New TV film “Rachel Carson” from WGBH. Rachel Carson combined three things: needing a sense of wonder to become curious and excited about nature; studying and learning through science about the natural world; and the need to publicize the risks and dangers of some paths, such as pesticides that were preventing birds and fishes from […]
We want to help expose the awful puppy mill industry and extend our support to groups that are trying to end this and other animal abuse. This article “The Dog Factory: Inside the Sickening World of Puppy Mills” provides disturbing detail of the terrible conditions found in some of these shady businesses. Please support groups […]
President Obama protected Utah canyonlands by designating the new Bear Ears National Monument. Native Americans have gathered medicinal plants, firewood, and carried out ceremonies there. Native Americans will be involved in managing this area. The area will be protected from oil and gas drilling and development. Please call your federal senators and representative, telling them […]
The Betrayal of Public Trust and The Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett http://lauriegarrett.com/ She explains how medical investigators figure out the causes of epidemics. She describes how we need a public health system and a disease surveillance system. She also notes along with Paul Farmer, Jim Kim, and Ophelia Dahl and the other founders of […]
EPA Hid Planned Exposure Levels 1,000s of Times Safe Drinking Water Act Limits Source: RADICAL DRINKING WATER RADIATION RISE CONFIRMED IN EPA PLAN The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility group is making public these secretive plans of the EPA to weaken our legal standards for radiation in our water.
Gary Wockner of the SavetheColoroado.org and SaveThePoudre.org says that we need to conserve water instead of building more dams. The oil cartels are taking over with the appointments of oil drillers and climate deniers to be the Secretaries of State and of Interior, and head of the the BLM. We can replace our thirsty […]
70,000 citizens and the The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness group pressured the federal governement to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area from sulfide mining leases! The denying an extension of the leases. Mining pollutes the lakes and rivers which are vital for drinking water, wildlife, and native tribe wild rice cultivation.
I really liked the new movie, “I Voted? “, which shows how vulnerable electronic voting machines are. Also, on line voting is totally hackable. We need paper ballots to be able to do audits. In 30 seconds of access to an electronic voting machine, all the machines in an area can be hacked. Does your vote count? The […]
Boulder County Commissioners public hearing on phasing out GMO crops and pesticides on county lands at 3 -5 pm on Wednesday, 11-30-16. 3:00 p.m. To 5 pm PARKS AND OPEN SPACE DEPARTMENT Public Hearing: Commissioners will consider the Draft Transition Plan for Phasing Out GE Crops on Boulder County Open Space Property PUBLIC COMMENT An […]
Oil companies and their contractors and police have been attacking nonviolent water protectors with dogs, tear gas, freezing water, loud sonic weapons, rubber bullets, and deadly projectiles. Here is a great article about the need to protect native rights and water. 220 oil pipeline spills already this year