Opinion

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Wonderful tale, stunning performances in “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

"Beast of the Southern Wild" is a uniquely special film, unlike anything I have ever seen, with an outstanding cast.

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National rally to demand end to frack attack

After a recent report that New York officials are considering allowing fracking to take place, environmental activists have announced they are fighting back.

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Pennsylvania politics continues to trump health and environment

The latest is how Gov. Tom Corbett separated one of the wealthiest and more high-tech/industrial areas of the state from the rural areas.

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Rio environmental summit disappoints -- again

The weak-at-best conference statement merely reaffirmed the goals from 20 years ago for a sustainable world, without making any binding agreements which could make that actually happen.

 

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The Agonist’s “Prisoners” packs a socially conscious punch

Animal rights and environmental activists are suddenly snapping to attention in the face of this once-misunderstood music.

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Reader's voice: Stop killing owls!

Some Interior Department biologists claim that shooting thousands of barred owls will save the spotted owl in the Pacific Northwest, but there are many reasons to oppose this owl kill program.

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Cameron went to the bottom of the ocean. So what?

James Cameron made a historic solo dive in his Deepsea Challenger to the Mariana Trench.

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Fracking: health, environmental impact greater than claimed

The natural gas industry defends hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, as safe and efficient. Research studies and numerous incidents of water contamination prove otherwise.

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"Levitated Mass": Art or environmental crime?

The sheer grandiosity of the project - the nightly slow motion parade through 22 cities, the $10-to-$20 million price tag - provoked new conversations about the validity of Earth Art,

Pipeline rejection is huge Native American victory

Make no mistake, it was Native Americans who spearheaded and bore the brunt of the campaign against the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.

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