After enormous lobbying efforts, Monsanto’s GMO soybeans, treated with Roundup, became the country’s largest export, as cancer rates and other health issues skyrocketed.
What on earth can we do to help? It shocked and saddened me to the core when I heard a few days ago about the huge fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. Not only had I heard nothing about it on the news, I was also totally at a loss as to what was causing […]
Liron Gertsman’s Cobalt-winged Parakeets in Yasuní national park, Ecuador. Youth Winner in the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards Image Credit: Photograph by lironsnaturephotography.com/Liron Gertsman Source: The week in wildlife – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian
In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell. (Ezekiel 17:23 KJV) CLASS – AVES, Order – PSITTACIFORMES, […]
By Stabroek News Editorial- October 24, 2019 . News this week that transgressors had recently been caught performing illegal logging and mining in the Iwokrama rainforest should raise the ire in all of us. How utterly ignorant and selfish it is to choose to perpetrate these actions in an area set aside for conservation. The Iwokrama […]
By Nika Knight, Thanks to Anti Media (COMMONDREAMS) After learning that they would be excluded from an official state of emergency declared in the wake of two catastrophic oil spills in the Peruvian Amazon, members of the Wampis community of Mayuriaga stopped a helicopter from taking off late Sunday evening and held 8 officials hostage […]
The New York Times writes about the loudest bird in the world. The Loudest Bird in the World Has a Song Like a Pile Driver When a mate approaches a male white bellbird in the Amazon, he whips around and sings his piercing tune right in her face. Read story and listen to the White […]