Without the guar bean, the fracking industry would come crashing down. It sounds like something out of Brothers Grimm. The giant shale oil/natural gas industry is dependent upon a little green bean, which is grown in India.

An obscure tribunal housed at the World Bank in Washington, DC will decide whether OceanaGold will mine in El Salvador.

In 1994 when the FDA removed antibacterial soaps from the drug category, the use of triclosan in consumer products dramatically increased.

China’s coal consumption has slowed down, with a number of key provinces seeing absolute consumption decreases in 2012.

Alberta's mad deer disease and the implications of game farms. In 2005 an Alberta hunter killed our first brain-wasted deer. It was far from being the last.

There were a number of warnings that were raised about the Mt Polley mine impoundment.

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An obscure tribunal housed at the World Bank in Washington, DC will decide the fate of millions of people.
At...

Let them drink benzene, toluene, xylene and ethylbenzene.

Everywhere that the oil and natural gas industry is fracking – using high pressure blasts of fluid, sand, and...

Chinese girl holding balloons against a smoggy sky

The killer line in any domestic climate debate is: “What’s the point of reducing emissions here when China is...

guar bean

Last year on July 4, North Dakota oil and gas billionaire, Harold Hamm just couldn’t contain his patriotic...

soap bubble floating in the air

Most people are unaware of how widespread triclosan and triclocarban chemicals are in their daily lives. Many...

Field filled with rows of solar panels.

So, Canada’s federal government has finally approved construction of the proposed Enbridge pipeline that is intended...

Emperor penguins

Some tagged Antarctic penguins have had a new visitor lately and although it looks cute and cuddly it has an...

Down a long back road, south of Houston BC, there is a place known as the Unist’ot’en Camp. Situated on Wet’suwet’en...

Deer standing in the forest.

Mad deer disease is here. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is the official name for...

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