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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Hazardous Effects of Large Scale Meat Production

According to the  United Nations Report on Global Warming, the meat production industry is one of the “most significant contributors to the most serious environmental problems, at every scale from local to global”. Currently 18% of carbon dioxide green house gas emissions is directly related to factory farming. The rapid deforestation of the Amazon rainforest…

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The Buzz on Bees

  Mayan’s predicted that bee populations would cease to exist as a first phase of the 2012 apocalyptic disasters to come. While the allocations may seem far-fetched for some, the peril of the honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder is still a very realistic threat. Colony Collapse Disorder could result in loses of up to 90 percent…

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