Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More...]
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Finally people seem to be waking up to the reality of how big corporations are controlling what we eat and have started to refuse to eat the processed muck that comes out of our industrial plants. In recent months it has been reported that there is now a shift towards organic food, and consumers are now seeking more health-conscious alternatives.[Read More...]
Over the last decade there has been a phenomenal increase in the number of people affected by asthma, and being diagnosed with this chronic illness, for which today there is no cure. It is particularly difficult for sufferers during the winter months, but it seems to extend now into the summer months. For several years now, the governments have been[Read More...]
Tonnes of radioactive and toxic waste has been dumped into central California drinking-water by fracking companies, it has been revealed. Some 3 billion gallons of wastewater has been reported to have been deposited into drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination. The Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources[Read More...]
National parks and other areas of natural beauty could be opened up for fracking, it has been announced. The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that these conservation areas along with urban commons and cities across the UK are to be opened up for fracking and other forms of oil and gas exploration, despite widespread opposition to[Read More...]