Fort Nelson First Nation in northern British Columbia has won a key legal victory in getting a water-extraction permit for Nexen Inc. yanked
1. Running Wild: 5 Native Track Teams of Champions
2. DU’s Zach Miller Ready to Take on Notre Dame
3. How One U.S. President Became a Native Advocate
4. Domination and Diversity: Galileo’s Lesson for Canada
5. In Response to War of the Words: ICWA Hearings Reignite Ancient Battle Over Indian Children
6. How Far Can a Dandelion Seed Fly? Ask a Native American
7. SMH @Adam Sandler #Wake Up and Smell the Refreshing Aroma of Equality!
8. Oglala Sioux Water Supply Director Honored with John W. Keys III Award
9. Trafficking in Native Communities
10. Four States Sue U.S. Interior Over ‘Too Strict’ Fracking Regulations
1. Relief at a Stiff Price III: Going the Way of Chocolate
Maca powder flour in glass bowl with macs
2. 7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste This Holiday Season
When you prepare to welcome family and friends this holiday season, good planning can help avoid wasting food and save you money.
3. Duwamish River Advocates Hopeful EPA’s Plan Will Be Effective
EPA’s new plan could be the answer Duwamish River advocates are hoping for.
4. Where’s the Senate Torture Report on All the Violence Done to Natives?
5. Obama Declares Bristol Bay Off Limits to New Oil and Gas Drilling Leases
via the White House
A victory in the fight to preserve the vast, pristine watershed region known as Bristol Bay in Alaska.
6. Native Fashion Superstar Bethany Yellowtail Launches Official Site
Looks by Bethany Yellowtail, currently featured on her new official site byellowtail.com.
7. Oglala Lakota Fighter Gets First UFC Win
David Michaud, left, throws a punch.
8. Gimmicks and Governing are Old School’s Last Act; Painful Austerity Ahead
Non-Defense Discretionary Spending Falling to Historic Lows
9. ‘Real Life Indian’ Photo Project Geared to Defeat All Those Stereotypes
10. Did You Hear A Tribe Called Red in Trailer for ‘The Gambler’?
11. Environmental Win: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State
12. Native American Natural Foods (Tanka Bar) President Mark Tilsen
1. Nevada and Southern California Tribes Net $10.4 Million in Grants From EPA
2. Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands
3. Naked Faux Savages and Neo-Racism in Berlin
4. Juliette Lewis Offers Words, Poetry, and Music in Memory of Misty Upham
5. Horse Lovers Share Vision to Develop Native Bronc Riders
6. American Indian Motion Picture Awards, Coming to a Television Near You
7. 1964 Centennial Indian Princesses Gather for Anniversary Reception
8. Thompson Brothers Sign With Nike
9. Hector Vazquez Top Chef for Twin Arrows Navajo Casino
10. Inside the Dirty-Tricks Playbook of Jack Abramoff
11. Cultural Tourism to Be Introduced at AFN Annual Convention
12. Native Cooking: Mixing Up Something New With Cranberries
13. Voters Could Stop Keystone XL Pipeline through South Dakota Senate Race
14. Vote ‘I’ for Indian: Big Tax Break for Natives
15. Time for the Tribal National Park to Properly Honor Native Culture
1. Tulane biologist asks: How does lead affect New Orleans’ birds?
2. ‘Green burials’ are on the rise as baby boomers plan for their future, and funerals
Portland’s fluoridation battle shows how tricky it is to integrate science into debates that have as much to do with values as policy.
4. Drought leads to contamination in Duncan’s water supply
5. California water officials aren’t following own call for conservation
6. NC coal ash spill provokes state regulation, but activists criticize law
While the state’s coal ash management law is unprecedented, environmentalists say it should be stricter
7. U.S. farmers latest to sue Syngenta over GMO corn rejected by China
8. South Sudan: children bear brunt of man-made disaster
Despite aid agencies’ efforts, the world’s newest nation is on the brink as its leaders fight for the spoils of power
9. Islamic State jihadists are using water as a weapon in Iraq
11. Methane emissions soar in drilling boom
Study finds big rise in emissions of methane
12. Under Pressure, Texas to Install Air Monitor in Heavily Fracked County
Investigation by ICN and the Center for Public Integrity helped spur Karnes County commissioners to think seriously about fracking’s toxic air emissions.
13. Facing Threat From Pot Farms, West Coast Fisher Proposed For Endangered Species Protection
14. Manure fertilizer increases antibiotic resistance
Faeces from antibiotic-free cows helps resistant bacteria to flourish in soil, puzzling researchers.
15. Study: Extra $22.5B a year in environmental gains for Chesapeake region if cleanup proceeds.
16. U.S. foods labeled ‘natural’ often contain GMOs, group reports
17. BPA Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Lung Problems in Children
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3. Many In West Africa May Be Immune to Ebola Virus
4. Chlorine burn to kill brain-eating amoeba continues in St. John Parish
5. Home: Green pest control methods gaining popularity at Beaches
6. PESTICIDES: Syngenta asks EPA to raise tolerance level for ‘bee-killing’ chemical
7. NC says Duke Energy coal ash dams are high hazard risk
8. In path of pollution, residents react to $26 million cleanup pact
9. Report alleges link between fly ash, health problems at SCI-Fayette
10. Gillibrand seeks federal ban on plastic microbeads in personal care products
11. Q&A: What Federal Ruling Against BP Means for Oil Drilling’s Future
A judge’s ruling in the 2010 Gulf oil spill could have widespread consequences.
