The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster three years ago has superseded the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 as the worst nuclear power plant disaster in the world. Nuclear material continues to spill into the sea from the Fukushima disaster and is now showing up on the west coast of North America. To be sure, level 7 events […]
25.18% of U.S. greenhouse gases are being emitted by only 43 firms, according to figures tabulated by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), from corporate filings with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as of the latest available year, which was 2011. PERI, which is sponsored by the Economics Department at the University of Massachussetts at […]
Hope you’ve enjoyed civilized life, folks. Because a new study sponsored by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center says the world’s industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources. There goes the weekend . . . and everything after it for the rest of our lives.
France’s agricultural ministry on Saturday banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto’s genetically modified maize MON 810, after France highest court twice previously struck down similar measures.
It was a quiet and peaceful day in the Garden of Eden Community. This sustainable community has been growing their own food, coming together to provide basic necessities and supplying food, shelter and sustainability classes to the public for free since 2009. But, on THIS day, the State of Texas arrived to shut them down.…
Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor Statistics data estimates that American poultry processors are paid roughly $11 per […]
Most organic advocates have heard of “Who Owns Organic,” a popular infographic featuring independently owned organic food companies vs. organic companies now owned by Big Food. Unfortunately, Who Owns Organic has recently been updated and organic food purists are not going to be happy with said update. Back in 1995, there were around 81 independent […]
Genetic mutations have been found in three generations of butterflies living near Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. The gruesome discovery has led scientists to fear that the leaking radiation could affect other species.
Researches said that around 12 per cent of pale grass blue butterflies that had been exposed as larvae to nuclear fallout developed abnor