Entries from April 2009

The Relation Between Factory Farming and Swine Flu

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

But as Dr Michael Greger, director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States, has pointed out, this is not the first time a triple hybrid human/bird/pig flu virus has been uncovered. The first was found in a North Carolina industrial pig farm in 1998, and within a year […]

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Tags: Animal Rights

So, how many spills per day are there?

April 27th, 2009 · No Comments

We here at RMN, try do our best at covering some of the more significant oil, waste and industrial spills that occur around the globe. Unfortunately, we can only cover a tiny fraction of the amount that actually happen. Let us show you what we mean. Type in “spill” to Google News: http://news.google.com/news?um=1&ned=us&hl=en&q=spill What you’ll […]

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Tags: Spills

On Thin Ice – Polar Bears

April 27th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: climate change

Some Good News for Once….

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

WASHINGTON – Here’s rare good news about an environmental crisis: We dodged disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-munching chemicals from aerosol sprays and refrigeration used a computer model to play a game of what-if. What if the world 22 years ago didn’t agree to cut back on chlorofluorocarbons which cause a […]

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Tags: climate change

What Does Sewage Outflow Look Like?

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Pollution · Waste

Toxic Waste

April 6th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Waste