Category Archives: Environmental Policy

The Problem With Prions

Prion Disease Spreading Globally Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for discovering, naming and characterizing deadly prions and prion disease. President Obama awarded Prusiner the National Medal of Science … Continue reading

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Film Offers Food For Thought About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention, Treatment A Growth Industry Anywhere from 50-100 million people around the world have Alzheimer’s disease today. Millions more will be diagnosed this year, while millions more will go undiagnosed. When you add in the caregivers, it’s a massive market of … Continue reading

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Biosolids Contributing To Alzheimer’s Disease

Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Disease Approximately 44 million people around the world already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, these people produce tons of sewage every day — and … Continue reading

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Ebola Pandemic Demands Aggressive Response Now

Mismanaged Pathways Spreading Ebola Virus World leaders and health officials are losing more credibility by the hour on the Ebola virus outbreak. The global response to the outbreak has been underwhelming and questionable. Instead of managing pathways, they are creating … Continue reading

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Time To Reform Public Land Policies In U.S.

Taxpayers Can’t Afford More Mismanagement As the United States supposedly struggles with budget cuts and a call for smaller government by many, especially conservatives, it’s time to put some archaic policies on the table and challenge some sacred cows. Wolves. … Continue reading

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India Might Tap Phones, Records To Stop Wildlife Poachers

Wildlife Authorities Turn To More Technolgy It’s not just animals that foresters want to track. With poachers using high-tech equipment to track and kill endangered elephants, rhinos and tigers, the Madhya Pradesh forest department also wants to go high-tech to … Continue reading

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U.S. Tracking Environmental Groups As “Domestic Extremists”

Anti-Government Activism Suppressed Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants. New … Continue reading

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800 Wild Horses Ripped From Nevada’s Public Lands In Two Weeks

Wild Horse Program Riddled With Abuse Federal land managers have concluded a roundup of wild horses in Northern Nevada with the removal of some 200 more of the animals from the range than planned, citing the their poor body condition … Continue reading

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Pygmy Elephants Poisoned On Borneo

Poisoned By Palm Oil Plantations Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said Tuesday that they probably were poisoned. In some cases, the palm oil industry and its … Continue reading

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Greener Cities Critical To Sustainable Future

Solutions To Sustainability Found In Cities Our planet is undergoing an unprecedented and irreversible wave of urbanization, with the share of the global population living in cities set to reach 60 percent by 2030. But rapid growth is driving up … Continue reading

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