Eco-News

Two-thirds of wildlife may be gone by 2020

Two-thirds of wildlife may be gone by 2020

Two-thirds of wildlife may be gone by 2020 if serious action isn’t taken soon, according to a new report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). With climate change, pollution, excessive fishing of the oceans, and many more human-caused effects, it is no surprise. It is already a well-known fact […]

by November 1, 2016
Actor Mark Ruffalo is fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Actor Mark Ruffalo is fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline

The awesome actor Mark Ruffalo is fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline, joining celebrities who are also protesting, including Leonardo DiCaprio. You may have seen Mark Ruffalo as The Incredible Hulk in the Marvel Avengers movies, fighting bad guys and keeping the world safe. Now he is taking part in another […]

by October 28, 2016
Denmark is becoming the first organic country ever

Denmark is becoming the first organic country ever

Denmark is becoming the first organic country ever. There are so many reasons to eat organic food. First, let’s take a look at the benefits of eating organic. Less exposure to pesticides First of all, organic foods reduce exposure to pesticides. A new study from Boise State University showed that […]

by October 21, 2016
Bees are on the endangered list for first time in the U.S.

Bees are on the endangered list for first time in the U.S.

Bees are on the endangered list for first time in U.S. history. While this may sound like bad news at first, there is actually a silver lining. Because bees are on the endangered list, seven bee species from Hawaii are now protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species […]

by October 5, 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio protests with Great Sioux Nation to stop Dakota Access Pipeline

Leonardo DiCaprio protests with Great Sioux Nation to stop Dakota Access Pipeline

Leonardo DiCaprio protests with Great Sioux Nation to stop Dakota Access Pipeline The Dakota Access Pipeline is a new project that consists of an approximately 1,172 mile, 30-inch diameter pipeline that will connect North Dakota to Illinois. The pipeline will be used to transport crude oil. The pipeline would cross […]

by September 18, 2016
Hemp production is changing the global economy for the better

Hemp production is changing the global economy for the better

Hemp production is changing the global economy for the better Legal hemp production is changing the global economy for the better, after an 80 year prohibition. Industrial hemp was once a staple crop in America. It was a renewable and sustainable resource that was used in paper, textiles, cordage, and […]

by July 10, 2016
PG&E will close California’s last nuclear plant Diablo Canyon

PG&E will close California’s last nuclear plant Diablo Canyon

PG&E will close California’s last nuclear plant Diablo Canyon PG&E will close California’s last nuclear plant Diablo Canyon, according to a recent announcement. California, which is the sixth greatest economy in the world is now nuclear free, and has replaced all nuclear energy with renewable sources. The PG&E statement reported […]

by July 1, 2016
Fracking wastewater causes cancer

Fracking wastewater causes cancer

Fracking wastewater causes cancer Fracking wastewater causes cancer, according to new research from Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. It is the first study of its kind to confirm the many suspicions that fracking wastewater could be carcinogenic. What is fracking? Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is technology that is used […]

by June 1, 2016