The government will provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue.
"Shell wants to haul its Arctic destroyer to Alaska as soon as possible, but these courageous individuals are saying, 'Shell No.' "
What does it take to stop a threatening transnational corporate giant? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
In terms of victories for the environment, this one is something of a sleeper hit, with momentum now starting to build as environmental groups celebrate another triumph over dangerous natural gas drilling.
The Genesis solar plant, costing $1.2 billion, has been hailed as a success, but at what cost?
Monsanto's glyphosate, sold as "roundup," is the most widely-used herbicide. In Colombia, however, it's also a weapon of war.
"Another derailment and explosion of a train carrying oil. We need to get these exploding death trains off the tracks."
Shell's dabbling in the Chukchi Sea, most feel, is now inevitable; for the moment, the Beaufort Sea won't be touched, but even that could change.
Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.
"California water policy, water management, and infrastructure need to be changed: those systems were built in an old climate and the reality is, we're in a new climate."