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Apocalypse Not Now: Yellowstone supervolcano eruption predictable up to 10 yrs in advance

July 2nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/usa/271264-yellowstone-supervolcano-eruption-prediction/

US scientists found a way to estimate time of the next eruption of the dormant volcano in Yellowstone National Park 10 months to 10 years beforehand, most recent happening nearly 70,000 years ago. They promise it won’t be cataclysmic, yet its lava and ash could cause a volcanic winter.

Police Say the Biggest Pot Raid in Years Wasn't Really About Pot

July 1st, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/emerald-triangle-marijuana-raid-water-drought

Police say last week's massive raid in Northern California's rugged Emerald Triangle by county law enforcement with no help from the DEA targeted private landowners not because they were growing pot, because they were illegally sucking 500,000 gallons of water a day from a section of the nearby Eel river.

Canada introduces additional economic sanctions against Russia

June 29th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://tass.ru/en/world/804765

Canada introduced additional economic sanctions against 14 Russian legal entities and three individuals, imposed a ban on import and export of goods from the territory of Crimea. Information in the statement of Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper on the internet page of the Canadian government.

Scientists Detect Mysterious Warming in U.S. Coastal Waters

June 28th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/scientists_detect_mysterious_warming_in_us_coastal_waters_20150628?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%253A+Truthdig+Truthdig%253A+Drilling+Beneath+the+Headlines

Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast. Off the US West coast, scientists baffled by a mysterious blob” of water up to 4°C warmer“ than the surrounding Pacific, linked to weird weather across the entire country.

Oz-some! Ukrainians shocked by huge twister in their region (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

June 28th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/270265-ukraine-tornado-denpropetrovsk-weather/

A tornado hit several villages in the Dnepropetrovsk region in Ukraine’s south this week. Locals reported that roofs were blown off, trees torn from the ground, and fish from the river covered the roads, adding they had never seen anything like it before, only seen such a weather phenomenon “on television, in programs about America.”

GM wheat crop fails to repel bugs, £3m trial branded ‘a waste’

June 26th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/uk/269713-gm-wheat-trial-fails/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome

A controversial trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat has failed to repel pests any more effectively than ordinary crops, scientists have found. Researchers attempted to engineer a variety of wheat to emit an odor that deters aphids in the hope of reducing the amount of pesticides required by plants.

In Historic Ruling, Dutch Court Says: Climate Action is a Human Right

June 25th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/24/historic-ruling-dutch-court-says-climate-action-human-right

Dutch court on Wednesday said that the government has a legal duty to reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2020. The decision came in response to a lawsuit.

TV: Emergency survey underway along West Coast, marine life being affected “in ways never seen before” — CBS: “Unusual increase in dolphin, sea lion, and seabird deaths” — Thought to be largest toxic bloom “anywhere, ever” — Worry that impacts on fish to

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/tv-emergency-survey-underway-along-west-coast-marine-life-being-affected-ways-never-before-cbs-unusual-increase-dolphin-sea-lion-seabird-deaths-largest-toxic-bloom-anywhere-could-be-happening

Toxic algae bloom west of Vancouver Island threatens salmon… The bloom stretches along the Pacific coast from California to B.C. Cause unknown.An additional concern relates to salmon stock. The bloom has almost no crustaceans… which is worrisome, most prolific toxic algal outbreak ever recorded.

Jerry Brown pushing depopulation in California: Too many people, not enough water, something has to go!

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://govtslaves.info/jerry-brown-pushing-depopulation-in-california-too-many-people-not-enough-water-something-has-to-go/

Jerry Brown: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board; if more water does not flow into California, eventually will be too many people for available water to support. “ how many people can we accommodate? ”Lynn Wilson,academic chair, Kaplan University, United Nations climate change delegation: past “civilizations had to migrate out of drought areas,” interview with CNBC in July. “We may have to migrate people out of California.” every option such as importing water would likely occur, “migration can’t be taken off the table.”

Why are we building a research center full of deadly diseases in the tornado capital of the world?

June 23rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Why_are_we_building_a_research_center_full_of_deadly_diseases_in_the_tornado_capital_of_the_world%3F/44699/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is being moved to Manhattan, Kansas, in the heart of tornado alley. Builders broke ground on the $1.25 billion dollar facility. It will include a biosafety level 4 lab, designed to handle deadly and exotic pathogens for which no vaccines or treatments exist.

