A lifelong vegetarian eats her first hamburger—to find out the truth.
While the oil from BP's rig caused tremendous damage to the Gulf of Mexico, the dispersant used is even more dangerous. Corexit is causing more damage to wildlife and people who have come into contact with the chemical, though it is still not widely
Groupers, a family of fishes often found in coral reefs and prized for their quality of flesh, are facing critical threats to their survival.
Two major anti-coal actions this week highlighted the blight of the coal industry on Canada, the US, China and the world.
As pictures have emerged of the severe damage to wildlife the BP oil spill has caused, many people are alarmed as the the real destruction of the spill. Yet, for some reason, they are still saying the seafood is safe to eat...
Several years ago, land owners in the forested rolling hills of West Virginia started getting unannounced visitors.
Epsom salt has become a popular and well-reputed supplement in organic gardening.
A mug shot of Ted Kaczynski took center stage in the increasingly ugly debate over climate change as a libertarian think tank funded by major corporations, launched a billboard campaign equating people convinced that global warming is real to the con
The most reasonable interpretation is also among the most disturbing — that Mr. Armendariz preferred to exact harsh punishments on an arbitrary number of firms to scare others into cooperating. This sort of talk isn’t merely unjust and threatening to
Despite assurances by the state and federal governments that the seafood coming from the Gulf of Mexico is safe to eat, shrimp and other sea creatures are showing signs of deformities and poisoning. Due to the large amount of sickened sea life showin
In his commencement speech at Hamilton College on Sunday, former Vice President Al Gore told the graduates that global warming is “the most serious challenge our civilization has ever faced.”
It’s troublesome news for the Sunshine State, where air pollution already plagues many cities. In fact, five California cities have the worst air quality of all major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to the American Lung Association.
I've spent the past few days touring oil sands research facilities and drilling sites, but today I got to see the vast expanse of sands from above.
Government-appointed experts say changes needed, but opposition still alive.
35 percent of exported cedar and mahogany comes from illegal sources.
The leviathan was nearly 20 feet long.
Pacific reef shark populations have plummeted by 90 percent or more over the past several decades, according a new study by a team of American and Canadian researchers, and much of this decline stems from human fishing pressure.
The next time someone calls you bird-brained, you should assume that you are being complimented on your sense of direction.
Hundreds of thousands of individuals, organizations and farmers are pushing the USDA to stop the approval of Dow AgroSciences' 2,4-D-resistant corn, dubbed 'Agent Orange corn' by its opponents, who say the product poses a threat to public health and
Most Americans recycle — but there’s a right and a wrong way to recycle properly.
As Oilprice.com embarks on its Top 5 series, we thought it expedient to begin with our take on the key figures shaping and influencing U.S. renewable energy efforts, not least because the issue of energy security is being prioritized
The World is at a critical crossroads. The Fukushima disaster in Japan has brought to the forefront the dangers of Worldwide nuclear radiation.
The relationship between salmon and bears is basic, Levi said. "Bears are salmon-consuming machines. Give them more salmon and they will consume more-and importantly, they will occur at higher densities. So, letting more salmon spawn and be a
One of the key controversies about fracking is the chemical makeup of the fluid that is pumped deep into the ground to break apart rock and release natural gas.
This week our own Robert Johnson is headed north to investigate one of the most controversial energy projects in the world: the Canadian oil sands.
Two years ago, the BP Horizon Deepwater released five million barrels of crude into the Gulf over three months. BP subsequently released two million gallons of a dispersant called Corexit to break up the oil
Westminster has repeatedly proven that its interests more closely align with those investment bankers in the City of London than those forced to live with the consequences
Activists in Texas and a South Dakota reservation are fighting a fast-growing industry.
Tens of millions of people across the world have taken part in the world’s foremost environmental festival – Earth Day.
On April 13, 2012 EnviroReporter.com tested Nori seaweed from Japan bought in a West Los Angeles store, the same one where this reporter bought the identical item eight months ago soon after the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns began in Japan.