TomDispatch: Dahr Jamail on The Navy’s Great Alaskan “War” 

It isn’t the best of times for the American Arctic and let me explain why. The world is in the midst of an oil glut.  In the last year, oil prices bottomed out before rising modestly.  A NASA study just offered the news that a massive ice shelf in Antarctica, half the size of Rhode Island, will disintegrate by […]

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Looming Battle of the Churches Over the Environment 

By Joyce Nelson Any day now Pope Francis, leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, will be issuing a rare papal Encyclical on climate change and the environment. The Encyclical will apparently be urging all Catholics to take action against climate change. It will be sent to 5,000 Catholic bishops and 400,000 priests around […]

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They Are Biocides, Not Pesticides — And They Are Creating an Ecocide 

By Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety  This article was originally published on The Huffington Post, May 4, 2015. “A single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid can kill a song bird.” As a long time environmental lawyer and campaigner, I should not have been stunned by that fact but I was. Shaking […]

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