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Ecological Disaster

Finding a Needle of Primary Jungle in Borneo's Haystack of Deforestation: Going Green on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Development and deforestation behind us, enveloped by the lushness of primary jungle, we're romping along a dirt track when we start waltzing gently to port. Within minutes it's graduated to a raucous grinding and we're rock 'n' rolling.

Jeremy Grantham Has Bad News and Good News

Robert Walker | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Robert Walker

Grantham's greatest concern, though far from his only one, is that the world's farmers may not be able to produce enough food at affordable prices to feed the 9 billion or so people that are projected to inhabit the planet by mid-century or sooner.

Buddhism And The Fate Of The Species

John Stanley | Posted 07.12.2011 | Religion
John Stanley

As weather-related disasters increase every year and the world begins to burn, the very fate of our species is being treated as a mere "externality" by free market ideology.

Why America Slept

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.29.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

America was sleeping deeply, in a dream whose creators were hiding inside skyscrapers with smoked glass.

Jason Linkins

Director Of Mining Company ARRESTED Over Danube Pollution In Hungary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the things I learned this summer is that if I were to walk across the street and destroy the local Starbucks with sledgehammers and Molotov coc...

Hungary Toxic Sludge: Cracked Reservoir Wall Will Inevitably Collapse

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

KOLONTAR, Hungary — The owners of the metals plant whose reservoir burst, flooding several towns in western Hungary with caustic red sludge, exp...

Toxic Hungary Sludge Could Spill Again, Government Warns

AP | PABLO GORONDI AND BELA SZANDELSZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DEVECSER, Hungary — The cracking wall of an industrial plant reservoir appeared on the verge of collapse late Saturday, and engineers were worki...

Hungary Flood Of Toxic Sludge An 'Ecological Disaster' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DEVECSER, Hungary (AP) - Hungary declared a state of emergency in three counties Tuesday after a flood of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant engul...

Slippery Oil Slicks

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Don't be surprised if the Deepwater Horizon tragedy will be the newest excuse for a big jump in gasoline prices. We know that Oil Slick is also another name for energy company executives.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Discusses the Current Political Landscape (Part 1)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America's foremost civil rights, religious and p...

BP TARP and SLIME

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

How sad it is that the energy company enablers in our government don't determine that the Gulf coast is "Too Big to Fail". Maybe then they would sto...

Lambro River Oil Spill May Create 'Ecological Disaster' In Italy

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — An oil spill that fouled a small river in northern Italy reached the Po River on Wednesday, with officials warning of an ecological disas...