Constitution Pipeline Loses Initial Round in Federal Case

Livingston Manor – Constitution Pipeline has lost a federal case challenging the NY DEC’s refusal to grant the project a water-quality certificate for the $685 million project, which had previously received federal approvals. Represented by Earthjustice, Catskill Mountainkeeper… Read More

Capitalists Capitalize on Charlottesville

Capitalists Capitalize on Charlottesville By Tess Ipolito, Global Justice Ecology Project Following the tragedy in Charlottesville, several American CEOs left Trump’s manufacturing and Strategic & Policy councils, using these tragic events to project their companies as moral beacons… Read More

WATCH: Assaulted by White Supremacists in C’Ville, Deandre Harris Returns to Scene of Crime

Nation of Change released this interview with Deandre Harris, a 20-year-old black man who was beaten by white supremacists in Charlottesville on Aug. 13. Photo and video footage of five white men assaulting Harris has been circulated on social media and television… Read More

World Famous Tourist Destination A Dumping Ground for Raw Sewage

One of the most visited outdoor tourist attractions in the world, Niagara Falls, is known for its breathtaking views, but visitors are now having their breath taken away by something far less awe inspiring. Located just a few… Read More

Protests in India Aim to ‘Prevent Suicide of Farmers Who Feed the Nation’

As India celebrated it’s 71st year of independence from British colonization yesterday, August 15th, farmers continued to stage their 100 day protest against farmer suicides, demanding a complete waiver of loans and increase in crop prices. On India’s… Read More

Impacts of Pipeline Toxins, Water Pollution Exposed During Bakken Oil ‘Toxic Tour’

New Town, N.D. – This weekend, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), Protectors of Water and Earth Rights (P.O.W.E.R.), grassroots activists and clergy from the Gulf Coast led a “toxic tour,” the Third Annual Healing Walk, and an educational… Read More

Washington Post: 250,000 Tell USDA to Reject Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

While the public anxiously awaits the USDA’s final decision regarding the approval of the commercial release of ArborGen’s highly controversial GE eucalyptus trees, even the high profile GE tree professor Steve Strauss has his doubts. In an article… Read More

Canadians Are Unknowingly Eating GM Salmon

AquaBounty revealed on August 4, in its quarterly financial results, that it has sold approximately five tonnes of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) Atlantic salmon fillets in Canada. This is the world’s first sale of GM fish for human consumption… Read More

LISTEN: Pablo Solon and the Fight Against Hydroelectric Mega-Dams in Bolivia

This week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK-FM’s Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Pablo Solon. Solon is the director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN). He… Read More

‘Bleeding’ Veggie Burger Has ‘No Basis for Safety,’ According to FDA

Documents show that makers of the “Impossible Burger” ignored FDA’s warnings about safety of burger’s key GMO ingredient   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Creators of a fake-meat burger made with a high-profile genetically engineered ingredient may have landed their… Read More