March

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Environment and politics: one and the same

"Capitalism is fundamentally incapable of dealing with climate change." These were the words of microbial ecologist Steve McCallister.

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Gulf dolphins suffer post-oil spill illnesses

In Barataria Bay, La. (located in the northern Gulf of Mexico), bottlenose dolphins are suffering from severe illnesses - the aftermath of the BP oil spill, according to a report by Click Green.

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Cats at Caboodle Ranch subjected to horrific conditions

Authorities seized the suffering animals and charged Caboodle's founder and operator with cruelty to animals and scheme to defraud.

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Robot jellyfish pulls hydrogen fuel from water

An underwater robot has been modeled after a jellyfish, and will be used in rescue efforts and surveillance.

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Dairy factory linked to animal torture

Adirondack Farms, a dairy factory in New York, has been responsible for severe animal abuse investigators learned. While they tout their products as fresh and wholesome, the practices that go on behind the scenes are anything but.

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Heat ray weapon a threat to collective action?

Though originally intended for the Afghanistan War, it could soon be headed to the U.S., under the guise of a "riot control device."

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Judge scraps farmers’ case against Monsanto

The plaintiffs had sought a judgment to stop Monsanto from suing them for growing crops containing genes patented by the company.

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Mutated fish highlight the danger of selenium

Selenium is a pollutant in 200 of the 1,294 locations designated by the U.S. governments as toxic Superfund sites (places contaminated with extremely hazardous substances).

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Chicago residents win 10-year battle for clean air

The plants are considered two of the dirtiest in the nation and the single largest source of greenhouse gas emission in Chicago.