Thursday, 18 June 2015

Huge Toxic Algal Bloom Shuts Down West Coast Fisheries

CLIMATEPROGRESS

Commercial and recreational fisheries up and down the West Coast have been forced to close as a result of a massive toxic algal bloom, which scientists are describing as one of the largest in history. Story here.

Pope Francis Slams GMOs and Pesticides for Environmental and Social Damage

Sustainable Pulse

Pope Francis slams both GMOs and pesticides in a draft of his major environmental document that was leaked Monday. He has also called for the financing of independent and interdisciplinary research to study GMOs. Story here.

ALSO, READ THE ENCYCLICAL LETTER, 
LAUDATO SI’ 
OF THE HOLY FATHER, FRANCIS
ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME .