US hog farm pollution threatens human health and the environment
- Published: Saturday, 13 August 2011 08:46
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Hog farms in North Carolina are wreaking havoc on the state – affecting the local environment, wildlife and human health. The voluminous pollution generated by hog farms is a growing problem in the US and is intensified by the modern system of factory farming, writes John McCabe.
Peak oil: A chance to change the world
- Published: Friday, 10 June 2011 13:41
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For advice about life after graduation, students at Worcester Polytechnic wanted to hear from peak oil scholar Richard Heinberg instead of Exxon’s CEO. Here’s what he told them.
Australia: Losing the carbon price debate may lead to an early election
- Published: Saturday, 14 May 2011 16:59
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The carbon tax debate is an opportunity for Prime Minister Gillard to take real leadership on climate change issues and legislate to reduce emissions and to greatly expand renewable energy production, writes Leila Barreto.
One more year for the Bluefin tuna
- Published: Friday, 10 June 2011 13:08
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Radiation: The future children of Fukushima
- Published: Saturday, 14 May 2011 16:26
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