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New study: Trees are good for us

There is a link between human health and trees, a new study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine suggests. One of the primary results found people experienced greater rates of death from heart and respiratory diseases where there was a loss of trees. The data came from 1,296 counties in over 15 states. From […]

On the Environment: BP suspended and Amazon deforestation rate is down

On the environmental front, there are two areas of good news this week: The Environmental Protection Agency as announced BP has received a suspension from being issued new contracts with the US government. The Associated Press reports the EPA suspension has arrised due to BP’s “lack of business integrity as demonstrated by the company’s conduct […]

Great Video from the Nature Conservancy

This is just a really great video from the Nature Conservancy that reminds us that we all need to work together to protect the Earth, its natural wonders and its wildlife.

Jobs, yes – but at what cost?

Big Oil and Big Coal have taken to spreading some really expensive and extensive propaganda that translates to – ‘let us pollute, destroy nature and wipe out wildlife populations as we see fit, because we supply jobs.’ We need the jobs and certainly the country needs far more jobs. But why can’t our great country, […]

Proposed law in Bolivia could offer equal protections to humans and nature

The South American nation of Bolivia could soon pass a law to grant equal protection to nature and humans. The 11 new rights for nature would include – according to a Guardian article out of the UK – “ … the right to life and to exist; the right to continue vital cycles and processes […]