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Mercury-free Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympic Medals: Begs the Question - Why is Mercury Used to Mine Gold in the First Place?

Brazil is the home to the Amazon Rain Forest, so diverse in fauna and flora that Brazil is considered a “megadiverse country”, one that demands greater global attention in preserving its biological riches. 467 more words

Rio Olympics

6 in custody after white substance dumped in front of Queen's Park

Police have six people in custody after a group of protesters dumped a foamy white substance in front of the main entrance at the Ontario legislature in Toronto Thursday morning. 303 more words

Canada

Envi Groups Coalesce for Change, Presents 15-Point Agenda

Eco-Challenge for Change coalition presented in a media forum on 22 June 2016 its 15 immediate environmental demands to the incoming administration of President-elect Rodrigo Roa Duterte. 772 more words

Teens from Grassy Narrows First Nation demand action on mercury poisoning

A group of youth from a remote First Nations community where mercury has poisoned the river for nearly 50 years travelled 1,700 kilometres to the Ontario legislature Thursday to demand action from government. 482 more words

Environment

Gold Mining Has Devastated The Peruvian Amazon

By Alejandro Davila Fragoso

When Meraldo Umiña moved to the Madre De Dios region of Peru in 1983, the toxic gold rush that’s destroyed swaths of Amazon rainforest there was in its infancy.

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World News

Report calls for mercury dumped in Wabigoon River in 1960s to be safely removed

TORONTO — A First Nations community in northern Ontario is again asking the province for help to clean up the mercury that’s been poisoning the Wabigoon River for nearly 50 years. 191 more words

Environment

RESEARCH THAT PROVES VACCINES CAUSE AUTISM

By Dr. John L. Reizer

Founder of NoFakeNews

According to mainstream media outlets and a plethora of paid off medical propagandists, there are no credible scientific research studies that prove a link between vaccines and Autism. 64 more words

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