Showing posts from July 15, 2013

Confirmed: Fracking Triggers Quakes and Seismic Chaos

Mother Jones Major earthquakes thousands of miles away can trigger reflex quakes in areas where fluids have been injected into the ground from fracking and other industrial operations, according to a study published in the journal  Science on Thursday. Details here.

Don't Give Up Yet! The Bees Still Need Us!

Larry,  Last month, 50,000 dead bees were discovered littering a parking lot in Oregon. PinP  photo    Then last week, a shocking 37 million bees were reported dead across a single farm in Ontario. After years of research, scientists have finally figured out what’s causing the massive bee die-offs all around the world, from China to the UK: It’s a class of dangerous pesticides called neonics. And here’s the wildest thing -- even though we know  they’re killing the bees, in most parts of the world, neonics are still in  widespread use.