Influencer Earthjustice - featured
2 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
“It’s been two months,” Ngöbe indigenous leader Weni Bagama told me this week, describing the Ngöbe indigenous community members who are camping alongside the banks of the Tabasará River.They are there in protest of the Barro Blanco dam, ...
65 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
WASHINGTON -– Peabody Energy Corp., the world's largest private-sector coal company, launched a public relations and advertising campaign last month extolling the virtues of coal energy for poor people.A Peabody press release announcing t...
13 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The future of whaling in Japan was thrown into doubt after the International Court of Justice ruled Monday that the nation's annual hunt in the Antarctic was not really for scientific purposes — as Tokyo had claimed — and ordered it halted.The ruling was a major victory for ...
17 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Firefighters evacuated hundreds of people in Plymouth, Washington after an explosion at a natural gas plant, NBC affiliate KNDU reported.
33 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A king without a kingdom...
8 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Anticoagulant rodenticides interfere with blood clotting, resulting in uncontrollable bleeding that leads to death
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In a new U.N. report released on Monday morning (Japan time) scientists come to a stark conclusion: Unless the world changes course immediately and dramatically, the fundamental systems that support human civilization are at risk. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s new report—which is seven years in the ...
6 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
For the Tongass National Forest, last week brought a long-overdue agency action that helped offset an unfortunate court decision. The Tongass stretches 500 miles by 100 miles through the islands of Alaska's southeast panhandle.In a day you can walk from its cold North Paci...
5 mentions — 2 days ago 2 days ago
This is a big week even for the most amateur of sky-watchers, with a rare full lunar eclipse and Mars getting as close as it ever does to Earth. Moon shadow play. The moon will appear to be orange-red late Monday night and early Tuesday morning as it ...
29 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Instead of trying to get rid of those lawn and garden weeds, harvest them for free homegrown meals.
2 mentions — 6 days ago 6 days ago
There is now more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than has been observed in all of recorded human history.
2 mentions — 7 days ago 7 days ago
A group of kayakers in Mexico came across two, 15-foot oarfish, and caught the whole encounter on video.
19 mentions — 3 days ago 3 days ago
Come elections in November, the city of Denton could be split between two very different futures.The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (DAG) recently got enough signatures on a petition to place an ordinance banning fracking within city limits on local ballots. Though other communities in Texas have passed restrictions ...
16 mentions — 4 days ago 4 days ago
European commission spokesman says PM's remarks that conditions are due to Saharan dust are 'more than disappointing'
13 mentions — 5 days ago 5 days ago
As water supplies tighten for California farmers, some are looking to an unlikely new source: a water recycling project in one of the state's oldest oil fields.
2 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Oceana reports that just nine major fisheries account for roughly half the world's bycatch, the deadly capture of billions of pounds of non-target species.
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Ohio is set to slap the oil and gas industry with more regulations, due to an alleged link between hydraulic fracturing near fault lines and increased earthquakes.The Ohio Department of Natural Re
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Country music legend Willie Nelson is joining the fight in Congress to protect Appalachian communities from the impacts of the devastating mining practice of...
3 mentions — 4 days ago 4 days ago
International mining firm Rio Tinto yesterday became the second out of three remaining investors to pull its funding from a much-maligned and controversial proposed gold and copper mine in wild and scenic Alaska, the Pebble Mine. Last September, Anglo American, a London-base...
40 mentions — 3 days ago 3 days ago
As marvellous an invention as the internet is, it can be made better by reducing the amount of pollution generated from running it.
4 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Is crude by rail coming to a town near me? For weeks, I’ve been asking myself that question as I kept hearing about the skyrocketing number of trains that are transporting crude oil throughout the U.S. to east and west coast export facilities. And I’m not alone. ...
3 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Trip Van Noppen and Barbara Barrigan-Parilla cheer the appeals court ruling on the side of science-based regulation for the endangered Sacramento-San Joachin River Delta.
6 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Rescuing a 375 lbs Male Black BearFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Adam Warwick just couldn't let the bear drown, so he took off his shirt and dive after it. The 375 lbs black bear had been spotted in a residential area,
18 mentions — 2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Dogs are helping conservation scientists protect endangered species, fight invasive species and monitor toxins.
5 mentions — 6 days ago 6 days ago
In a world where a forest the size of Germany is leveled and burned every year... where formerly fertile farmlands have been reduced to desert...where biblical-sized drought has caused communities to crumble and pushed nations into war... humankind must either join the fight...
11 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Mining giant Rio Tinto has pulled out of Alaska's Pebble Mine, dealing another blow to the project.
18 mentions — 1 week ago 1 week ago
Engaged in a showdown with Russia, leaders push shale gas as a path to energy independence.