Held by 350.org and the Sierra Club, the event marked the two-year anniversary of the disaster, the Lac-Megantic, Quebec, oil train explosion that killed 47 people.
The government will provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue.
"Shell wants to haul its Arctic destroyer to Alaska as soon as possible, but these courageous individuals are saying, 'Shell No.' "
What does it take to stop a threatening transnational corporate giant? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
In terms of victories for the environment, this one is something of a sleeper hit, with momentum now starting to build as environmental groups celebrate another triumph over dangerous natural gas drilling.
The Genesis solar plant, costing $1.2 billion, has been hailed as a success, but at what cost?
Monsanto's glyphosate, sold as "roundup," is the most widely-used herbicide. In Colombia, however, it's also a weapon of war.
"Another derailment and explosion of a train carrying oil. We need to get these exploding death trains off the tracks."
Shell's dabbling in the Chukchi Sea, most feel, is now inevitable; for the moment, the Beaufort Sea won't be touched, but even that could change.
Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.