Climate Change: The Mounting Evidence {Video}


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Extreme weather. Sea level rise. Water wars. Wild fires.

There aren’t many people who won’t admit there’s some “weather weirding” going on. But Continue reading

The Side Effects of Prescription Drugs on the Environment. {Infographic}


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From the time production begins until long after they are consumed, harmful chemicals have numerous opportunities to affect  Continue reading

Keep Shell Out of the Arctic. (Video)


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The Obama Administration has just given Shell a tentative go-ahead to begin drilling this summer off the coastline of the Arctic Continue reading

Dry Summer, but… Sewage Overflows Still Huge in Great Lakes.


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(Source: Special Report from greatlakes.org)

Sustained federal infrastructure investment needed to curb Great Lakes sewage overflows

Drenching spring and summer downpours often overwhelm municipal wastewater treatment plants and spill billions of gallons of raw sewage and stormwater into the Great Lakes. Continue reading

10 Worst American Cities for Air Pollution.


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Is the air you breathe hazardous to your health?

Now’s your chance to find out, thanks to The American Lung Association and their Continue reading

Your Voice Counts: Save American Paradise from 10 Billion Tons of Mining Waste.


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Foreign Companies Threaten an American Paradise with 10 Billion Tons of Mining Waste.

Despite overwhelming local opposition, foreign mining giants Anglo American and Rio Continue reading

Microplastics from Clothing: Are They in Our Food Chain?


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From the BBC News article, Accumulating ‘microplastic’ threat to shores, by Mark Kinver.

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Microscopic plastic debris from washing clothes is accumulating in the marine environment and could be entering the food chain, a study has warned.

Researchers traced the “microplastic” back to synthetic clothes, which released up to Continue reading

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