US Military Exposed 600,000 To Toxins In Japan And Micronesia

Most Americans trust the military; a 2020 poll found 72 percent with “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in that institution, edged out only by small business. Many were likely [...]

Fracking Shatters Illusions Of A Clean British Columbia

By Peter McCartney, The Georgia Straight. -

Wind howls in my ears. My fingers are numb. It’s midnight and I’m on top of Pink Mountain, near Mile 147 of the Alaska Highway in northeastern British Columbia. As I look out into the night, [...]

College Chastised For Dumping On Sacred Land

By Sebastian Echeverry, Long Beach Post. -

A state department tasked with preserving historic landmarks recently criticized Cal State Long Beach for depositing soil and debris from a construction zone on a parcel of land called Puvungna [...]

Zapatistas Need Solidarity After Coffee Harvest Burned

By Solidarity From Below, ROAR Magazine. -

On August 22, 2020, the ORCAO paramilitary organization looted and burned two Zapatista coffee warehouses in Cuxuljá, Chiapas. This is the latest in an accelerating series of attacks on the [...]

Tree Deaths Linked To Leaks From Natural Gas Pipelines

By Phil McKenna, Inside Climate News. -

Natural gas leaks from underground pipelines are killing trees in densely populated urban environments, a new study suggests, adding to concerns over such leaks fueling climate change and [...]

Abrupt Ecosystem Collapse

By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch. -

A new study in Nature (April 2020) casts a disturbing light on the prospects of abrupt ecosystem collapse. The report analyzes the probabilities of collapsing ecosystems en masse, and not simply [...]

Border Wall Is An Ecologist’s Nightmare

By Kelsey Yule, Otherwords.org. -

I have spent the past seven years studying the rich biological communities of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Few places there are more captivating than the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. The [...]

Ten 2018 Extinction Awards

By Bill Quigley, Popular Resistance -

One person did more in 2018 to advance the extinction of the human race than any other.  While space makes it impossible to list all the ways he acted to damage the earth, a look at just a few of [...]