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Salmon Farms Are Destroying Wild Salmon Runs, First Nations Say

By Judith Lavoie Members of the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation say salmon farms in their territory are destroying wild salmon runs and polluting clam beds and they must leave. Last week a small flotilla of boats from Kingcome Village, Gilford Village and Alert Bay, with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society‘s research vessel Martin Sheen in […]

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Ivanhoe Reservoir Covered With 400,000 Black Plastic Balls

  In 2007, the Department of Water Protection in Los Angeles detected high levels of bromate, a carcinogen that forms when bromide and chlorine react with sunlight, in Los Angeles’s Ivanhoe Reservoir. Bromide is naturally present in groundwater and chlorine is used to kill bacteria, but sunlight is the final ingredient in the potentially harmful […]

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Man is checked for radiation after arriving at vehicle decontamination centre at J-Village, soccer training complex now serving as operation base, near TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning: Follow The Money

Originally published on Fairewinds.org. Are the meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi over? The answer is no. In Fairewinds’ latest video, Chief Engineer and nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen updates viewers on what’s going on at the Japanese nuclear meltdown site, Fukushima Daiichi. Are the meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi over? The answer is no. In Fairewinds’ latest video, Chief Engineer and nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen updates viewers […]

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A New Artificial Skylight System Nearly Indistinguishable from the Sun Itself

by Christopher Jobson on February 10 In what may be one of the most ground-breaking developments in creating artificial sunlight, a group of Italian scientists recently announced CoeLux, a new kind of skylight that perfectly mimics the feel of daylight. The creator’s claim the system is so effective that it tricks unknowing individuals into thinking […]

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Beavers are saving California’s wild salmon

With California’s wild Coho salmon populations down to 1% of their former numbers, there’s growing evidence that beavers – long reviled as a pest of the waterways – are essential to restore the species, writes Maria Finn. In the process, they raise water tables, recharge aquifers and improve water quality. What’s not to love? Beavers […]

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