Water Efficiency in Rural Areas Getting Worse

May 19, 2017

By Lauren Lipuma (American Geophysical Union) and Matt Shipman (NC State University) A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with […]




IEN Response to Reports of Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks

May 11, 2017

By Jade Begay (ienearth.org) and Nina Smith (megaphonestrategies.com) On May 10, 2017, the Indigenous Environmental Network is responding to reports that the Dakota Access Pipeline experienced its first spill at a pumping station near Crandon, South Dakota, […]




Pipeline Would Require Extensive Mountaintop Removal

May 1, 2017

New Research Exposes How Dominion’s Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) Would Decapitate 38 Miles of Ridgelines in Virginia and West Virginia By Denise Robbins (chesapeakeclimate.org), Anne Havemann (chesapeakeclimate.org), and Joyce Burton (Friends of Nelson) A briefing paper released today […]




Over 130,000 Pounds of Sausage Recalled, Inedible

April 24, 2017

Uncle John’s Pride, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination By Kristen Booze, fsis.usda.gov Uncle John’s Pride, LLC., a Tampa, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 139,909 pounds of ready-to-eat smoked meat and poultry […]




Arctic River Ice Deposits Rapidly Disappearing

April 19, 2017

Changes Could Impact Wildlife That Depends on Arctic Rivers By Nanci Bompey (American Geophysical Union), Valerie Osowski (Michigan State University), and Emily Williams (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form […]




NASA Invests in 22 Visionary Exploration Concepts

April 10, 2017

By Andrew Good (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Gina Anderson (NASA HQ) A mechanical rover inspired by a Dutch artist. A weather balloon that recharges its batteries in the clouds of Venus. These are just two of the […]




Peoples Climate Movement Releases March Route

March 30, 2017

March for Climate, Justice and Jobs on April 29 Will Begin at the Capitol, Surround the White House and End at the Washington Monument to Resist and Bring Solutions to Elected Leaders By Sharon Singh, […]




Bald Eagle Egg Begins to Hatch Live on the DC Eagle Cam

March 28, 2017

By Julia Cecere and Al Cecere, American Eagle Foundation Since New Years Eve millions of viewers have tuned into the DC Eagle Cam (dceaglecam.org) to watch two live‑streaming, high-definition cameras featuring the wild nest of Bald Eagles, Mr. […]




Student-Built Robots Compete in Robotics Competition

March 24, 2017

By Jeannette Owens (NASA Glenn Research Center), Katherine Brown (NASA HQ), and William Jeffs (Johnson Space Center) Over 1,500 high school students from Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia will compete in the 16th […]




Pizzas, Burritos Recalled Due to Contaminants

March 17, 2017

Two separate recalls this week affect processed foods with potential contamination. The first, included below, is for frozen pizza with potential Listeria contamination. The second, at the end, is for frozen burritos with potential hard […]




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