Oil Spill Spotlights Keystone XL Issue: Is Canadian Crude Worse?

Oil Spill Spotlights Keystone XL Issue: Is Canadian Crude Worse? An oiled duck, one of at least 16 found covered in Canadian crude that leaked from the Pegasus pipeline March 29, was rescued Monday in Mayflower, Arkansas. Photograph by Courtney Spradlin, Log Cabin Democrat/AP Bret Schulte in Fayetteville, Arkansas for National Geographic News Published April…

Large amounts of tsunami debris coming ashore

  Jan. 29 2013 Debris from the tsunami that struck Japan two years ago is building up on West Coast beaches, with everything from soccer balls to floating docks drifting ashore from Alaska to California. Peter Barratt, operations manager for West Coast Helicopters, has been looking down on British Columbia’s rugged Pacific coastline for much…

FDA Says Giant,GMO Salmon Is Safe But It Isn’t

FDA Says Giant, Genetically Modified Salmon Is Environmentally Safe AquAdvantage salmon–otherwise known as the “FrankenFish”–has been approved for consumption already. But now the FDA has ruled on its environmental impact, and not everyone agrees with the ruling. Why FDA’s Frankenfish salmon report is fundamentally flawed Of them all, Alaska employed the most unique, and ultimately…