Eco-News

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
Top 10 cities with the worst air pollution

Top 10 cities with the worst air pollution

Top 10 cities with the worst air pollution What are the top 10 cities with the worst air pollution? Earth Day has come and gone, yet we must still treat every day like it’s Earth Day. Air pollution is a serious epidemic with repercussions that will last for generations. Pollution […]

by May 13, 2016
Ocean pollutants in tuna weaken the immune system

Ocean pollutants in tuna weaken the immune system

Ocean pollutants in tuna weaken the immune system, according to a team of oceanography scientists in California. Because of human pollution, the oceans are in a serious crisis. According to National Geographic: The new study on tuna further confirms these concerns. The scientists found that long-lasting environmental pollutants can weaken […]

by April 18, 2016
Bottled water contains over 24,000 chemicals

Bottled water contains over 24,000 chemicals

According to a German study, bottled water contains over 24,000 chemicals. Bottled water has been the subject of much controversy lately. These bottles contain chemicals like BPA, which have shown detrimental health effects. Studies have also shown that they contain chemicals called phthalates, which are known to disrupt hormones like […]

by March 26, 2016