Agnihotra Timetables 2014

Create your own Agnihotra timetable using our new online software.
Learn more...

World Clock

Find the correct time anywhere in the world.
The clock below shows GMT.

Accuracy depends upon having a fast broadband connection.

Feed aggregator

Funding for health studies near drill sites loosening.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Science requires replication, and lots of it. So it’s been difficult to gauge the health impacts of shale development from a few scattered studies, says Bernard Goldstein, a public health expert.
Categories: Ecological News

US Energy Secretary defends possible German nuke waste imports.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Monday defended his agency's controversial move to consider processing spent nuclear fuel from Germany at South Carolina's Savannah River Site nuclear facility, saying the proposal is consistent with U.S. efforts to secure highly enriched uranium across the globe.
Categories: Ecological News

Has meat met its match?

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Sensitized to the environmental costs of livestock, a new generation eyes options for changing our carnivorous ways.
Categories: Ecological News

Illinois governor directs state EPA to block PCBs at Clinton Landfill.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday directed the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to take action to block toxic PCB waste from being stored at the Clinton Landfill in an effort to protect the Mahomet Aquifer, the drinking water source for 750,000 residents across Central Illinois.
Categories: Ecological News

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.
Categories: Ecological News

Make health top priority.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Pennsylvania’s government has not only failed, but refused, to assess the public health impact of the natural gas industry.
Categories: Ecological News

The Ebola outbreak.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
The current Ebola outbreak is more than a sum of national emergencies. It is now a regional crisis, and the whole of West Africa must act to contain it.
Categories: Ecological News

A threat to Cambodia’s sacred forests.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
This goal of transforming Cambodia into the power plant of Southeast Asia may promise economic gain, but it also entails significant costs.
Categories: Ecological News

Wishful thinking about natural gas.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Insanity is sometimes defined as doing the same thing but expecting a different result. Psychologists define perseveration as repetitive behavior that interferes with learning. Whatever we call it, that seems to be what is happening. And whatever it is, it doesn’t make sense. Natural gas is not the bridge to clean energy; it’s the road to more climate change.
Categories: Ecological News

We need a united front against air pollution.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Today we are commemorating 60 years since the first Clean Air Act following the 1952 Great Smog, which killed thousands in just a few days. Over the following decades we have managed to get on top of eight of the nine regulated pollutants.
Categories: Ecological News

Mercury survivors neglected by government, Grassy Narrows First Nation claims.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
A northwestern Ontario First Nation has released a five-year-old report confirming the community suffers ongoing effects from mercury poisoning, but it says the government has never acted on the findings.
Categories: Ecological News

Emails show secrecy on Canadian oilsands probe.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Environment Canada’s enforcement branch asked a spokesman to “limit information” given to reporters about how long it took to launch a federal investigation into a serious Alberta oilsands leak last summer.
Categories: Ecological News

Green going gone: The tragic deforestation of the Chaco.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Monolithic agricultural companies are claiming they can practice sustainable farming in the heart of one of the world's most important wildernesses. The ravaged state of the Paraguayan Chaco forest is telling a different story.
Categories: Ecological News

Pennsylvania does little to force farmers to manage manure runoff.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Pennsylvania's manure management rules have been on the books since the 1970s, and larger farms have been held to them. But many small Pennsylvania farmers are unaware that the rules exist, according to farmers, conservation agents and environmental advocates.
Categories: Ecological News

A watershed moment: Isle Royale National Park ordered its ferry to disinfect water in ballast tanks.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green pounced when she learned in 2007 that an invasive virus deadly to dozens of freshwater fish species was creeping toward her island — a reef-rimmed wildlife refuge in the biggest, coldest and wildest of the Great Lakes. (Part 3 of 4)
Categories: Ecological News

Caviar’s last stand.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
No one knows how many paddlefish once swam the Missouri and Mississippi watersheds, but it’s certain that the fish used to be much more numerous. Why care about paddlefish? They are humanity’s best last chance with sturgeon and their relations.
Categories: Ecological News

Brazil farmers say GMO corn no longer resistant to pests.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Genetically-modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides, a farm group said on Monday.
Categories: Ecological News

Curbing air pollution could help crops thrive.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Controlling air pollution could help curb projected declines in global food supplies, a new study says, suggesting policymakers should consider both climate change and ozone pollution in efforts to ensure the world has enough food.
Categories: Ecological News

Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and could close in 2044 under a proposal that the federal government adopted to cut haze-causing emissions of nitrogen oxide at places like the Grand Canyon.
Categories: Ecological News

Minorities aren't well represented in environmental groups, study says.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:30
Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the “green ceiling” inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday.
Categories: Ecological News
Syndicate content