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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

Latin America is deadliest place in the world for environmental activists, new documentary shows.

When the people of Rio Blanco, in Honduras, decided to oppose the construction of a hydroelectric project in the Gualcarque River, their lives took a tragic turn. 577 more words

HumanRights

Comical silence regarding railways and climate change

25 September 2015

Rainy weather didn’t deter people from turning out in masses at a rally near Sydney’s Central Station one Sunday morning in late 2013.   862 more words

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