Back in 1972, we were warned 'The End is Nigh' and mankind will be extinct soon due to humans using too many resources. We were supposed to be pretty much extinct by now, or at least miserable. We are neither. So, what went wrong?
“That amount of radium found to date cannot be explained by gauges, deck markers, and decontamination activities,” wrote Stephen Woods, an environmental cleanup manager at the California Department of Public Health.
Dallas County, Texas, and several nearby towns and cities in the Dallas area are currently being forcibly sprayed with toxic insecticides as part of a government effort to supposedly eradicate mosquitoes that may be carriers of West Nile virus (WNv).
Research from the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton has found that an imbalance of nutrients in reef waters can increase the bleaching susceptibility of reef corals.
A New Orleans news station broadcast that the residents around Bayou Corne are under a mandatory evacuation of the area. They mention the bubbling in the Bayou and say it is “Natural Gas”, they mention the Butane cavern and of course the sinkhole.
A powerful 6.3-magnitude quake shook Indonesia’s central Sulawesi province on Saturday, damaging buildings and injuring at least three people.
Twenty-three-year-old Rebecca Carey of Decatur, Georgia, a young woman who reportedly devoted countless hours to rescuing and finding homes for abandoned and abused dogs, was found dead in her home on Friday
The fledgling U.S. wind industry would be significantly set back if the credit isn’t renewed.
Shell said Thursday it had shut down an oil processing facility in southern Nigeria over a pump failure, but denied reports that a significant amount of oil had spilled in the area.
Amid one of the worst outbreaks of West Nile virus ever seen in the U.S., officials in the Dallas area of north Texas have declared war, launching all-out chemical warfare on mosquitoes.
US emissions of carbon dioxide blamed for climate change fell in 2011 and have slipped to a 20-year low this year as the the world’s largest economy uses more natural gas and less coal, data shows.
We have sponsored the War on Drugs, War on Poverty, War on Terror. We have failed miserably. But our War on Nature succeeds 24/7 as we destroy the oceans, lakes, streams and rivers on which we all depend for living.
Along rocky coastlines of the Arctic Ocean, a radical change is taking place, perhaps as profound as vanishing sea ice but less evident to the eye.
Dusky sharks do not live in the Pacific waters near the Republic of Kiribati. Neither do spottail sharks, nor the aptly named bignose sharks. But they used to live there at one point in the past
A mystifying trick of the sun, inappropriately interfering with particles on Earth, could be used as an early-warning system for solar flares, a new study says.
A massive, indoor hurricane simulator could save your life
The first serious indications of the ecosystem impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan are in, and they’re troubling.
Brazilian judge rules environmental and rights activists' concerns regarding massive $11bn project must be addressed.
Have you ever driven into a restaurant, motel or bar parking lot to see a six pack of empty beer bottles discarded on the asphalt? How about a rest stop where you saw a case of empty beer cans on the picnic table?
In search of a safe way to ditch unused pharmaceuticals.
Sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing at a far greater rate than previously expected, according to data from the first purpose-built satellite launched to study the thickness of the Earth’s polar caps.
Assumption Parish Louisiana (Bayou Corne) Information – Sinkhole growing, what a salt cavern is – Videos & Google Earth Pictures of the areas If you aren’t aware (due to MSM, more concerned about celebrities) there is a serious problem happening i
Score two for the movement against nuclear power in this country.
Bullfrogs, often shipped live between continents to be eaten, are spreading the deadly chytrid fungus that is threatening amphibians worldwide, new research indicates.
A broken pipeline is forcing millions of gallons of raw sewage in New York to bypass a treatment facility and instead be sent right into the Hudson River — and just in time for the Big Apple’s first ever Ironman triathlon!
Of the more than 200 billion pounds of plastic humans produce each year, about 10 percent ends up in the ocean. Seventy percent of that eventually sinks, damaging life on the ocean floor. It's known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The Vietnam War ended over 35 years ago, but not before some 1 million people died.
James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, warned Wednesday that human-made climate change could lead to the deaths of millions of species.
The United States ran into crossfire on Wednesday after it called for “flexibility” in climate talks, even if this approach could not guarantee meeting the UN’s target on global warming.
I discovered in my third world bicycle travels that “illiteracy” drives trash throwing and disregard for the land.Places like India, Haiti, Mexico and other third world countries cannot cope because the majority of their citizens toss trash.