Herbicide-Resistant Insects Are Destroying GMO Crops Like Never Before

June 22nd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/herbicide-resistant-insects-are-destroying-gmo-crops-like-never-before/

Crops genetically engineered to produce insecticidal toxins derived from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) places intense selective pressure on pests to evolve resistance. Pest “develop resistance rapidly” when Bt crops don’t produce a high enough level of Bt toxin, require farmers to use more pesticides. Bt corn didn’t eradicate the pest, it made it stronger, causing even more pesticide use.

These ‘Big 6′ Chemical Companies Now Make 50,000 Different Pesticides

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/these-big-6-chemical-companies-now-make-50000-different-pesticides/

There are now more than 50,000 different pesticides being manufactured with over 600 ‘active’ ingredients. Nearly seven billion pounds of pesticides are used annually around the world. Who makes all these chemicals? The same “Big 6 Companies” that oppose food labeling.1. Monsanto 2. Bayer 3.Syngenta 4. Dow 5. Dupont 6. BASF

Pope Francis: Humans Are Turning the Earth Into an "Immense Pile of Filth"

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/pope-encyclical-climate-change-inequality

Pope Francis' on the environment: Once beautiful landscapes covered with rubbish, industrial waste, chemicals, linked to throwaway culture not yet managed to adopt circular model of production capable of preserving, limit use of non-renewable resources, moderate consumption, maximize efficient use, reusing,recycling. Markets promote extreme consumerism to sell products, people in a whirlwind of needless buying and spending. Climate is a common good, belonging to all. Those who possess economic or political power mostly concerned with masking the problems.

Fracking Waste Injection Wells Linked to 60% of Earthquakes in Central and Eastern U.S.

June 20th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.allgov.com/news/top-stories/fracking-waste-injection-wells-linked-to-60-of-earthquakes-in-central-and-eastern-us-150620?news=856768

Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder found underground wells associated with earthquakes, 66% were used for oil recovery, a type of injection well. Other wells, involving saltwater disposal, were 1.5 times as likely as oil recovery wells to be associated with earthquakes.

Germany agreed Thursday to turn more than 60 former military bases into nature preserves, with the aim of creating vast new green oases and sanctuaries for rare species of birds

June 19th, 2015
Categories: Nature, Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/germany-agreed-thursday-to-turn-more.html

Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks: ongoing overhaul of German armed forces made it possible to set aside 76,600 acres of forests, marshes, meadows and moors.
Government opted against selling the land, in some cases, prime real estate, to investors in favour of creating natural refuges.

US says it will not provide food aid to North Korea during its worst drought in 100 years

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/us-says-it-will-not-provide-food-aid-to.html

North Korea in a severe drought, Much of Korean Peninsula had unusually dry weather in recent weeks, crucial time for rice farming when seedlings are transplanted. Rice is a staple for both Koreas. Crop production in the North could fall 20 percent from last year if drought continues.

EPA reports fracking safe - as Arlington sings the benzene blues - Video

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

An Arlington fracking company leeched 48,000 gallons of benzene solvent into the city's water supply, doesn't call 911. It takes 24 hours and 4 attempts to plug the well, while hundreds of residents are evacuated. The EPA says water supplies are now as safe as fracking.

100,000 German Beekeepers Call for GMO Cultivation Ban

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/100000-german-beekeepers-call-for-gmo-cultivation-ban/5456622

The call by the German Beekeepers Association (DIB), which represents almost 100,000 beekeepers, comes after Europe adopted controversial legislation enabling member states to opt-out of the cultivation of GMOs approved at the EU level, urging Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt (CSU) to implement a Germany-wide ban on cultivation.

Deadly flesh-eating bacteria infect more swimmers in Florida

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment, Health

Link: http://govtslaves.info/deadly-flesh-eating-bacteria-infect-more-swimmers-in-florida/

Threat in Florida’s waters; deadly flesh-eating bacteria. Florida state health department report 32 cases past 12 months. Number of infections increases May through October, the bacterium thrives when water is warmest. It can also infect those who eat raw shellfish or mishandle raw oysters.

