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How the Internet Has Changed My Life in a Wheelchair

“How do I…?” “I wonder if I can?” These two doubts passed through my mind when I first started using a computer. As a disabled computer user for almost 30 years, the doubts were natural. Back then, any resource telling me about any possibilities would have been invaluable. Show More Summary

Sexual Assault and Canadian Mining Companies

Canada has a progressive reputation among many Americans, especially because of its health care program as compared to the United States. But if you follow natural resource policy, the Canadian corporations are truly some of the most vile in the world. That’s especially true for the multinational mining companies who routinely deprive local people of […]

Young environmentalist's test answer gives the cold, hard truth.

2 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Kids say the darndest things, and in this case, "darndest" is "tragic truth about the state of the environment and the lack of sustainable solutions for natural resources after centuries of total disregard." Redditor Carlamon_ster posted...Show More Summary

Cliffs Natural Resources And The Potential Imposition Of Anti-Dumping Duties

Cliffs Natural Resources has faced an extremely challenging business environment in 2015. Like all iron ore producers, the company has been negatively impacted by the sharp decline in iron ore prices over the past twelve months (as indicated by the chart shown below), largely due to a global supply glut. Show More Summary

EPA Wants Dow Pesticide Off the Market

The EPA has asked a federal court to remove Dow AgroSciences’ pesticide Enlist Duo from the market in response to a lawsuit filed by environmental groups. The Dow pesticide contains 2,4-D, a chemical that the Natural Resources Defense Council says has been linked to cancer in “dozens of studies.” NRDC is one of the groups that sued […]

The US Space Act is dangerous and potentially illegal

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

An event of cosmic proportions occurred on November 18 when the US congress passed the Space Act of 2015 into law. The legislation will give US space firms the rights to own and sell natural resources they mine from bodies in space, including asteroids. Although the act, passed with bipartisan...

The Water Wars Waged by the Islamic State

By Ambika Vishwanath The Islamic State's use of natural resources to achieve its strategic goals is nothing new. Oil, one of the group's biggest sources of funding, plays an especially important role in its calculations — something the countries fighting the Islamic State are increasingly coming to realize. And they have [...]

Recycling Excellence Awards recognize eleven Wisconsin communities and organizations

MADISON – Eleven communities and organizations with outstanding recycling efforts in 2014 received state recognition thorough the Department of Natural Resources Recycling The post Recycling Excellence Awards recognize eleven Wisconsin communities and organizations appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Turkish Minister Says Su-24 Downing Not to Affect Energy Ties With Russia

Turkey’s new Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak on Tuesday ruled out that the downing of a Russian Su-24 fighter jet close to the Turkish border could end energy relations between the two countries.

Natural Wine Drinker's Resource

The Feiring Line is the best option you have for finding the best wine recommendations world wide that are organic, biodynamic and real. Read in 15 different countries, people love it. I developed this to be a quick read, but yet after each issue experience, the reader emerges smarter and better equipped to get the wines you need. Show More Summary

Glencore’s oil deal with ‘wrong side’

Glencore apparently agrees to buy up to half of Libya's oil exports from the western division of a national oil company, but inked the deal with the wrong people. ||| Johannesburg - Natural resources giant Glencore's reported deal to export Libyan oil is worthless, according to the internationally recognised government in Benghazi. Show More Summary

Being Natural: Tina Petway

When Tina Petway, Associate Curator of Malacology, retired as a schoolteacher in 1999, she finally embarked on fulfilling her dream since she was 12 years old. Growing up, Petway was frustrated by the lack of resources for young women interested … Continue reading ?

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), getting food onto Americans' plates...Show More Summary

Call your Senators Today to Express your Support for S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015

Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will consider the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S. 556) If it is enacted, The post Call your Senators Today to Express your Support for S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

Urge Support for S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act of 2015

Thursday morning, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote to advance the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 (S.556) S.556 is The post Urge Support for S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act of 2015 appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

The Profitable Shift to a Circular Economy

A linear economy, where natural resources are extracted from the ground, made into products and then thrown away at the end of their useful life, is becoming increasingly unsustainable — and expensive for businesses. Commodity prices rose more than 150 percent, between 2002 and 2010, according to the World Economic Forum. “If we continue with […]

Kid's snarky answer to critical thinking question is far too real

Well, this kid may not have answered exactly how the teacher was expecting, but they also weren't wrong. "Suppose you want to build a house on this land and still protect its natural resources. What could you do? How would it protect...Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's College Football Ultimate Guide to Week 12

For many, this is the weekend college football’s second season begins. Right here and now, in Week 12, with the sport running short on natural resources, fuel and beer, everything’s poised to change once more before the whole thing is put in storage. The first season is finished. Show More Summary

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