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Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

An international team of scientists led by the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) released a comprehensive report last week showing widespread mercury contamination across western North America. The report, based on decades of mercury data and research, found alarming levels of mercury and methylmercury in the forests, fishes, wildlife, plants and waterways of America’s western landscapes. […]

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    Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

    Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

    An international team of scientists led by the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) released a comprehensive report last week showing widespread mercury contamination across western North America. The report, based on decades of mercury data and research, found alarming levels of mercury and methylmercury in the forests, fishes, wildlife, plants and waterways of America’s western landscapes. […]

    Sea Shepherd, Pamela Anderson Team Up to Investigate Salmon Farming Industry

    Sea Shepherd, Pamela Anderson Team Up to Investigate Salmon Farming Industry

    Farmed salmon is an industry shrouded in secrecy, producing more questions than answers and threatening the native salmon population, according to Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s Operation Virus Hunter. Sea Shepherd along with biologist Alexandra Morton and actor/activist Pamela Anderson—Sea Shepherd’s board chairman—are behind the new campaign to investigate the lawfulness of salmon farming. Morton, as […]

    The Resource War Over Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

    The Resource War Over Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay

    Center for American Progress By Jessica Goad, Shiva Polefka, Michael Conathan and Christy Goldfuss The battle lines are being drawn for what is becoming one of America’s largest natural resources fights in decades, pitting the mining industry against defenders of a way of life and an economy that are inextricably linked to one of the […]

    For California, a Healthy Economy Is a Green Economy

    For California, a Healthy Economy Is a Green Economy

    Natural Resources Defense Council This week, Gov. Jerry Brown outlined his policy priorities for the coming year, one that will see California poised to make history by implementing its groundbreaking climate and clean energy law, increasing water reliability, restoring a troubled and neglected Bay-Delta ecosystem, and investing in low carbon fuels that reduce the state’s dependence […]