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In Seattle, It's David vs. Goliath as Kayakers Hit Water to Protest Shell Oil

‘Paddle in Seattle’ activists organize flotilla in opposition to Shell’s dangerous arctic drilling plans

byDeirdre Fulton, staff writer

All eyes are on Seattle this weekend as activists fight Shell’s dirty Arctic plans. 412 more words

Environment And Oceans

McKibben Blasts Obama Over Arctic Drilling as Activists Ready for Fight

 

Founder of 350.org says that now, “as with Keystone, it will be up to the environmental movement to block Shell’s plan.”

Faced with the imminent arrival of the Shell drilling fleet and newly announced White House backing for Arctic oil exploration, activists and environmentalists are readying for a fight. 591 more words

Environment And Oceans

Crystal Geyser's New Bottled Water Plant To Open At Foot Of Mount Shasta

May 10, 2015 3:16 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A new Crystal Geyser Water Co. plant opening at the foot of Mount Shasta is adding to criticism of companies that are bottling water in California’s drought. 342 more words

News And Politics

How Wal-Mart Makes An Instant 65,724% Profit Selling... California Water ~ ZeroHedge

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/11/2015 22:25 -0400

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

Wal-Mart is facing questions tonight after CBS13 learns the company draws its bottled water from a Sacramento water district during California’s drought.

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News And Politics

Stand with Kaua`i! Sign the Petition to Syngenta's Swiss HQ

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Syngenta, one of the world’s largest chemical corporations, sprays tons of restricted use pesticides on the tiny island of Kaua`i – next to schools, hospitals, and homes. 338 more words

Environment And Oceans

Pesticides in Paradise: Hawai‘i’s Health & Environment at Risk ~ Center for Food Safety

May 6th, 2015

The chemical industry’s experimentation with pesticide-promoting genetically engineered (GE) crops increasingly threaten Hawai‘i’s public health, biodiversity and food independence. To curb these threats and raise public awareness about this issue, HCFS has published the groundbreaking, in-depth report… 331 more words

Health And Wellness