EPA acknowledges deadly effects of pesticides on bees, but refuses to restrict their use

In a disconnect of mammoth proportions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just acknowledged the threat to bee populations posed by neonicotinoid pesticides, while simultaneously reversing its position regarding a proposal to limit their use. On January 12, the EPA admitted for the first time that three commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides – clothianidin, thiamethoxam Read More

Investigations begin over EPA’s failure to regulate factory farm pollution for over a decade

At the end of November, it was announced that the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General would finally be examining the agency’s lack of regulation and failure to oversee large livestock operations. Several environmental groups are also planning on filing suit. For the last decade, factory farming endeavors have basically been given a pass when it Read More

West Coast orcas experienced 100% infant mortality rate as radiation from Fukushima drifted across ocean

The tragedy of Fukushima has been on going since 2011, but the death of our oceans has been oa slow burn for decades. In 2008, the Scientific American reported that there were 406 dead zones — meaning there was not enough oxygen to support life — worldwide. At that time, the blame was from fertilizer Read More