They Grow the Nation’s Food, b...

May 21, 2019 by

EAST OROSI, Calif. — Water is a currency in California, and the low-income farmworkers who pick the Central Valley’s crops know it better than anyone. They labor in the region’s endless orchards, made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems, but at home their faucets spew toxic water tainted by arsenic and fertilizer chemicals.

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Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in ...

May 21, 2019 by

“Activism works. So act.”

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Rising seas threaten to swamp ...

May 20, 2019 by

When’s the last time you saw a firefly? Chances are, not recently. And, if you did, you probably didn’t see whole swarms pulsating in the night in the hopes of finding a mate.

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A Remote Australian Archipelag...

May 20, 2019 by

When Darwin visited he wrote, “Such formations surely rank high amongst the wonderful objects of this world.”

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The abortion debate is not abo...

May 20, 2019 by

A declining birthrate is driving the war on abortion rights. Our ruling capitalists know they are doomed if women cannot be forced to reproduce.

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10 Facts Most Americans Are To...

May 18, 2019 by

Sometimes you have to put out information in hopes that those who haven’t heard this will at least absorb a fraction of it. If you haven’t heard this and you absorb just one of these random points, I believe that may be enough to cause a major paradigm shift in your life or in the life of someone you know.

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The EPA Finally Figured Out Ho...

May 17, 2019 by

The former administrator resigned in disgrace last year.

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Chicago Finds a Way to Improve...

May 16, 2019 by

Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects.

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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Dest...

May 16, 2019 by

New research links carbon emissions from the major oil and gas producers to dangerous changes in the oceans’ chemistry

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Puerto Rico got rid of its coa...

May 16, 2019 by

This past January, Itiba De Jesus moved to St. Cloud, in Osceola County, Florida, in search of affordable housing and land to expand her sustainable agriculture project.

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

May 16, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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NCVIA: The Legislation that Ch...

May 16, 2019 by

The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act in 1986 freed pharmaceutical companies from liability for injuries resulting from childhood vaccines—“no matter how toxic the ingredients, how negligent the manufacturer or how grievous the harm.”

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CBD is Everywhere. Can it real...

May 15, 2019 by

How one molecule from the cannabis plant came to be seen as a therapeutic cure-all.

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In the warming Arctic, a promi...

May 15, 2019 by

In the early hours of a November dawn, Dr. Leslie Field found herself motoring a snowmobile some 300 miles above the Arctic Circle, hauling straight toward the sunrise in below-zero temperatures.

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Angry farmers tell CNN that Tr...

May 15, 2019 by

Farmers in Iowa told CNN this week that President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is pushing them to the brink – and some said they regretted voting for him in 2016 given what his policies have done to their livelihoods.

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‘It’s my homeland&...

May 15, 2019 by

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public lands

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Documenting Climate Change by ...

May 15, 2019 by

The New York Times photographer Josh Haner has spent the past four years capturing the effects of climate change around the world and under water.

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Designing the Butterfly-Friend...

May 15, 2019 by

With the population of the distinctive species in decline, cities around the U.S. are trying to add monarch-friendly spaces.

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What will Earth look like in 5...

May 15, 2019 by

[Translate] by Robert Lamb   howstuffworks.com What will the 26th century look like? Colin Anderson /Photographer’s...

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Supreme Court Liberals Raise A...

May 14, 2019 by

Conservatives may be laying the foundation for the reversal of the landmark abortion decision.

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Bayer Just Lost Another Lawsui...

May 14, 2019 by

A jury awarded a California couple a stunning $2 billion.

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“Middle-of-the-Road̶...

May 14, 2019 by

“I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try and come back today and say we need a middle-of-the-road approach to save our lives.”

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WHERE’S SPRING???

May 13, 2019 by

That’s the question of the season, particularly in parts of the Northeast, where some May flowers are forecast to be buried in 4 to 8 inches of snow tonight.

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Mismanaged waste ‘kills ...

May 13, 2019 by

Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseases

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Trash found littering ocean fl...

May 13, 2019 by

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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186 countries have signed UN p...

May 13, 2019 by

This means that countries now have the right to refuse plastic waste imports to their shores.

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Get ready for more back-to-bac...

May 13, 2019 by

Last July, temperatures in Waco, Texas reached an all-time high of 114 degrees Fahrenheit. It was was the 12th day in a row that temperatures had surpassed 99 degrees F, and the 7th day of record-breaking heat.

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Americans Need Generic Drugs. ...

May 13, 2019 by

The fake quality-control data, bird infestations and toxic impurities at the overseas plants that could be making your medication.

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Virginia Woolf on Being Ill an...

May 13, 2019 by

“The body provides something for the spirit to look after and use,” computing pioneer Alan Turing wrote as he contemplated the binary code of body and spirit in the spring of his twenty-first year, having just lost the love of his life to tuberculosis.

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What We Did Not Learn from the...

May 13, 2019 by

Inside and beyond those white boxes, there are ideas for building a better world.

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