French Minister Asks Stores to Stop Selling Round Up

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/french-minister-asks-stores-to-stop-selling-round-up/

French Environment and Energy Minister Ségolène Royal: the weed killer Round Up should not be sold in garden shops since it is potentially harmful to human beings. Sri Lanka president, Maithripala Sirisena: glyphosate, will no longer be allowed in the country.

The Pro-GMO Lobby’s Latest Scapegoat: “Organic Farming is Starving The Poor”. Monsanto Can Save the World from Hunger

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/the-pro-gmo-lobbys-latest-scapegoat-organic-farming-is-starving-the-poor-monsanto-can-save-the-world-from-hunger/

Owen Paterson former Environment Minister for the UK: talks about Greenpeace being put on trial for “crimes against humanity” GMOs can save millions of lives. It’s the environmentalists who are doing real harm.”

NASA Satellites Reveal Worldwide Water Depletion

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/nasa-satellites-reveal-worldwide-water-depletion_062015

World’s largest underground aquifers, a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides detailed picture of vital water reserves under the Earth’s surface. Twenty-one of the world’s 37 largest aquifers from India, China, United States and France passed their sustainability tipping points, more water was removed than replaced during the decade-long study.

Pope Francis Denounces GMOs and Pesticides

June 17th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/pope-francis-denounces-gmos-and-pesticides-for-both-environmental-and-social-devastation/

Pope Francis: The spread of (GM) crops destroys the complex web of ecosystems, decreases diversity in production, affects the present and future of regional economies. In several countries there is a trend in the development of oligopolies in the production of seeds and other products needed for cultivation, the dependence deepens when you consider the production of sterile seeds, which end up forcing farmers to buy (seeds) from producers.”“It creates a vicious circle in which the intervention of the human being to solve a problem often worsens the situation further.”

Russian Pivot: Greek PM Schedules Putin Meeting Ahead Of "Lehman Weekend"

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-16/russian-pivot-greek-pm-schedules-putin-meeting-ahead-lehman-weekend

Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis: Greece will not be swayed by pressure from The White House: We will not submit to the interests and wishes of any third country. Greece is nobody’s property. We move based on the interests of our people and our national interests. The country must become a development hub for Europe’s energy supply."

Monsanto Now Billing Itself as a “Sustainable Agriculture Company”

June 12th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-now-billing-itself-as-a-sustainable-agriculture-company/

Monsanto decided to market itself as a ‘sustainable agriculture’ company despite spending billions to provide world with destructive, carcinogenic chemicals, genetically modified ‘pesticide treadmill’ biotech has us running on. GE crops provide no significant increase in crop yields.

Monstanto vs the world – How we will win the food war

June 10th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/sicence-technology/monstanto-vs-the-world-how-we-will-win-the-food-war/

Researchers from Iowa have shown that organic farming methods can yield almost as highly as pesticide-intensive methods. Other researchers, from Berkeley, California, have reached a similar conclusion. Agribusiness PR strategies: Agribusiness is “pro-science”, its opponents are “anti-science”.

Joining the expanding list of GMO rejections

June 10th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/west-african-country-dumps-monsantos-gm-cotton-seeks-compensation/

Due to ‘disappointing yields and poor quality cotton fiber,” the country of Burkina Faso in West Africa is ditching Monsanto’s genetically modified cotton. decided to phase out the use of Monsanto’s GMO cotton seeds.

Prolonged Drought Leaves Caribbean Farmers Broke and Worried

June 8th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/31232-prolonged-drought-leaves-caribbean-farmers-broke-and-worried

2015 wet season in the Caribbean, June to November, forecast to be drier than normal and a similar prediction issued for the 2016 dry season. This follows drier than normal dry season in 2015. "Serious news" for agriculture in the region. 2014 Jamaican economy lost one billion dollars, result of drought and brush fires caused by extreme heat.

EPA Confirms that Fracking Poses a Risk to Drinking Water

June 8th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/epa-confirms-that-fracking-poses-risk.html

EPA released a study that confirms that fracking poses a risk to drinking water sources. Fracking is inherently dirty and dangerous. Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection found that 234 private drinking water wells had been contaminated by drilling and fracking.

