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The Conservative Party in Canada & the Harper govt - since it came to power in 2006 - have marginalized the Office of the National Science Advisor and stripped environmental legislation of its power to go after polluters. - http://www.swimdrinkfish.ca/news/2014/9/18/introducing-the-national-water-centre-and-the-watermark-project

Science Cuts And Muzzling In Canada: How Conservatives Reshaped A Discipline

Govt & corporate leaders murdering environmentalists, wildlife rangers, natives, & activists trying to protect animal life & the environment. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2017/jul/13/the-defenders-tracker https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/15/surge-deaths-environmental-activists-global-witness-report https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/31/honduras-environmental-activists-global-witness-violence-berta-caceres

Environmental defenders being killed in record numbers globally, new research reveals

Govt & corporate leaders murdering environmentalists, wildlife rangers, natives, & activists trying to protect animal life & the environment. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2017/jul/13/the-defenders-tracker https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/15/surge-deaths-environmental-activists-global-witness-report https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/31/honduras-environmental-activists-global-witness-violence-berta-caceres

中国・湖北(Hubei)省武漢(Wuhan)を流れるFuhe川で、魚の死骸を回収する住民(2013年9月3日撮影)。(c)AFP ▼23Apr2014AFP|中国の地下水、60%が「直接飲用できない」ほど汚染 http://www.afpbb.com/articles/-/3013403 #Fuhe #Wuhan

Today's Special: DEAD FISH STEW - Water pollution doesn’t just effect the fish…humans have to eat, too.

Families in Pennsylvania tell their side of the story regarding natural gas drilling and the results they've experienced.  Hint - It's NOTHING like the big corps would have you believe...How can it be when it involves flaming water.....    Mike and Nancy Leighton live in Leroy Township, Pa. where residents have been dealing with flammable gas puddles and tainted well water.

Methane Making An Appearance In Pa. Water Supplies

Mike and Nancy Leighton live in Leroy Township, Pa., where residents have been dealing with flammable gas puddles and tainted well water. It really starts on fire.the TAP water!

We quarrel with no man for being a foreigner, but we recognize the moral right in no class of American citizens to train up their children to be foreigners, and then to claim for them all the rights, franchises, and immunities of American citizens. -Orestes Augustus Brownson

We quarrel with no man for being a foreigner, but we recognize the moral right in no class of American citizens to train up their children to be foreigners, and then to claim for them all the rights, franchises, and immunities of American citizens. -Orestes Augustus Brownson

Ever wonder why Conservatives are staunchest climate deniers? A study by sociologists found the most rabid deniers are conservative white males. A Michigan State-U prof says their motivation to ignore risk of climate change is about defending their status & identity tied to the white male establishment, not gender related but political. (It makes conservative men appear really stupid.): http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-conservative-white-maes-are-more-likely-climate-skeptics/

Arguing With Your Crazy Uncle About Climate Change

A shift to untraceable donations by organizations denying climate change undermines democracy, according to the author of a new study tracking contributions to such groups.

"Dark Money" Funds Climate Change Denial Effort A Drexel University study finds that a large slice of donations to organizations that deny global warming are funneled through third-party pass-through organizations that conceal the original funder

US govt & GE - Hanford Nuclear Weapons site from 1944-71 used water from the Columbia River to dissipate heat produced by nuclear reactors. Pumps drew water from the river, treated, & returned it to the river after 6 hours. Longer-lived isotopes were not affected by retention. Radiation was measured downstream in WA & OR & plutonium separation released radioactive isotopes into the air carried by wind through WA, ID, MT, OR, & BC exposed residents to radionuclides, The US govt kept it…

Hanford nuclear site clean-up: The mess gets worse

New documentary: Dear President Obama  - expresses the rage & sense of hopelessness of Americans whose water supply has been destroyed by fracking & their inability to get help. They ask Obama - where is the change you promised? Where is our democracy? Fracking has created an environmental catastrophe & the govt is listening to corporations but no one listens to us.  Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCD5XWmAzus&list=PLgPZGh5JFkRzXep6YeQ62e3A7CnVGBCid

New documentary: Dear President Obama - expresses the rage & sense of hopelessness of Americans whose water supply has been destroyed by fracking & their inability to get help. They ask Obama - where is the change you promised? Where is our democracy? Fracking has created an environmental catastrophe & the govt is listening to corporations but no one listens to us. Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCD5XWmAzus&list=PLgPZGh5JFkRzXep6YeQ62e3A7CnVGBCid

Agriculture is one of the greatest polluters of waterways. A current trend is passage of bills by GOP State legislators protecting polluters: NC's annual farm bill addresses fertilizer regulations, landscapers, and the legal definition of “planting and harvesting season.” Environmental groups say one provision of the bill shields the industry by preventing pollution complaints from becoming public, while CAFO owner NC Senator Dixon argues the provision protects CAFOs from overzealous…

North Carolina’s annual farm bill addresses fertilizer regulations, landscapers , and even the legal definition of “planting and harvesting season.

The Toxic Algae Are Not Done with Toledo. Not by a Long Stretch. Can you say Roundup?

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows the algae bloom on Lake Erie in 2011 which according to NOAA was the worst in Things You Need To Know About The Toxin That’s Poisoned Ohio’s Drinking Water

Groundwater makes up a large source of the nation’s drinking and irrigation water supply, but its fluctuating levels aren’t usually well monitored or understood, making it a challenge to manage the resource well. A Wisconsin startup aims to change that.

This startup is using sound waves to help manage ground water

Groundwater makes up a large source of the nation’s drinking and irrigation water supply, but its fluctuating levels aren’t usually well monitored or understood, making it a challenge to manage the resource well. A Wisconsin startup aims to change that.

Tension over environmental concerns has forced Mobile AL Port Authority to seek A full study of the channel widening project.

Tension over environmental concerns forced Port Authority to seek full study of channel widening project

A multi-million dollar project to widen the Mobile Bay ship channel is pushed back further after residents and environmental groups protest in letters to the Army Corps of Engineers

Principles of the Environmental Justice Movement « Environmental Justice

Principles of the Environmental Justice Movement « Environmental Justice

One of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, Dr Freeman Dyson, says Obama has backed the "wrong side" in the war on "climate change."

One of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, Dr Freeman Dyson, says Obama has backed the "wrong side" in the war on "climate change.