This City Banned K-Cups—Is Your Town Next?

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Keurig isn’t the only brand of single-use coffee pods coming under fire in Hamburg, Germany.
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Court OKs the Destruction of Koala Habitat for a Giant Coal Mine

destroy habitat that's home to hundreds of the country’s increasingly imperiled koalas.

The Chinese-owned Shenhua Group wants to build an open-pit mine on 13.5 square miles of the Liverpool Plains, a fertile agricultural region 250 miles northwest of Sydney. The region is known as the koala capital of Australia for what was a large and healthy population of the animals.  

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Former Guantánamo Chief Summoned by French Court Over Torture Allegations

A French judge has summoned the former chief of Guantánamo Bay, retired U.S. General Geoffrey Miller, to appear in court on March 1 to face allegations of torture against detainees.

Miller presided over the U.S. military prison in Cuba from 2002 to 2004, shortly after then-President George W. Bush approved the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation" tactics, including waterboarding, hooding, stress positions, sleep deprivation, solitary confinement, removal of clothing, and exposure to extreme heat or cold.

Former prisoners of the camp for years have urged international courts to subpoena Miller over his role in the torture and mistreatment of detainees during his time as Guantánamo commander.

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New Evidence Suggests Monsanto Larvicide Is To Blame For Birth Defects in Brazil

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Zika virus may not be the culprit in huge increase in microcephaly cases but, rather, Monsanto larvicide used in Brazilian water supply.

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How Much of the Most Common Weed Killer Are You Eating? The FDA Doesn’t Know

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News that the agency will finally start testing for glyphosate residue only begs the question: What took so long?
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'Reclaim Our Schools': Cities Rally Nationwide to Save Public Education

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Thousands gather to protest budget cuts, high-stakes testing, and state takeovers of public schools

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A Journalist Is Exposing How the FBI Targets Animal Activists as ‘Terrorists’

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Will Potter’s reporting reveals what he believes is an assault on free speech in defense of big profits for Big Ag.
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Japanese Hunters Evade Sea Shepherd, Kill Hundreds of Whales

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Where on Earth are the whalers?

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FDA to Start Testing for Glyphosate in Food

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The federal agency already tests for residues of many agricultural chemicals on food. Now it will include the widely used weed killer linked to cancer.
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Meat Is Murdering American Rivers

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Government data shows that food processing plants are the biggest toxic polluters of waterways in the U.S.
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