New Climate Data Points To Mass Extermination

By Jennifer Chu, News.mit.edu -

In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain [...]

Campaigner Calling For The Final Straw

By Hannah Wilkinson, www.jmu-journalism.org.uk -

By Hannah Wilkinson for JMU Journalism - A Wirral man who has devoted his career to helping and protecting sealife is calling on businesses to help in the fight to keep local waterways safe and [...]

Most Powerful Evidence Climate Scientists Have Of Global Warming

By Sabrina Shankman and Paul Horn, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman and Paul Horn for Inside Climate News - Earth's temperature is rising, and it isn't just in the air around us. More than 90 percent of the excess heat trapped by greenhouse [...]

Fukushima Plant Is Releasing 770,000 Tons Of Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - When Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a triple-core meltdown in March 2011 as the result of devastating earthquake, most people had no idea this was [...]

Fukushima Plant Releasing 770,000 Tons Radioactive Water Into Ocean

By Dahr Jamail, www.truthout.org -

By Dahr Jamail for TruthOut. When Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered a triple-core meltdown in March 2011 as the result of devastating earthquake, most people had no idea this was [...]

A Campaign To Eliminate Plastic Straws Is Sucking In Thousands Of Converts

By Darryl Fears, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Darryl Fears for The Washington Post - Straws are among the most common plastic items volunteers clean from beaches, along with bottles, bags and cups, conservationists say. Americans use half [...]

Australian Oil Well Leaked Into Ocean For Months – But Spill Kept Secret

By Michael Slezak, www.theguardian.com -

By Michael Slezak for The Guardian - An offshore oil and gas well in Australia leaked oil continuously into the ocean for two months in 2016, releasing an estimated 10,500 litres. But the spill [...]

Navy’s Use Of Depleted Uranium In Coastal Waters Threatens Humans, Wildlife

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - Earlier this month, Truthout reported that the US Navy is knowingly introducing toxic metals and chemicals into the environment during its war game exercises. Sheila [...]

Ocean Waves Could Supply World’s Power And Drinking Water

By Alexander Reed Kelly, www.truth-out.org -

By Alexander Reed Kelly for Truth Dig - A new kind of renewable energy technology in use off Australia’s coast converts the relentless movement of the ocean’s waves into what is potentially a [...]

Surveying Damage On World Oceans Day

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Threatened by climate change, pollution, overfishing, and oil spills, the world's oceans are suffering, scientists warned on Wednesday—the day designated by [...]

Bad Idea: Using Tires To Create An Artificial Reef

By Laura Goldman, www.care2.com -

By Laura Goldman for Care2. Perceived as a win-win way to get rid of the tires filling Florida landfills by putting them to use as an artificial reef off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, about two [...]

17 Of The Worst Corporate Crimes In 2015

By Phil Mattera for Dirt Diggers Digest. The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the [...]

Stop Fracking Our Oceans, Californians Say

By Miyoko Sakashita, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Contaminated water, polluted air, increased earthquake risk: As fracking has expanded across America, this dangerous form of oil and gas production has caused massive harm to our environment and [...]

White House OKs Underwater Torture Chamber

By Sardonicky, www.kmgarcia2000.blogspot.com -

With all eyes glued on the atrocities in Gaza and Ukraine, another homegrown atrocity may soon be underway. The Obama administration has quietly executed one of those sneaky summer weekend news [...]

World’s Oceans Face ‘Irreparable Damage’

By The Real News, www.therealnews.com -

There are a number of things happening to the ocean, and one of them is the fish in the ocean. And there has been and continues to be quite a lot of overfishing. And more and more we see that the [...]

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