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Plastic Trash Litters the Ocean

Plastic Trash Litters the Ocean

Plastic trash articles litter the world’s oceans. It will likely take centuries to decompose. Objects such as paper and wooden products will breakdown in seawater. Metal pieces of garbage tend to sink to the ocean floor where they degrade. Plastic has two special features. First, it is buoyant. It floats or lingers just below the […]

Oil And Gas Companies: Dracula’s Twin Brother

Oil And Gas Companies: Dracula’s Twin Brother

The vampires are coming! The vampires are coming! And they are in the form of the oil and gas companies, Dracula’s twin brother, waiting to suck us dry of our hard earned money like Dracula to blood, by raising the price of a gallon of gas just so they can live like “fat cats” while […]

Global Warming Missing Financial Incentive

Global Warming Missing Financial Incentive

With frequent reports abuzz covering the Koch brothers’ lobbying activity, and the GOP Super PAC building team ostensibly thwarting any efforts to substantiate man-made climate change, it is safe to wonder where financial support for the influences of the EPA or the IPCC come from. Otherwise indicating global warming is missing financial incentive in order […]

Meat Tax: Government Regulating Food Consumption

Meat Tax: Government Regulating Food Consumption

As the 2014 tax season comes to an end, there has been one topic lingering for a decade concerning tax revenue. Should the U.S. government regulate food consumption by creating a meat tax in the name of environmental sustainability? A meat tax might seem ludicrous to some, but there has been serious consideration for a […]

GMO Trees Good for Environment?

GMO Trees Good for Environment?

Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have genetically engineered poplar trees that they claim will clean up the notoriously messy paper industry. These genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are designed to be easier to break down in order to produce paper and biofuels than normal trees are, meaning a conservation of chemicals and energy […]

Earth Hour, Every Hour

Earth Hour, Every Hour

More than 7000 cities and towns across the globe participated in the Earth Hour 2014 last weekend.  The event that started in Australia in 2007, is observed on the last Saturday of March every year, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time.  Individuals, communities, households and businesses are encouraged to turn off all non-essential […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Environmentalist, Is Profiting Off Deforestation

Arnold Schwarzenegger, an Environmentalist, Is Profiting Off Deforestation

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been called a lot of things: body builder, movie star, governor, environmentalist. But he may have just added a new name to his repertoire: hypocrite. Global Witness, a non-profit company that aims to stop global warming and the exploitation of natural resources, is accusing the former Governor of California of profiting off of notorious, […]

Paper or Plastic Grocery Bags? New York Proposes 10-Cent Fee

Paper or Plastic Grocery Bags? New York Proposes 10-Cent Fee

Free paper and plastic bags from grocery and retail stores may one day be a thing of the past if a bill introduced Wednesday by the New York City Council is approved. In an effort to reduce litter, the Big Apple is getting some extra incentive to go green by a proposal that would cost […]

Exxon Valdez: 25 Years Ago Today

Exxon Valdez: 25 Years Ago Today

25 years ago today Alaskans and the rest of the world awoke to the news that the Exxon Valdez oil tanker was aground on Bligh Reef, gushing oil from eight ruptured cargo tanks. Eventually 11 million gallons of oil poured into Alaska’s Prince William Sound, coating 1,300 miles of coastline with gooey, sticky, tarlike black […]

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  • Phoenix Suns Playoff Hopes Ends With Promising Future April 16, 2014
    A year ago, the Phoenix Suns had the worst record in the Western Conference and the fourth worst record in the entire NBA. As a result, not many expected them to have a good season. As a result, the Suns  put in a solid season showcasing they have a promising future, but unfortunately their playoff […]
    Simon Mounsey
  • Is Ebola Virus Getting Under Control? April 16, 2014
    Health experts report that deaths from the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa are slowing, which is a sign that the latest outbreak of the deadly virus may finally be getting under control. The current outbreak has killed more than 120 people and, unlike previous outbreaks, has spread beyond the forested rural villages into a […]
    Dyanne Weiss
  • Ukraine and the Spillover Effect April 16, 2014
    Worries over Ukraine tend to focus on the very immediate concerns of the conflict. These include potential economic downturns, the increasing influence of Russia in the world, and most obviously, the potential for Ukraine to be invaded aggressively by Russia, among many others. However, these concerns are part of what should be greater worries about […]
    Brett Byers-Lane
  • 100 Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Terrorists: Nigeria April 16, 2014
    Boko Haram Islamist group entered a government secondary school in Nigeria heavily armed, in a night raid and abducted more than 100 schoolgirls. Boko Haram Islamists are a known affiliate of al Qaeda militants in the Sahara. The group has made no statement as of yet after the terrorists kidnapped the 100 schoolgirls. Boko Haram, […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Clemson Kicks Nephew of NFL Great Jim Kelly off Team April 16, 2014
    Clemson University head coach Dabo Swinney has kicked redshirt sophomore quarterback Chad Kelly, the nephew of former NFL great Jim Kelly, off the team for conduct issues, Swinney announced Monday. According to reports, Kelly has exhibited a pattern of behavior inconsistent with the aim of the Clemson program. The departure of star quarterback Tajh Boyd […]
    Rick Sarlat

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