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“Vegans and vegetarians think they don’t kill animals but they do” – PlayGround+ Ted Turner: In His Own Words – Mountain Outlaw. Com.twitter. Photo.

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Judge Throws Out Charges Against Journalist Who Covered Dakota Access Pipeline. Amy Goodman Michael Nigro/ZUMA A North Dakota judge on Monday dismissed the criminal charges that had been filed against a journalist over her reporting on a controversial oil pipeline project.

Judge Throws Out Charges Against Journalist Who Covered Dakota Access Pipeline

Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now, was facing riot charges related to a report she filed earlier this month from a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Climate Change, Explained in One Simple Comic. Do you like nerdy web comics and climate change real talk?

Climate Change, Explained in One Simple Comic

The Largest Native American Protest In HISTORY Is Happening Right Now And YOU Need To Know About It! Right now the largest Native American PROTECT (not PROTEST) in history is happening in the Dakota’s.

The Largest Native American Protest In HISTORY Is Happening Right Now And YOU Need To Know About It!

What’s going on? Well, the US Government is taking control of Native American lands and forcing them to allow oil developers to drill on their land and move oil via pipelines. Picher, Oklahoma. A view looking north along Connell Ave, which was the main business district, 2007.

Picher, Oklahoma

The Picher Water Tower stands in the background. The mining waste was located very near neighborhoods in the town, 2008 Picher is a ghost town and former city in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. This was a major national center of lead and zinc mining at the heart of the Tri-State Mining District. A 2006 Army Corps of Engineers study showed 86% of Picher's buildings (including the town school) were badly undermined and subject to collapse at any time.[5] The destruction of 150 homes by an F4 tornado in May 2008 accelerated the exodus.

Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction. By focusing on veganism to the exclusion of all else, Cowspiracy implies that anyone who eats meat isn’t a ‘proper’ environmentalist.

Cowspiracy: stampeding in the wrong direction

DN! Guests David Sirota senior editor for investigations at the International Business Times.

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This is viewer supported news Donate Hillary Clinton has announced former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as the head of her transition team. This is a rush transcript. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Hillary Clinton has announced former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as the head of her transition team. AMY GOODMAN: In addition to Ken Salazar, other leaders of the transition team include former Obama National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, Center for American Progress head Neera Tanden, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and Maggie Williams, the director of Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Arizona’s Rosemont Mine Threatens Only U.S. Jaguar. What happens when a Canadian mining company wants to dig a huge open-pit copper mine on U.S. public land, right where the only jaguar in the U.S. lives?

Arizona’s Rosemont Mine Threatens Only U.S. Jaguar

The government agency charged with protecting the animal gives it the thumbs up. Wait – what? Fracking’s Total Environmental Impact Is Staggering, Report Finds — ThinkProgress. Fracking’s Total Environmental Impact Is Staggering, Report Finds The body of evidence is growing that fracking is not only bad for the global climate, it is also dangerous for local communities.

Fracking’s Total Environmental Impact Is Staggering, Report Finds — ThinkProgress

And affected communities are growing in number. A new report, released Thursday, details the sheer amount of water contamination, air pollution, climate impacts, and chemical use in fracking in the United States. Water In The Trees. Connecticut Continues To Suffer Massive Losses of Honeybees. Connecticut beekeepers reported losing nearly half of their honeybees during the summer and winter of 2015-16, according to a new report, a die-off rate even higher than the national average of 44 percent.

Connecticut Continues To Suffer Massive Losses of Honeybees

State and national experts call the continuing losses of honeybees — which are essential for pollinating crops humans depend on — a major concern and unsustainable in the long run. EDITORIAL: Transfer more federal land into local hands. At the intersection of the energy industry and environmentalism, of ranching and recreation, of economic development and preservation, is U.S. public land policy. No wonder the issue creates such sharp partisan divisions. But people on all sides of land use debates can agree on one thing: public land policy is broken. The problems with the state movement to take federal land. New report connects human health to biodiversity protection. During February, the 14th World Congress on Public Health in Kolkata, India, revealed a new “ground-breaking” report entitled, Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health, which demonstrates human health benefits yielded from protecting Earth’s biodiversity.

It’s designed to be the new “flagship publication,” acting as a primary source of information that supports the upcoming 2015 development agenda and sustainable development goals of the United Nations. The report was developed by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) and the World Health Organization (WHO). It features contributions from many partners and over 100 experts, including Biodiversity International, COHAB Initiative, EcoHealth Alliance, Harvard School of Public Health, United Nations University, Wildlife Conservation Society’s Health & Ecosystems and many more.

Strawberry dart frog in Costa Rica. Island in Scotland to be First 100% Self-Sustaining Place on Earth. AWI PopulationandConsumption 10242014 2. Ted Turner, the Lost Tycoon. Early last year, Ted Turner seemed invincible. Vanishing Wildlife.