Ecology

Fracking Triggers Earthquakes and Seismic Chaos
By July 13, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Fracking Triggers Earthquakes and Seismic Chaos

By Kate Sheppard, Jaeah Lee, and Brett Brownell Mother Jones recently reported that fracking can trigger earthquakes and seismic chaos. Major earthquakes thousands of miles away can trigger reflex quakes in areas where fluids have been injected into the ground from fracking and other industrial operations, according to a study published in the journal Science on Thursday. Previous […]

BREAKING NEWS: Anarchist Beekeepers Claim Responsibility for U.S. Drone Attack
By July 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

BREAKING NEWS: Anarchist Beekeepers Claim Responsibility for U.S. Drone Attack

The Earth First! Journal office recently received the following short video in which a group of self described “anarchist beekeepers” claim responsibility for a recent attack on a media drone, using a SWARM OF BEES! The video appears to come from a camera mounted on the drone itself. In a separate communique, the group taking […]

CLIMATE SCIENCE: The first decade of 21st century was warmest since 1850!
By July 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

CLIMATE SCIENCE: The first decade of 21st century was warmest since 1850!

The World Meteorological Organization just released its Global Climate Report, which reports that “The first decade of the 21st century was the warmest decade recorded since modern measurements began around 1850.” Roberto A. Ferdman at Quartz challenges people to, “Look at this chart and then try to say global warming doesn’t exist.” After looking at this map of […]

Big News For Bees! Oregon to Ban Pesticides After Latest Bee Die Off
By July 6, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Big News For Bees! Oregon to Ban Pesticides After Latest Bee Die Off

According to the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA), the state is temporarily restricting the use of 18 pesticides containing dinotefuran while it investigates the death of thousands of bees near Portland this month. Dinotefuran is a neonicontinoid, a class of pesticides that have been linked to honeybee die-offs. In a report entitled “In the wake of large bee kills, […]

Still UNCONTAINED Fukushima Leak is Pouring 710 BILLION Becquerels of Radioactive Material Into Atmosphere
By July 6, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Still UNCONTAINED Fukushima Leak is Pouring 710 BILLION Becquerels of Radioactive Material Into Atmosphere

The tsunami-caused nuclear accident at the Fukushima power station in Japan is, according to Asian News outlet AsiaOne, still uncontained. The plant was damaged by a huge earthquake-caused tsunami March 11, 2011. At the time of the incident, three of the plant’s atomic reactors were shut down: No. 4 had been de-fueled and Nos. 5 and […]