Organic Farming Thrives in India as Growers Revert Back to Traditional Methods

June 8th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/organic-farming-thrives-in-india-as-growers-revert-back-to-traditional-methods/5454229

Thousands of farmers in India reverting back to traditional farming methods as consequences of Western agriculture have begun to negatively impact region’s food and water supply, and the health of its people. Growers returning to traditional, organic methods that date back to centuries ago. India has emerged as a global leader in organic farming, welcomed 600,000 certified producers.

Norway Goes Big on Fossil Fuel Divestment... Now Who's Next?

June 7th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/05/norway-goes-big-fossil-fuel-divestment-now-whos-next

Norwegian Government Pension Fund—the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world with holdings of approximately $890 billion—to begin divesting from companies heavily involved with the mining, transportation, or burning of coal.

There’s Something in the Water in Utah: E Coli

June 6th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/theres-something-in-the-water-in-utah-e-coli_062015

For the second time in as many months, Utah is facing a municipal water crisis. In April, community of Nibley unable to use the water from the taps due to a chemical spill. This time, city of Syracuse, Utah issued a boil order due to E. Coli and Coliform contamination in the water supply.

UFO-Shaped Lenticular Clouds over Texas Spark HAARP Weather Manipulation Conspiracy Theories - Video

June 5th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/ufo-shaped-lenticular-clouds-over-texas-spark-haarp-weather-manipulation-conspiracy-theories_062015

According to meteorologists, lenticular clouds are common in mountainous regions but rare in the plains. The rarity of lenticular clouds in the plains could explain why the appearance in Texas on Monday caused a stir on social media.

Snow Falls in Parts of China in June! -Video

June 4th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.wtvy.com/news/headlines/Snow-Falls-in-Parts-of-China-in-June-306100331.html

northwest China got a surprise wintry blast of snow mainly in mountainous regions, temperatures across the area dropped to below freezing. Rgion was suffering from a drought since January.

Swiss Supermarkets Stop Sales of Glyphosate over Health Concerns

June 4th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://sustainablepulse.com/2015/06/03/swiss-supermarkets-stop-sales-of-glyphosate-over-health-concerns/#.VXEISkY31Oa

Swiss supermarket giants Coop and Migros announced they will no longer sell products that contain glyphosate, following World Health Organization’s report stating glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen, exploring non-toxic alternative weed-killers.

Melbourne shivers through coldest day in a year

June 4th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/melbourne-shivers-through-coldest-day-in-a-year-20150604-ghgagi.html

Thursday officially declared coldest day of the year. 11.3 degrees in Melbourne, a record for 2015. Victoria; sub-zero temperatures Thursday morning.

Study: Organic Farming Is More Profitable Than Conventional

June 4th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2015/06/organic-farming-more-profitable-conventional

Washington State University researchers David Crowdera,John Reganold: data from 44 studies involving 55 crops grown on five continents over 40 years; organic farming is somewhere between 22 percent and 35 percent more profitable for farmers than conventional. The reason: higher price farmers get when they sell certified-organic crops. Organic farmers save on chemicals.

How federal dollars are financing the water crisis in the West

June 3rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: https://projects.propublica.org/killing-the-colorado/story/arizona-cotton-drought-crisis

Scarcity of water is as much a man-made crisis as a natural one; federal subsidies prop up cotton farming in Arizona, cheap loans for cotton production that don’t have to be fully repaid if the market slumps. Cotton is one of the thirstiest crops in existence, each acre demands six times as much water as lettuce, 60 percent more than wheat.

There Is A Record Number Of Winter Jackets On The Streets Of The Northeast

June 3rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/there-are-a-record-number-of-winter-jackets-on-the-streets-of-the-northeast/

The high temperature Monday in New York 58 degrees; National Weather Service’s NOWData, second time since 1872 high temperature on that date so low. Boston weather high of 49 degrees Monday ties lowest-ever high temperature for any day in the entire month of June since 1872.

Portland sets record for coldest high temperature

June 3rd, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.pressherald.com/2015/06/02/portland-sets-record-for-coldest-high-temperature/

National Weather Service: Portland set a record Tuesday for the coldest high temperature for June 2; day’s high of 50 degrees broke the record of 54 degrees, set on June 2, 2001.“It has never been that cold for a high on this date.

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