UK Drinking Water Could be Poisoned With Toxic Algae Linked to Alzheimer’s

The Telegraph Blue-green algae is increasing in Britain's lakes and poses a serious threat to health, scientists have warned. Story here. PinP photo.

Food Waste Is Costing Countries Billions Every Year And Contributing To Climate Change

Climate Progress Food waste is costing the global economy billions each year, and governments should act quickly to reduce it if they want to save money and scale back their carbon emissions, according to a new report. Story here.

Droughts of the Present? A "Walk-in-the-Park" Compared to the Droughts of our Grandchildren. (Video. Click full-screen.)


Save the CBC From the Harperites! Please Sign!

Please sign and show the Green Party of Canada you support their efforts to shield this precious Canadian treasure, the CBC, from the assault from the Harperites! Thanks ! Just click here! PinP Related: "Holding Power to Account - a Postmortem"

Documents Reveal Canadian Embassy Backed Mining Abuses in Mexico (video)

CBC TV Critics say Canadian diplomats and trade commissioners went too far in protecting the interests of mining company Excellon Resources in a dispute with local workers and landowners at a silver mine in Mexico.  Video here.

Lester Brown: 'Vast Dust Bowls Threaten Tens of Millions With Hunger'

The Guardian Combining on a hot, dry day.   ©  PinP photo. Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes. Story here.

The New MacDonald (Video)