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Our garbage makes its way to the Arctic

Microplastics, tiny bits of plastic, have made their way to the Arctic circle. A scientist from Dartmouth who was studying microscopic organisms in samples of sea water found tiny pieces of plastic debris. This is evidence that our garbage and … Continue reading

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Exploring the Stakes at the Heart of Keystone XL Decision

(Map of proposed Keystone XL pipeline, and others.) Obama got pressured by Democrats in the Senate to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, an arduously long, imposing pipeline that would stretch from Hardisty, Alberta to Houston, carrying oil-rich tar sands, the … Continue reading

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Please recycle (if you can).

Or just use the materials to build an earthship if you can’t make the trip to 27th and Hayes. Maybe I’ll take the cans and papers and build a dog house for the dog that I don’t have yet. This … Continue reading

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Radioactive waste and depleted uranium to be dumped in West Texas?

“Even as a low-level radioactive waste dump grows in West Texas, lawmakers are pondering the possibility of making Texas the home to at least some of the nation’s immense stockpile of “high-level” radioactive waste.”   “In October, a Texas Commission … Continue reading

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