A recent documentary, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, advocates leading environmental organizations must address animal agriculture’s massive impacts to forests, water sustainability, and climate change. Also watch Howard Lyman’s documentary, Mad Cowboy.
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Ocean Acidification Threatens Alaskan Crab Fishery
Qatar on the Bayou: Fracking Boom a Louisiana Toxic Nightmare
The Wall Street Journal sings the praises of SASOL’s move to industrialize the Lousiana Bayou with fracked natural gas. But the proposed project by the apartheid-supporting state oil company from South Africa, using Nazi technology, may spell the end for a 224-year-old community founded by freed slaves.
Climate Warming Catastrophe, Mass Extinctions Underway
Dahr Jamail’s essay illustrates how scientists are starting to acknowledge that the startling environmental changes happening worldwide, including massive ice melts, extreme weather such as super typhoons, wildfire, heat waves, and droughts, as well as the growing acidification of ocean waters, could result in massive species extinctions, including us.
Climate Disruption: Arctic Death Spiral Underway
Marine Ecosystems Facing Unprecedented Human Damage
The health of the world’s oceans is deteriorating even faster than had previously been thought, a report warns. “We are entering an unknown territory of marine ecosystem change. The next mass extinction may have already begun.”
Honduras: Miskitu Facing Dams and Deforestation Granted Land Rights
Honduras grants Miskitu People title to huge swath of coastal, border lands they occupy, but massive dams under construction on the Patuca River and pilfering of the Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve continue unabated in a region undergoing massive militarization.