Environment

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A new U.S Environmental Protection Agency analysis of neonicotinoid pesticides on soybean production offers further proof that they should be suspended, environmental watchdog groups say. This class of pesticides, often referred to as neonics, has been linked to the decline of bees and other environmental harm. The agency's analysis , released...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A sign at a 2013 rally in Connecticut. (photo: CT Senate Democrats/flickr /cc)
Monsanto, the largest genetically-modified seed corporation in the world, has...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A group of Colombian farmers has taken BP to court charging that the oil giant...

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Though he gets the appeal of free snow cones and penguins, John Oliver is more worried about the environmental impact of an estimated 40,000 eager tourists a year traipsing to and inevitably trashing Antarctica. His solution: A hilarious anti-tourism PSA.