Science & Environment

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Trashing the oceans: More plastic than fish by 2050

The increasing flow of plastic is positively choking the waters and their life: 90 percent of sea birds have consumed some form of plastic.

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Prospective settlement in fiery Quebec oil train crash

A settlement with victims of an oil train crash in Lac-Mégantic still leaves the train's engineer and dispatcher, both Steelworkers, facing trial.

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At People's Climate Summit: Just transitions and environment

The community development organization members believe that an alternative, clean energy economy can be achieved by empowering the underprivileged and unemployed.

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GOP out to sabotage climate talks in Paris

This is an effort to undermine the Obama administration's credibility and to sabotage COP 21's potential for success in Paris.

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Green news roundup: Keystone XL, Arctic oil drilling get X'ed out

October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.

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This month in history: Are you aware of manatees?

This is a time to reflect on the gentle giants that are Florida's official state marine mammal.

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A cease-fire with nature?

Driving through rugged beauty made us aware of the power of nature and the relative powerlessness of human beings in that kind of environment.

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Crimes against nature: the power of polluters

We don't see these phenomena with our eyes, but studies verify an invisible reality that damages us.

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Austerity linked to increase in suicides: science news roundup

Links to some of the most interesting science stories reported this week relating to both political and social affairs.

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Activists redecorate LNG pipeline office with clean water signs

Fossil fuel and pipeline corporations are trying to sell their plans to export fracked gas through communities, forests, and rivers.

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