Celebrate World Oceans Day!

Established at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, countries unite with the common goal of ocean preservation and protection for our stunning oceans in celebration of World Oceans Day. Home to the worlds richest habitats, the vast beauty that covers 2/3 of our earth and contains 94% of all living organisms is continuously threatened by…

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Freedom From Oil: Policy Solutions Released by the Congressional Livable Communities Task Force

SustainableBusiness.com – News: The Congressional Livable Communities Task Force, chaired by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), and consisting of all Democrats, released recommendations which will wean the US off oil, while creating much more livable communities. “Freedom From Oil: Policy Solutions From the Livable Communities Task Force,” says that our only way to control gas prices…

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What About GMO’s?

1 out of every 7 people do not have enough food to eat. As populations are on the rise food production rates will need to rise by 70-100% in the next 50 years to sustain global needs.  The planning of future developments to insure food security, human health, and nutrition are constantly being considered. Thus raising the…

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Oil Subsidies Congressional Battle Digest

LAW OFFICES OF JOHN H. REAVES A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION 2488 HISTORIC DECATUR ROAD, SUITE 200 SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA Telephone (619) 525-0035 Facsimile (619) 525-0077 lawreaves.com June 2, 2011 HOUSE AND SENATE EFFORTS TO REPEAL OIL SUBSIDIES FAIL IN MAY, 2011. Eliminating oil subsidies is a first step in leveling the playing field for clean energy.…

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The Resource Dilemma

The environmental resource crisis is felt worldwide but the rate at which the world’s resources are being consumed is drastically skew. The consumption patters depends on economic development and not population, as much as 70% of the world’s consumption of fossil fuel and 85% of chemical products is attributable to 25% of the world’s population. …

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New York Sues Over a Drilling Rules Plan

By MIREYA NAVARRO Published: New York Times, May 31, 2011 A top New York State official filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Tuesday to force an assessment of the environmental risks posed by drilling for natural gas in the Delaware River Basin, arguing that a regulatory commission should not issue final rules governing the drilling…

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