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Special Operatives Hired By Powerful Industries Are Assassinating Environmental Activists Trying To Protect Mother Nature


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July 18, 2016

Environmental activists are being murdered at record rates, with as many as three deaths occurring per week, according to London-based advocacy group, Global Witness. 606 more words

News

At Least 185 Environmental Activists Were Murdered Last Year - ALEXANDER SAMMON JUN. 23, 2016

It was the deadliest year on record.

Demonstrators protest the murder of indigenous Honduran activist Berta Cáceres in March. Her death follows a year in which more environmentalists were killed than ever before.  131 more words

Point Of Interest

Donors Decline To Back More Fracking Research After Study Finds No Link To Water Contamination

By Kevin Mooney ~

The lead researcher in a study that concluded that fracking in Ohio didn’t contaminate groundwater told The Daily Signal that, contrary to her previous remarks, donors to the study did not pull funding because of “specific disappointment” with those results. 1,128 more words

Public Opinion

Book review: Luna & Me: the True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest, by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

Kostecki-Shaw,  Jenny Sue. Luna & me: the true story of a girl who lived in a tree to save a forest. Christy Ottavino Books/Henry Holt, 2015. 173 more words

Book Reviews

The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman

On the surface, this could be a novel which perfectly captures the height of the dot com boom, where new technology was not only a path to global communication, but also changing the definition of success. 315 more words

Fiction: 21st Century

Enviro Gadflies Demand Right To Trespass On Your Land

By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~

Two recently adopted Wyoming statutes, designed to protect farmers and ranchers from “environmental monitoring” of their property by green activists, are now being challenged in court by the very group whose actions on private land inspired passage of the laws. 510 more words

Public Opinion

Passionate Conservation

People drive conservation and environmental efforts, and their personality and style of interaction can have a big effect on the strength of the message they’re trying to communicate. 283 more words

Science