All News Articles for 2017-10-06

Friday, October 6, 2017
honey bees Tainted Honey: Bee-Poisoning Pesticides Found Globally
Lead researcher says there were "relatively few places where we did not find any" samples contaminated with neonics known to harm bees
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Heated and control plots in a long-term soil warming study at Harvard Forest, Petersham, Mass. Jerry Melillo of the Marine Biological Laboratory and colleagues began the study in 1991. (Credit: Audrey Barker-Plotkin) Warming Soils Could Trigger Potentially Unstoppable Climate Feedback Loop: Study
Increased temperatures led to microbial activity that led to surges of carbon emissions
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Sessions Issues Blatant 'License to Discriminate' With 'Religious Freedom' Memo
The new DOJ policy directive "will enable systemic, government-wide discrimination that will have a devastating impact on LGBTQ people and their families," rights groups said
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FEMA's webpage providing statistics on the federal response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico no longer shows the percentage of those without clean drinking water or power. (Image: FEMA.gov with overlay) Administration Blots Out Damning Data on Puerto Rico's Lack of Power, Water From Federal Response Website
Statistics conflicting with Trump administration's positive portrayal of response wiped out
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Yet More 'Shameful' Evidence Trump Is Actively Sabotaging Obamacare
Trump is personally intervening to block states from shoring up insurance markets and lowering premiums
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birth control pills 'This Attack Is a New Low': Trump Blasted for Rolling Back Birth Control Mandate
"Today's outrageous rules by the Trump administration show callous disregard for women's rights, health, and autonomy."
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Trump's Ominous 'Calm Before the Storm' Comment Sparks Fear of Impending War
"Extremely disturbing how the president teases war like it's a fun thing for us all to do."
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Ban the Bomb sign Global Anti-Nuclear Campaign Coalition Wins Nobel Peace Prize
The committee lauded the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons as "a driving force" in "efforts to stigmatize, prohibit, and eliminate nuclear weapons."
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