By Becky Striepe on August 22, 2011
On a recent trip to the Smithsonian Marine Research Station on Carrie Bow, professional photographer Laurie Penland ran across this floating mass of random plastics in the ocean and took some video from below. Meet the floating plastic monster.
By Becky Striepe on June 17, 2011
The Last Mountain takes a hard look at mountaintop removal mining and how it’s destroying Appalachia.
By Becky Striepe on May 25, 2011
It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about fracking in this space, and it’s become a big part of the discourse surrounding our energy future and our water supply. A recent music video breaks down the issue very succinctly, and I thought I’d share it here.
By Beth Buczynski on March 25, 2011
Recent fluctuating reports that dangerous levels of radiation have been detected in Japanese food and water have many people concerned. This graphic provides information about radiation risks and how to stay safe.
By Becky Striepe on March 16, 2011
The people of Japan need our help and support, and relief agencies are saying that donations are one of the best things that you can do. Here are a few options for making a donation. If you know of other organizations that could use some support, please share them in the comments!