Oceans of Oil — Bitter Hippie Productions

Alaska, 1989 – The Exxon Valdez oil spill There are currently two massive oil tankers filled with tens of millions of gallons of oil that are barely able to float. One is situated nicely between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the other is sitting at the southern end of the Red Sea. The […]

Oceans of Oil — Bitter Hippie Productions

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release EPA: Widely Used Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species Finding Comes Two Months After Agency Reapproved Herbicide for 15 Years WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency released an assessment today finding that the endocrine-disrupting pesticide atrazine is likely to harm more than 1,000 of the nation’s most […]

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings

A stranded oil tanker at risk of spilling in the Caribbean . . . — Repeating Islands

The full title of this article is “A stranded oil tanker at risk of spilling in the Caribbean looks to be safe — for now.” Jariel Arvin (Vox) writes that the FSO Nabarima’s precarious situation has worried activists and governments for months. [Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] A stranded […]

A stranded oil tanker at risk of spilling in the Caribbean . . . — Repeating Islands

Your polyester sweater is annihilating the climate — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

A week ago, a restrictive report covered that an incredible 13.3 quadrillion microfibers (minute strands of texture) were delivered into the California climate in 2019. All textures discharge microfibers, regardless of whether they are natural, similar to hemp and fleece, or engineered, similar to polyester and acrylic. Since their revelation in 2011 by biologist Mark […]

Your polyester sweater is annihilating the climate — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Fish that eat microplastics face more challenges, study shows — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Microplastics can modify the conduct of fish, with those that ingest the poisons liable to be bolder, more dynamic and swim in hazardous territories where they kick the bucket as a group, as per another examination. The endurance hazard presented by microplastics is likewise exacerbated by corrupting coral reefs, as biting the dust corals make […]

Fish that eat microplastics face more challenges, study shows — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Nobody Likes to be Oily: How Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants Can Change Our Industry — Monthly Newsletter

This is a story that we heard in the crosswinds at NorLand about changing some of our equipment oil to an Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL). We talked with Lambert Head (Shop Foreman and Equipment Superintendent) who is helping to ensure the changeover to an EAL on key pieces of equipment. To start us off, we’d […]

Nobody Likes to be Oily: How Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants Can Change Our Industry — Monthly Newsletter

Humankind has eight years to get atmosphere emergency leveled out – and Trump’s arrangement won’t fix it — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

In Donald Trump’s reality – revealed during Thursday night’s last official discussion with his Democratic adversary Joe Biden in Nashville – petroleum derivatives are “extremely spotless”, the US has the best air and water regardless of his organization’s broad administrative rollbacks, and the nation can fix environmental change by planting trees. However, as indicated by […]

Humankind has eight years to get atmosphere emergency leveled out – and Trump’s arrangement won’t fix it — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

BAD NEWS, CANADA! The Province of Alberta and the Canadian Government have agreed to loosen environmental monitoring efforts in the Alberta Tar Sands Area.

The Tar Sands are already one of the very worst environmental disasters in the modern world today. Its had to find much worse!

Currently, the oil extracted is not commercially viable with world oil prices being the way they are today. Wildlife of all kinds has been negatively affected by this giant cesspool in this northern part of Alberta. Twenty-five percent of Alberta’s ground water is required in the refining of this dirty crude…

What benefit is this oil patch with its oil-filled settling ponds, low cash return and general major pollution issues? Many of the oil companies have pulled out of this province — it just isn’t worth it to anybody.

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

NWF Press Release (NEW ORLEANS April 7, 2020) — The National Wildlife Federation report from Restore The Gulf website summarizes the latest information available about ten wildlife species that were affected by the “ecosystem-level injury to the northern Gulf of Mexico.” as well as the restoration efforts underway — what constitutes the largest ecosystem restoration […]

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Sunscreen increases the damaging effects of climate change on coral reefs — Repeating Islands

In recent years, there has been an increase in the detection of UV filters from sunscreens in coastal waters. A new study by Wageningen University and Research found that these UV filters seem to weaken corals, allowing warmed seawater as a result of global warming to further damage the reefs. Scientists from Wageningen University & […]

Sunscreen increases the damaging effects of climate change on coral reefs — Repeating Islands