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Weapons watchdog says government’s position ‘increasingly hypocritical’ as US prepares to increase production of warheads in spite of safety and environmental concerns
Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats
Canadian spy agency is pushing back against a civil liberties group’s complaint for being “overly broad” regarding concerns of national energy policy.
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A judge’s ruling in the 2010 Gulf oil spill could have widespread consequences.
Ruling in Favor of Plaintiff in Workers’ Compensation Court Could Spur Similar Cases
Biggest change in meat inspection in 50 years
In western Myanmar a Chinese-backed energy and trading hub is taking shape on a remote island
Large businesses lobbying intensely to undermine safety regime in new trade deal, campaigners warn
With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock
that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods, is Europe about to
change its mind?
Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating
The ultra-right U.S. Koch brothers, little-known to Canadians, are major players in Alberta’s
oil patch, where they control at least 1.1 million acres.
Religious and liberal groups see environment as a ‘moral issue’
1. Environmental Issues
3. Choosing a Past for the Future: Why today’s environment policy is also history – Dr Paul Warde
New technologies will make it easier to manipulate animal genomes, but food products from genetically engineered animals face a long road to market.
A remote wetland near Itasca State Park, already undercut by three crude oil pipelines, is one of several fragile, isolated habitats along the proposed path of the 610-mile Sandpiper crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Study seeking cheaper abatement draws claims children still poisoned
The South Texas oil and gas boom has provided new opportunities for smugglers — but also new ways to stop them.
Experts say the eye-popping costs of Governor Brown’s plan to build two giant water tunnels far outweigh the financial benefits. And taxpayers may be left holding the bag.
The study is the first to give an intergenerational view of the impact a parent’s behavior has on children.
Utah midwife uses obituaries to document troubling trend in birth outcomes in the area.
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Midwife Donna Young and her daughter Holt, look at a grave markers of stillborn and newborn children in Rock Point Cemetery in Maeser just north of Vernal. She started noticing a higher than usual amounts of stillborn and newborn deaths in the area the past few years. One corner of the cemetery has several small markers for stillborn and newborn deaths. The TriCounty Health Department is holding a public meeting Wednesday May 7 to investigate the uptick in stillbirths and newborn deaths in the area. Environmentalists believe there’s a connection to air pollution from oil and gas drilling.
Climate change could increase deficiencies in zinc and iron, new study suggests