Here’s a round-up of some of the positive environmental stories of 2016 and the promise they hold for 2017.
DEA has taken yet another swipe at marijuana by amending its already bizarre classification of pot as a Schedule I drug. Now they’re trying to control the plant compound better known as CBD.
What’s worse, the Zika or the spray? A Florida man documents Miami’s spraying has compromised his health and left scores of other life forms (other than mosquitoes) dead or dying. Welcome To Zika Miami Beach 2016.
First Donald Trump was going to scrap the Environmental Protection Agency and now he’s welcomed a climate change denier to head the government body that is already rife with issues.
Meat’s impact on health, superbug resistance, carbon emissions, and climate change are well documented. Yet the EU has pledged 15 million euros ($15.9 million) to the meat market in order to raise consumption. Why?
“We are a group of scientists at CDC who are very concerned about the current state of ethics at our agency,” stated a letter addressed to the CDC Chief of Staff, Carmen S. Villar, by more than a dozen senior scientists at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, on
Supporters of marijuana legalization are pleased with more states adding cannabis reforms, but the federal government still blocks total legalization, then there’s the Trump factor that remains an enigma.
As avocados have gained more popularity in the U.S., one border away a nation is in turmoil as gangs, farmers, and government agencies wage war on who should control this lucrative crop.
The SNAP program is surrounded by myths, such as people living in the U.S. illegally can get SNAP, but it does what it’s intended to do in spite of significant opposition — help needy families afford groceries in times of economic hardship.
Remember the good old days when passengers only had to worry about their plane crashing? Now there’s aerotoxic syndrome, an illness caused by faulty engine seals that leak toxic fumes into the cockpit and cabin. Here’s what you do in case your next flight turns into a fume event.
Misuse, misinformation, and lack of coordination have put a pin in the golden age of antibiotics; now world governments want to do something, but is it too little too late, and were antibiotics ever the best solution in the first place?
In an effort to improve their recipes, Subway is ditching “azodicarbonamide,” a dough conditioner that doubles as a yoga mat ingredient.