We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form. William Ralph Inge, The Idea of Progress Torturing animals for [...]
As the permafrost melts in Alaska, over 180 indigenous communities are under threat due to erosion and flooding caused...
The Supreme Court of the United States recently rejected farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman’s claim that the soybeans he bought...
Living along the border edge like the majority of Canadians do, we become accustomed to taking opportunity to skip...
In the Opening of Parliament, Queen Elizabeth introduced 20 new bills including a new energy bill which will raise annual household energy costs. Despite this, the raised costs will help pay for cleaner energy sourced from nuclear power stations and wind farms. Inspired to help energy companies produce clean power, [...]Read more ›
An old uranium mine in the Grand Canyon is set to reopen in a few years, but serious environmental concerns are at the heart of a lawsuit filed to stop it.Read more ›
Americans use more than 367 million gallons of gasoline on a daily basis, and this has forced the nation to obtain oil from other countries. Unfortunately, this reliance can cause large spikes in gasoline prices, and it has also been a driving force behind many global conflicts that the U.S. [...]Read more ›
With the haze of a recycling phenomenon spreading through the western world; do we really know what happens to our washed out bottles and jars? How exactly are our old clothes used? What happens to those old mobile phones? Once the trash has passed from our hands we lose interest [...]Read more ›
The recent tragic collapse of a Bangladesh factory making cheap garments for Western wearers has re-invigorated the debate about workers’ rights versus consumer interest to buy cheaply, immediately and frequently. (Seems like a no-brainer, right?) Many of us are doing what we can to fight against fast fashion: buying local, [...]Read more ›
Do you remember the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010? It was all over the news for months and months… and then seemed to simply disappear from the media once BP announced they’d stopped up the gushing oil well. Whistleblowers are claiming that’s no mistake — and in a recent report [...]Read more ›