The review by the Corps found that the section of the Ohio-Erie Canal at Long Lake in Summit County near Akron should be considered as having “medium probability” for providing a pathway for Asian carp now in the Ohio River system to reach Lake Eri
Over the past two years, Mexican scientists involved in bio- and nanotechnology have become targets. They’re not threatened by the nation’s drug cartels
Oil Spill Eater International (OSEI), through the Gulf Oil Spill Remediation Conference group, issued a press release this week saying that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) effectively blocked or otherwise delayed scientific advancement
“Just across the East River from Manhattan’s skyscrapers sits one of the nation’s most polluted neighborhoods, fouled by generations of waste, overflow from the city’s sewage and an underground oil leak bigger than the Exxon Valdez spill.”
Some briny deeps are brinier than others.
The world is rapidly running out of clean water. Some of the largest lakes and rivers on the globe are being depleted at a very frightening pace, and many of the most important underground aquifers that we depend on to irrigate our crops ........
Gina McCarthy's promotion at the EPA will not allay fears that a recent State Department report means KXL is now a done deal
While we may be under the impression that our democratic system of government is here to protect us, corporations—and the politicians getting paychecks from them—do a fair job of making that difficult.
Global warming was once the buzz topic of political debate, but times have changed and economics have bumped climate change to the bottom of the priority list.
The Fukushima disaster has resulted in high cancer risks for children living nearby: The WHO estimated a 70 percent increase in the risk that girls residing within 12 miles radius of the epicenter will develop thyroid cancer.
In addition to currency, trade, and disputed islands, Japan can add one more form of covert warfare it is now engaged in with China: atmospheric.
Humans, to be sure, need to get a clue that they are not God’s gift to the world. In fact, Shim Schimmel, the renowned artist said, “With creatures like human beings, even the stars aren’t safe.”
Comedian Lee Camp assailed the practice of fracking in a video released on Monday, mocking supporters of the practice who insist it is safe while arguing they should not have to reveal the chemicals involved.
If you haven’t heard of stone paper before, don’t worry — we barely had either.
China's leading environmental watchdog has refused to disclose the results of a major national soil pollution study on grounds of state secrecy, according to a lawyer who requested the report's disclosure.
Governor: "This is disturbing news"
But no place is sacred in Man’s eyes. In this pristine wilderness of Antarctica, greed would find a haven for devastating industry. For God’s sake, with a planet full of beings such as ourselves, even the stars aren’t safe.
Up to 76 truckloads of radioactive waste could soon be crossing into the US from Canada, local media reveal. Relocating the weapons-grade uranium (HEU) in liquid form would be the first operation of its kind, and is set to cost $60 million. The tr
Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
The Chinese government has admitted for the first time that decades of reckless pollution have spawned a string of toxic "cancer villages".
Antibiotic-resistant superbugs kill 48,000 Americans each year — roughly the same number of American soldiers who died in the entire Vietnam War.
I know Andy Revkin writes posts like this in part to bait people like me.
During the presidential campaign last fall, a single message was repeated endlessly in Appalachian coal country:
The proposed Keystone Pipeline has spurred a large march protest in Washington and heated advocacy from supporters and opponents.
Whale meat consumption has reportedly fallen to about 1% of its 1960s peak, with stockpiles of unsold whale meat topping 5 million kilograms.
5,000 square feet of land sloughed off into the sinkhole Tuesday morning, and that by the afternoon, the land-loss had grown to an estimated 7,500 square feet. Boudreaux said he hadn’t measured the sinkhole, but it possibly could cover as many as
Opponents of the coal industry won a victory last week when it was announced that the White Stallion coal-fired power plant in Matagorda County, Texas suspended development, partly due to litigation costs and potential federal environmental regulatio
This video is entitled “The Most Important Topic for 2013″, and next to the continued Ascension of Gaia, I have to agree. It’s one that everyone should definitely see and inwardly process. It’s about the devastating impact on our 3D planet by h
The Wind River Indian Reservation is not an easy place to get to.
Spurred by real urgency over the corporate driven ruin of the environment, a growing social movement is taking shape that will be on display this Sunday, February 17, when tens of thousands descend on the streets of Washington, D.C. in a show of powe