency.
Categories: Ecological News

Oil companies forfeit Arctic drilling rights.

Oil companies that locked up more than 1.3 million acres of the Beaufort Sea for drilling in 2007 have since relinquished nearly half that territory.
Categories: Ecological News

German Environment Agency calls for rules preventing fracking.

Germany's Environment Agency said it wanted to make fracking practically impossible to head off the risk that the technique for extracting gas could contaminate groundwater with chemicals.
Categories: Ecological News

Delta tunnel plan called fish death sentence by key group.

California's plan to build a pair of 35-mile tunnels under the delta would cause the extinction of winter-run chinook salmon, steep declines in dozens of other species and devastate water quality in San Francisco Bay, an environmental group said Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Chevron refinery project approved by Richmond City Council.

Chevron won approval from Richmond City Council to upgrade its Richmond, California, refinery on Tuesday, bringing the controversial project one step closer to fruition after years of debate over its economic and environmental impact.
Categories: Ecological News

Tea party finds common cause with the left on agriculture.

Former House tea party caucus member Todd Tiahrt of Kansas wants food to be clearly labeled if it includes GMOs. And he’s making an issue out of it in his campaign against fellow Republican Mike Pompeo.
Categories: Ecological News

Child mortality rates: Dying young is often too common in Australia.

Children in some parts of Australia have a higher chance of dying before they turn five than they would if they were born in Romania, Sri Lanka or Lebanon.
Categories: Ecological News

Drug-defying malaria cases found in Southeast Asia.

Drug-resistant malaria-carrying parasites have been found in Cambodia-Thailand border regions, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. This isn’t the first time the parasite has resisted drugs, but experts say this recent development poses a new and serious threat to malaria control efforts.
Categories: Ecological News

With UCLA flood, Los Angeles pays the price for a geyser of neglect.

L.A. is rapidly showing its age. Sometimes it takes a crisis – or a geyser – to focus city leaders and residents on the need to invest in infrastructure.
Categories: Ecological News

A sick river: Susquehanna should be declared 'impaired.'

If you catch a smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna river today, you might be grossed out by what’s at the end of the line. The Susquehanna is now home to transsexual and mucus- and lesion-covered smallmouth bass.
Categories: Ecological News

California drought: We all must conserve.

Shame on the homeowners associations in Alameda and elsewhere that continue to pressure their members to maintain a deep green lawn in lean-water times. Brown is beautiful.
Categories: Ecological News

While everybody was putting on war paint for climate hearings ...

On Monday, General Mills added to its website a “Policy on Climate,” which lays out risks that businesses, governments and citizens expect and how the company will change its operations to face them. No one’s bemoaning General Mills’s war on coal and shareholders. That’s because there isn’t one.
Categories: Ecological News

The FDA's blatant failure on food.

Every year, antibiotic-resistant infections kill at least 23,000 Americans and make another two million sick, according to the CDC. That's why a recent ruling by the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals is so appalling.
Categories: Ecological News

What will climate change cost? Let's be honest about our ignorance.

Because President Obama’s plan for fighting climate change — a moderate one, by the way — will involve some hits to the fossil fuel industry, conservatives and climate skeptics have jumped all over it, saying that it will destroy the economy.
Categories: Ecological News

Gaza: water crisis grows as Israel targets essential infrastructure

The Ecologist Magazine - 4 hours 9 min ago
Israel's war on Gaza has seen the systematic and widespread destruction of civilian infrastructure essential for human survival, writes Luisa Gandolfo. This represents an apparently deliberate 'cutting off of life support' to those that survive the bombardment now under way.
Categories: Ecological News

Ebola outbreak may already be uncontrollable; Monsanto invests in Ebola treatment drug company as pandemic spreads

Natural News - 7 hours 30 min ago
(NaturalNews) A global outbreak of deadly Ebola is underway and has crossed national borders. One infected victim of the horrifying disease flew on international flights, vomiting on board and exposing hundreds of people to the deadly virus which can be transmitted through airborne...

Ebola outbreak may already be uncontrollable; Monsanto invests in Ebola treatment drug company as pandemic spreads

Natural News - 7 hours 30 min ago
(NaturalNews) A global outbreak of deadly Ebola is underway and has crossed national borders. One infected victim of the horrifying disease flew on international flights, vomiting on board and exposing hundreds of people to the deadly virus which can be transmitted through airborne...

Glyphosate linked to gross deformities in piglets

Natural News - 7 hours 30 min ago
(NaturalNews) The main ingredient used in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide is highly toxic to pigs, and a new study published in the journal Environmental & Analytical Toxicology has found that, when piglets consume genetically modified (GM) soy feed exposed to this pervasive chemical...
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