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Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 9, 2018: Puget Sound Keepers Disputes Washington CAFO Waste Pond Ruling

The Washington State Pollution Control Hearings Board disappointed environmental leaders …

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Globalized Beef, Palm Oil & Timber Corporations Now Main Cause of Tropical Deforestation

Land cleared in Indonesia for a palm oil plantation, photo: H Dragon/Creative Commons

Confirming what previous studies have shown, new research from the Union of Concerned Scientists shows that the main threats to tropical forests are no longer from….

Bt Toxin Detected In Most Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Canadian Females Tested

Pregnant. Image credit:by Miky Jpeg, Flickr

A first-ever report of such findings, documenting trace levels of Bt protein (Cry1Ab) measured in a majority of (30) pregnant and (39) non-pregnant Canadian women tested, could indicate a serious health ri…

World’s Biggest Beef Company Agrees to Not Buy Deforestation Beef, Use Slave Labor

Report after report has illustrated the direct connection between beef cattle ranching and deforestation in Brazil, and now there’s some progress on reigning in the tree-felling. As Mongabay reports the world’s largest beef company, JBS-Friboi, has a…