Health

Time for renewable energy: ‘We don’t know when it will end’: 10 years after Fukushima

Over 1.2 million tons of radioactive cooling water from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant have been released in the Pacific Ocean since October 2020. ‘We don’t know when it will end’: 10 years after Fukushima | Earthquakes News | Al Jazeera Tens of thousands were evacuated after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, and …

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Breaking! Pesticide data for all! Tuesday, March 23rd at 11AM PT

Breaking! Pesticide data for all! (Sonoma County uses over 2 million pounds of chemicals in the vineyards yearly, CDPR.) Launching Pesticide Info I’m so excited to share that a newly updated, more intuitive, and easier to use pesticide information database is now available to the public, accessible at pesticideinfo.org. As Senior Scientist here at PAN, I …

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH: Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study

Another reason climate change needs to be tackled now: “The researchers warn that, “in a worst case scenario,” these and possibly other pathogens could be released as the climate crisis melts glaciers around the world. Ancient Viruses Trapped in Glaciers for Thousands of Years Could Be Released By Climate Crisis: Study | Common Dreams News …

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‘Next pandemic here? Dirty and Dangerous’: New Data Show Higher Rates of Contamination in Pork Plants Using New Slaughter System

‘Next pandemic here? Dirty and Dangerous’: New Data Show Higher Rates of Contamination in Pork Plants Using New Slaughter System  Plants adopting the Trump-approved New Swine Inspection System had, on average, nearly double the rate of fecal and digestive matter contamination of other facilities.  Published on Friday, February 19, 2021 by Common Dreams by Brett Wilkins, staff …

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Stop USDA from deregulating genetically engineered cows and pigs!

Stop USDA from deregulating genetically engineered cows and pigs! Center for Food Safety As one final favor to industrial meat companies, the Trump administration made a last ditch effort to move genetically engineered (GE) livestock regulations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) responsibility just before their …

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Sonoma County’s native oak forests and woodlands are under attack – Comments Needed Now!

Credit where credit is due….nice SCCA is on this now however, without Kimberly Burr & Larry Hanson of Forest Unlimited, who have worked tirelessly for many years to get a new tree ordinance we would not be here. Note: 120 acres of oak woodlands were clear cut for more vineyards (during a megadrought and wine …

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