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In the fall of 2012 at the headquarters of The Nature Conservancy, the largest conservation organisation in the world, there was a meeting to try to dampen what was becoming a very public squabble ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:40 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Oh ye of little faith. When I began posting on Daily Kos about my campaign to protect the western end of Golden Gate Park from the instillation of toxic tire crumb, there were murmurs (justifiable ...
by GTK
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 08:18 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
"This is pouring rain, this is paralyzed". [Bon Iver 're: stacks'] 'The house always wins' is not just a tired aphorism of American popular culture, but the reality of the lives lived by most ...
by lucid
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2014 at 11:07 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Dukeville, N.C. has a problem. Their water supply, at least some of it, may be poison : [Sherry] Gobble, who lives alongside Duke Energy’s Buck ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 10:05 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
This past Tuesday, the Ontario Supreme Court received a class action lawsuit filed by Sun Parlor Honey LTD on behalf of Canadian beekeepers: Clothianidin, its parent compound, thiamethoxam, ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 04:20 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
It was all Nader's fault. Never mind the butterfly ballots and the hanging chads. Forget about Palm Beach County's sudden and accidental infatuation with Pat Buchanan(1) and Katherine Harris's ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 06:11 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
San Francisco has a lingering reputation for being a hotbed of militant pacifism, drug love, and random gay sodomy. But nowadays, the corporatized ghost of Ayn Rand lingers just beyond every ...
by GTK
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 05:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Multi-Chem is a Halliburton business. They mix fracking and oilfield chemicals. After their plant blew up in 2011, OSHA gave them a fine of $49,000 ($7,000 per worker onsite at the time) and the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 03:37 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
The third and fourth-week diarists have changed places this month, as ruleoflaw is going to be away for his usual week. So we all get the treat of one of his poems a week early this month. I (Kit RMP)
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Illinois State Representative John Bradley, in introducing amendments #1 & #2 to Senate Bill 649 , is attempting to circumvent the legal process that he himself set into motion just a year ago, when ...
by BrentRitzel
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 06:42 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
For a while now, we’ve had all our recyclables picked up together in one container in our town instead of having to separate them. Recycling plants now can separate the different types of ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 04:45 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Even though Earth Day was officially this past week, keeping in mind that every day is Earth Day, of course, here's another environmental-themed SNLC that virtually none will read and will add ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 26, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Today is Earth Day, and this year there is both very bad and very good news. For the first time in millions of years, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 400 parts per ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 11:58 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Rachel Carson, is considered by many to be one of the founders of the modern American environmentalism movement. With her publication of ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
As kids, we were all taught that recycling prevents landfills from being over-filled, or that it would save some trees from being cut down. But it does more than that. It takes less cost and ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 06:08 PM PST with 2 Recommends
In my diary entry last night, Crush it! , I wrote about a way to increase recycling with your household or workplace recycling container. Some recycling containers are filled long before the day ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 05:58 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Somehow I hadn’t thought of it- When my sister, who wanted to bring weekly loads of recyclables from the community where she was working, a community with no recycling program, to our community, ...
by Save The Environment
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 12:50 AM PST with 1 Recommend
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by Matt Bors
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 61 Recommends
A short story that had an unexpected impact on me was written by Lindasue Marshall, a clinical social worker, whom I had the honor of training with for a short period of time. She wrote ...
by remembrance
Comment Count 137 comments on Tue Dec 31, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 53 Recommends
Fracking, like cigarette production, is one of the moral indicators of Capitalism-as-practiced. A lot of money is spent by the companies involved proving that it causes no harm and is in fact a ...
by northsylvania
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends