Congress, Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

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As I write this, corporate interests are holding our democracy hostage. Voter suppression—targeting communities of color, students and low-income Americans—is running rampant, fossil fuel

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/19/congress-listen-to-people-not-polluters/
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Musk, DiCaprio and Rive Talk the Future of Solar at Tesla Gigafactory

Worldwide Shift to Renewable Energy Played ‘Critical Role’ in Stalling Carbon Emissions

Rescued Chimp Who Lived Alone for 18 Years Won’t Stop Holding Hands With New Friend

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Sometimes, all you need is a friend.

Two rescued chimpanzees found exactly that in each other. In fact, they’re holding onto their friendship and refusing to let go.

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Jury to Decide if Monsanto PCBs Caused Plaintiffs’ Cancer

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Monsanto’s controversial history with PCBs is being played out in trial in California state court this week, as the agrochemical giant has been accused of causing two retired

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/15/jury-decide-pcbs-caused-cancer/
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Science and Politics Clash as Humanity Nears Climate Change Tipping Point

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Despite having had a heart transplant three years before, Lonnie Thompson ascended to 22,000 feet and braved -35 degree F temperatures on a mountain peak in far western

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/13/climate-change-tipping-point/
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Yellowstone Sends 100 Wild Buffalo to Slaughter

Addressing our relationship with the buffalo, Buffalo Field Campaign co-founder Lakota Elder Rosalie Littler Thunder once said, “human beings have forgotten their purpose.” Indeed, those who work for Yellowstone National Park have certainly forgotten theirs: to preserve [wild

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/11/yellowstone-100-buffalo-slaughter/
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Fukushima Should Have Served as Wake-Up Call for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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On March 11, 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and 50-foot tsunami triggered meltdowns at three of six nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan. It was

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/10/fukushima-wake-up-call-nrc/
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SeaWorld’s Famous Whale and ‘Blackfish’ Star Is Dying

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Tilikum, the killer whale at the center of the 2013 documentary Blackfish, is in deteriorating health. SeaWorld’s teams are treating him for what they believe is a bacterial infection

To read the full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/03/09/seaworld-tilikum-dying/
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Hottest and Driest Place in North America Is Experiencing a Rare and Spectacular ‘Super Bloom’