Noteworthy News

Modified Crops Tap a Wellspring of Protest
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The Glaciers Are Melting by the Billions of Tons; Fourth Warmest January Ever
The glaciers are melting by the billions of tons.150 billion tons of ice each year, to get exact. With all that meltage the former glaciers are adding .4 millimeters to the sea level every year.
BP Made $3 Million An Hour In 2011, While Spill Victims Continue To Suffer
BP’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill is still affecting the lives of many Americans, particularly the tens of thousands that have not settled lawsuits with the company. Yet the company has bounced back from the billions it lost in the wake of the spill.   Read more: here
IN VICTORY FOR STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE, COURT FINDS THAT APPROVAL OF DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE VIOLATED THE LAW
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.