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Land Grabs Are Partly To Blame For Skyrocketing Violence In Central America

In 2013, San Pedro Sula in Honduras was the world’s murder capital, with a murder rate of 187 murders per 100,000 inhabitants, driven by a surge in gang and drug trafficking violence. Nationwide, the year before, Honduras’s murder rate...Show More Summary

Meatless Monday: Rising Up -- The World in a Crust of Bread

As we enter a week framed by Martin Luther King Day and Inaugural Day, it seemed fitting to run a revised version of encore post which originally ran January 15, 2015. "The world is all messed up," observed Martin Luther King Jr. on April 1968, the night before he was killed. Show More Summary

Weekend Roundup: Davos Elites Look To China’s Global Role As America Steps Back

A new rift in world affairs appears to be opening up: a division between pro-globalization Asia, with China in the lead, and the transatlantic nations that have turned against globalization. “President Xi’s appearance at the World Economic...Show More Summary

The Power of One

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. --Edward Everett Hale When it comes to community cats, change begins locally. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt Should Not Be Head Of The EPA

Like all Americans, I count on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure that my family’s water is safe to drink and our air is safe to breathe. That’s why I’m horrified that Donald Trump has nominated sworn enemy of the EPA, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to be the agency’s top dog. Show More Summary

10 Tips for an Environmentally Healthier and Greener Travel Experience

As part of my annual New Year's intentions, I look at the areas where I can improve my carbon footprint. For me, there's no question that travel is the area I can most improve upon. I started traveling long before anyone worried about the carbon footprint it left behind. Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2017

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson gets a grilling on climate change during Senate confirmation hearings; Court orders Exxon to comply with Massachusetts AG's investigation...Show More Summary

Politics And Our Ocean Future

How do we protect or improve existing agreements? How do we persuade lawmakers and political leaders of their critical, enduring value and the ongoing need for agreement as the ocean becomes more and more essential to our very survival? The world ocean is a political sea, subject to the constant winds and tides of political ideology and circumstance. Show More Summary

Storm Damage In Albany, Georgia

On January 2, 2017, at least nine tornados and straight line winds ran through Albany, GA damaging all sections of the city and extending into the rural areas beyond the city. There was not a neighborhood left untouched, and over 16 million dollars in damages has been counted. Show More Summary

Five Reasons Why Rex Tillerson Shouldn't be Secretary of State

The recent retired head of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, has been proposed to be the next Secretary of State. This position is the U.S. top diplomat representing U.S. interests around the world. It has also been a position that has been critical in helping to work with other countries to address global environmental challenges that know no borders. Show More Summary

Young Bobcat Returns to the Wild Just in Time for the New Year

WildCare's Wildlife Hospital treats over 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animal patients from over 200 species every year. This is one patient's story. Weighing less than seven pounds, the pathetic pile of fur by the roadside looked like a domestic tabby hit by a vehicle. Show More Summary

Climate Change This Week: Solar Surges, Climate Change Got Real, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. And no, this isn't photoshopped. Saving BUB,Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - January 10, 2017

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Unresolved questions and conflicts of interest for Trump's nominee for Secretary of State; Outgoing Sec. of State John Kerry warns MIT students time is running out...Show More Summary

It’s Time To Stop Shortchanging Endangered Species

Endangered species recovery efforts are being dangerously shortchanged, and with a Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress holding the reins, many of the most imperiled creatures could be pushed to the edge of extinction...Show More Summary

The Most Dangerous Bill You've Never Heard of Just Passed the House

Last, week, under the cover of a media bliss-out except among Koch funded right-wing channels, the House of Representatives passed a bill which would effectively repeal future standard setting under every important environmental, public...Show More Summary

Conserving Natural Resources With Sustainable Homes

(Credit: Mike Linksvayer) Sustainability is a topic of growing concern for many Americans as the value of renewable energy sources becomes evident. For most of us this means making the most of the resources we have and reducing our waste. Show More Summary

The Dirtiest Corner In Europe?

This article first appeared on If, post-Brexit, the UK risks being known once again as the "dirty man of Europe" then Northern Ireland would be its soiled undergarments. Ours is a jurisdiction replete with the biggest illegal...Show More Summary

Long Live the Beach: Protecting our Blue Economy through Ocean Planning

America's favorite destination is the coast. Every year, millions of Americans visit the coast to enjoy our nation's beautiful beaches and nearshore waters. Ocean tourism and recreation are the top economic drivers in our coastal communities,...Show More Summary

Refocusing the National Discussion about Infrastructure: Building a Sustainable Future

The new dialogue on the need for federal funding for infrastructure improvements has mostly focused on ways to pay for the projects. Yes, finding ways to tap new resources, perhaps through creative public-private partnerships, and ensuring that public works investments benefit everyone is critical. Show More Summary

Undoing Miami's "Paved Paradise": An Interview with Meg Daly

I recently met Meg Daly, the visionary behind The Underline: a 10-mile long, nature-inspired cycle and pedestrian track that will run through the heart of Miami alongside US Route 1. Inspired by similar projects in New York City, Seoul...Show More Summary

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