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Dakota Access Pipeline protests temporarily shut down work last week. Native Americans from several different nations are voicing serious concerns about how this pipeline threatens the safety of their drinking water.
Fracking puts human health at risk by polluting air and water and contributing to climate change.
Tyson Foods released more toxic pollutants into U.S. waterways than ExxonMobil, International Paper, and BASF Corp combined between 2010 and 2014.
What was our water situation like before the Clean Water Act?
I know: bacon tastes good. There’s no denying it. But even if you don’t care at all about animal rights, there are some solid reasons to check that bacon obsession.
North Carolina residents aren’t the only people fed up with pig farming and its impacts on their quality of life. Iowa is also seeing a backlash to pig farm pollution.
Oyster populations are waning, and the impacts could be more profound than the end of raw bars as we know it. How are oysters and clean water linked?
If you are drinking your water from the tap, most of the water is safe to consume.
West Virginia residents are still dealing with the aftermath of a dirty coal spill polluting their drinking water, and now a Duke Energy coal ash spill is contaminating water in Virginia.
With the epic storms ripping through the southeast this week, the news cycle has kind of moved past the dirty coal spill that contaminated a large part of the West Virginia water supply. Unfortunately, toxic chemicals associated with coal production are still showing up in some resident’s water.
You’ve seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you’d get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald’s hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.