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Policia asesina a activista y periodista de radio comunitaria en Oaxaca
Integrantes de esta frecuencia señalaron a elementos de la Policía Municipal como los presuntos autores materiales e intelectuales.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:23AM
Community radio journalist and activist killed by police in Oaxaca
Fellow broadcasters accused local police of being the perpetrators of this crime. They said that Chava had previously been run over by a police vehicle.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:20AM
Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 — Federal officials permitted more than 1,200 offshore fracks by oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010 to 2014, according to federal documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:20PM
Pipeline Company in Southern California Oil Spill Has Long History of Leaks
VENTURA, Calif., June 23, 2016 — The company that just spilled thousands of gallons of crude near the California coast in Ventura has a decade-long history of oil spills in the state, according to information uncovered by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:04PM
Unprecedented Offshore Fracking Threatens Alaska's Endangered Belugas
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 22, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today urged federal officials to block an oil company’s plans to drill multiple new wells and conduct the first large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally sensitive Cook Inlet.
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:40AM
13 months of record global temperatures as scientists warn: climate emergency
From April 2015 to May 2016 each month has been a new record for global average temperatures, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is an unprecedented series of broken global temperature records. And scientists are warning now that we are in unprecedented territory facing the start of a climate emergency.
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:41PM
Groups Question Lack of Transparency in Genetically Engineered Moth Experiments
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 — Environmental, food safety and organic farming organizations are demanding clear public information about a controversial plan to conduct an open air field trial of genetically engineered (GE) diamondback moths at Cornell’s agricultural experiment station in Geneva, New York. The GE moths are intended to control population levels with an engineered trait that causes female offspring to die in the larval stage. The diamondback moth is a pest for producers of cro...
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:06PM
Nuclear Shutdown News June 2016
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry at home and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are fighting to create a nuclear free future. Here is our June 2016 issue:
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:39PM
Killer whales remain protected in Washington
Olympia, WA, June 10, 2016 – Today the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to maintain killer whales on the state’s Endangered Species List. This vote follows the recommendation of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists who prepared a detailed review of the status of Washington’s southern resident killer whales. Oceana commends the Commission for its decision given the dire situation. Only eighty-three killer whales remain in the southern resident po...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:03PM
Green Party Moves Towards Declaring Itself Eco-Socialist
Photo: Andrea Mérida Cuéllar, Green Party National Co-Chair "... it's clear that the working class in this country is ready for revolution. As the true left discusses reform vs. revolution, the Green Party is now uniquely positioned to finally be the electoral tactic of grassroots movements…"
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:53AM
Fires And Drought Force Migration Of Palm Oil Production
Rigoberto Lima Choc was fatally shot in broad daylight in Sayaxché, in front of the building housing the local justice of the peace court in the center of town. “Lima Choc was a 28-year-old primary school teacher who lived and taught in the village of Champerico, in the municipality of Sayaxché. Twelve days before his murder, Lima Choc was elected to form part of the local government in Sayaxché and would have become a municipal councillor in January. He was also one of the first people ...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:26AM
Responsible Organic Sustainable Palm Oil: A Plurality Of Semantics
The scenario most likely to result from the RSPO process is that in the future there will be two production sectors supplying different markets. On the one hand there will be a group of companies with certification that will attempt to a greater or lesser extent to comply with the principles and criteria adopted by the RSPO, while on the other hand there will be a second group of non-certified companies that will continue with “business as usual” (conventional palm oil sourcing and global...
Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:42AM
Saying No To Palm Oil In The U.S.
"Many major consumer goods firms now delegate responsibility for their sourcing policies to the RSPO and, by extension, to these auditors. If the auditors are engaging in box-ticking and even colluding to cover up unsustainable practices, then products will get to the supermarket shelves that are tainted with human trafficking, rights abuses and the destruction of biodiversity. the world's only global palm oil certification system - meant to ensure ensure sustainability, human rights, labor s...
Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:36AM
E.U. Countries Delay Approval of Toxic Chemical in RoundUp
WASHINGTON, June 6th, 2016 — Today in Brussels representatives from the European Union (E.U.) failed to pass a temporary reauthorization of glyphosate – a toxic chemical in the common pesticide RoundUp determined by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be a “probable carcinogen”. The committee was asked to grant re-authorization for between one and two years, to allow for completion of a safety assessment currently in progress at the European Chemicals Agency, but rejected the propo...
Posted: Mon Jun 6, 2016 1:11PM
Oregon Derailment Highlights Ongoing Risks of Oil Trains, Inadequacy of New Safety Rules
PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2016 — The derailment today of multiple oil tanker cars and resulting fire in the Columbia River Gorge reaffirms the danger that transporting oil by rail still poses to people and the environment — despite new safety rules meant to prevent such accidents.
Posted: Fri Jun 3, 2016 10:41PM
Climate change: as India cuts aerosol pollution, extreme heatwave temperatures may spike
Temperatures reached 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit (51 degrees Celsius) in the small north western Indian city of Phalodi on May 19th. A new temperature record for the sub-continent. Research shows that substantial air pollution has provided a cooling effect to moderate temperatures. With climate change increasing temperatures, as air pollution is tackled reducing its cooling effect, temperatures may spike even further warns scientists, pushing close to the human health limit for extreme temperatu...
Posted: Wed Jun 1, 2016 8:18PM
Australia: token funding to Great Barrier Reef facing extinction in a climate emergency
We need to come to terms that the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem and coral reef ecosystems globally as we know them, are facing extinction. It is a climate emergency. The reef is our canary in a coalmine and it is now dying from the greenhouse gases we have released.
Posted: Mon May 30, 2016 8:42PM
Nuclear Shutdown News May 2016
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry, in the US and beyond. and highlights the efforts of those fighting for a nuclear free future.
Posted: Mon May 30, 2016 6:35PM
President Obama Asked to Stop U.S. Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
OKINAWA, Japan, May 26, 2016 — During President Obama’s visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay. The bay is home to the dugong — a marine mammal related to manatees that is an ancient cultural icon in Okinawa — and other endangered species. That project is strongly opposed by residents of the island, which has had a hu...
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 7:29PM
And Here’s Another Thing the Clinton’s Fucked Up.
In the late nineties Duh Prez. appointed General Barry McCaffery to be the Drug Czar!
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 9:57AM