12. Nelson Wolff wants better regulation of flaring in the Eagle Ford
13. Collins pressed to back EPA’s proposal for stricter power plant emissions limits
14. EPA chief McCarthy seeks support for ‘Clean Power Plan’ at R.I. gathering
15. Melting permafrost could worsen water quality in the Rockies
16. Environment: In shadow of oil boom, North Dakota farmers fight contamination
One county’s infertile lands offers a test case of the long-term effects of wastewater spills
17. Climate Change Threatens The Newest Prescription For Children: Time Outdoors
18. Oil Spill Penalty Will Hurt, But Not Cripple, BP
19. Baby foods, cereals and crisps found to contain raised levels of cancer risk chemicals
20. Diesel-Exposure Claims Find a Legal Path
Ruling in Favor of Plaintiff in Workers’ Compensation Court Could Spur Similar Cases
21. Polluters are “hijacking our democracy,” according to retired military
general who took control of Hurricane Katrina emergency relief efforts in 2005
22. How the USDA’s new ‘chicken rule’ could change what you eat, and how it’s inspected
Biggest change in meat inspection in 50 years
23. In Myanmar, China’s Scramble for Energy Threatens Livelihoods of Villagers
In western Myanmar a Chinese-backed energy and trading hub is taking shape on a remote island
24. Gene-altered apple tested in Washington state
25. GMO lobbying is a booming business as labeling laws increase
26. EU under pressure to allow GM food imports from US and Canada
Large businesses lobbying intensely to undermine safety regime in new trade deal, campaigners warn
28. If You Read Only One Story On Health And Fracking, Read This One
1. How the Creator of ‘JAWS’ Became the Shark’s Greatest Defender
2. Toledo leaders see big battles on many fronts in water crisis
Any decision certain to cost city millions
3. Farm fertilizers contaminate watershed that supplies Columbus’ drinking-water
Landscape around Hoover Reservoir illustrates how fertilizer can play havoc
with drinking-water supplies
4. N.J. breathing easier with fixes made to coal-burning power plants hundreds
5. PM Narendra Modi’s push for GM crops faces tough opposition from
6. Inspired by CSR, major companies come to aid of lead mine victims
7. Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says
8. Environmentalists split over green group’s fracking industry ties
Ties between the Center for Sustainable Shale Development and oil and gas
companies highlight growing divide
9. On Santa Cruz Island, rising seas present archaeological emergency
10. Wide, brown land becomes a home to carbon farming
11. Is re-fracturing the next big trend in the oil patch?
12. Water in the West: Conservation measures take center stage
13. W.Va. American Water repeatedly delayed locating potential Elk River
14. Farmers Await Weed-Killer Rule
1. Health experts question handling of songbird-killing Superfund site
Going Wild for American Shrimp
3. Polley Mine tailings pond was growing at unsustainable rate, says environmental consultant
4. State: Fracking waste tainted groundwater, soil at three Washington County sites
5. Israel-Gaza conflict: Gaza’s survivors now face a battle for water, shelter and power
6. Lobbyists Bidding to Block Government Regs Set Sights on Secretive White House Office
7. U.S. court approves $27.8 million deal for toxic Tennessee spill
8. Food poisoning bug campylobacter found in majority of chicken bought in shops as FSA
urged to name and shame retailers
9. Massive Dolphin Die-Off Eludes Final Explanation
10. Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general
1. Ninety-nine percent of the ocean’s plastic is missing
On the hunt. The RV Hesperides tows along a net designed to skim the ocean surface, catching floating plastic particles (inset).
2. China’s Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops
3. Lead Exposure May Cause Depression And Anxiety In Children
4. Study: BPA Can Activate Breast Cancer Cells
5. New York Towns Can Prohibit Fracking, State’s Top Court Rules
6. Fracking study finds new gas wells leak more
7. Exercising when air pollution levels are high can do more harm than good
Exercising when air pollution levels are high can end up doing more harm than good, writes Rachel Jacqueline
8. Michigan’s arsenic problem is among the worst in the nation. Here’s why that matters.
9. The race to stop Las Vegas from running dry
Amid a brutal drought the reservoir that supplies 90 per cent of Las Vegas’s water is fast disappearing
and desperate attempts to save Sin City are under way
10. Drakes Bay oyster farm denied Supreme Court hearing
1. Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields, study says
2. A year of agonized, unanswered questions
How did a well-trained crew of professional hotshots come to abandon their designated safety zone and walk into a wall of fire?
3. Duke scientists report air pollution controls linked to lower NC death rates
4. Triclosan Under The Microscope
5. A 1,000-pound BP tar mat found on Fort Pickens beach
6. How Rupert Murdoch created the world’s newest climate change villain
Australia was once a leader on climate action. Thanks to American conservative powerhouses, that’s no longer true
7. New York’s Silent But Deadly Fracking Problem
8. Personal Health: Too Hot To Handle
9. There Are 1,401 Uninspected High-Risk Oil and Gas Wells. Here’s Where They Are.
The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.
10. Ebola Outbreak ‘Tip of the Iceberg,’ Experts Say
11. Polio vaccine effort in Syria reaches 1.4 million children as volunteers brave violence
12. Jenny McCarthy e-cigs ads disappear
Seattle’s Duwamish has been straightened, dredged and heavily polluted. Can a Superfund cleanup bring it back to life?
15. Man-made chemicals are hidden health hazards