Published on Truthout, 3 July 2018. Wallace Nichols, a marine biologist who has been studying sea turtles and plastic pollution in the oceans for nearly 25 years, is worried. “It used to be that when we found a rare piece of plastic on a nesting beach or tangled around a turtle, we’d pick it up
Published on Truthout, 25 June 2018. Declining oxygen levels in the oceans is killing marine life at alarming rates. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 18 June 2018. With hurricanes gaining in intensity, a scientist is proposing a new Category 6 for the future. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 4 June 2018. A recent University of Alberta-led project, the 2018 State of the Mountains Report, has sounded the alarm bell of how the rapid loss of glacial coverage in Canada’s mountains is causing rivers to disappear. Read the full story on Truthout.
Published on Truthout, 30 May 2018. In a region where hurricanes are historically rare, at least 13 people have died after a powerful cyclone made landfall in southern Oman, drenching one city with more than two years’ worth of rain in 24 hours. Experts warn that human-caused climate disruption will increase the frequency and intensity
Published on Truthout, 21 May 2018. The speed of planetary warming and all of its subsequent consequences continues to outpace previous worst-case scientific predictions. While some people are already exploring adaptation measures, such as towing Antarctic icebergs to Cape Town, South Africa, as a solution to an ongoing water crisis, the denialist movement in the
Published on Truthout, 14 May 2018. More than eight years after BP’s oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico began, untold numbers of Gulf Coast residents remain sick from the spill and the toxic chemicals used in the cleanup effort, and many of them have already died. However, the company is refusing to pay out
Published on Truthout, 7 May 2018. As the world becomes increasingly dystopian and dependent on technology, artist and printer Myrna Keliher reminds us to stop, pay attention to the shape of letters and words, be moved by poetry, and perhaps even to head for the hills. Read the full story on Truthout.
Interview on CounterSpin, 2 May 2018. CounterSpin interview with Dahr Jamail on Antarctic ice
Published on Truthout, 30 April 2018. With millions of civilians living in close proximity to military bases around the US, military aircraft accidents are a largely hidden but ever-looming threat. Warplanes, which are not regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, regularly have mechanical malfunctions, and crashes are not uncommon. Read the full story on Truthout.