Earth911 Podcast, July 8, 2019: Friends of the Earth on Grocer Pollinator Policies

July 8, 2019 by  
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Kroger has updated its pollinator policy after pressure from the … The post Earth911 Podcast, July 8, 2019: Friends of the Earth on Grocer Pollinator Policies appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Gibraltar to end one of the world’s largest balloon releases

April 8, 2016 by  
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Every year Gibraltar releases 30,000 balloons into the sky. This National Day tradition has a devastating impact on marine creatures, as an estimated 3,000 balloons spiral down to defile the ocean . In response to pressure from environmental groups, the island is finally ending this polluting practice. Read the rest of Gibraltar to end one of the world’s largest balloon releases

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World’s first urban cargo scooter carries up to 50 lbs on the go

April 8, 2016 by  
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There are plenty of good reasons to go without a car for short errands and trips, including exercise and a reduced carbon footprint . But there’s one big problem that holds a lot of people back: when you’re carrying a heavy load, it can be a struggle to carry it by hand. That’s why Nimble Scooters has created a line of innovative cargo push scooters, allowing everyday people to rely on cars less while doing chores, commuting to work, or shopping. The newest model, the Nimble Urban Scooter, is currently funding on IndieGoGo . Read the rest of World’s first urban cargo scooter carries up to 50 lbs on the go

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure Apologizes to Planned Parenthood

February 4, 2012 by  
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The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation apologized yesterday for cutting of funding to Planned Parenthood , promising to continue funding the group. On Tuesday, Susan G. Komen cut of funding for about 19 Planned Parenthood clinics, a move that many believed was prompted by pressure from anti-abortion groups. The news sparked an immediate backlash on Twitter and an outpouring of private donations to Planned Parenthood, including $250,000 donations from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and oil tycoon Lee Fikes. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: abortion , anti-abortion , breast cancer , Michael Bloomberg , Planned Parenthood , Susan G. Komen for the cure

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The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation apologized yesterday for cutting of funding to Planned Parenthood , promising to continue funding the group. On Tuesday, Susan G. Komen cut of funding for about 19 Planned Parenthood clinics, a move that many believed was prompted by pressure from anti-abortion groups. The news sparked an immediate backlash on Twitter and an outpouring of private donations to Planned Parenthood, including $250,000 donations from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and oil tycoon Lee Fikes. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: abortion , anti-abortion , breast cancer , Michael Bloomberg , Planned Parenthood , Susan G. Komen for the cure

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Mysterious Disease Spreading Among Arctic Seals

October 14, 2011 by  
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Photo: ADialla / cc Beginning last July, officials from Alaska’s Department of Wildlife Management began receiving reports of ringed seals showing signs of a mysterious, lesion-causing disease that has so far killed dozens of animals and inflicted possibly hundreds more — and the illness shows no signs of slowing. Biologists are approaching the situation with particular concern considering the vital role the seals play in an arctic food-chain, one that’s already under pressure from melting sea ice — leading some to worry about the disease’s pote… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Adidas Joins Nike, Puma in Banning Hazardous Chemicals

September 2, 2011 by  
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Image: Kick Photo via flickr Adidas is now joining Nike and Puma in pledging to detox its supply chain, following pressure from Greenpeace . As a result of the group’s

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Obama Sides with Businesses, Pulls Back Proposed Smog Standards

September 2, 2011 by  
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Bowing to pressure from business groups, President Barack Obama put the brakes on plans to toughen smog standards and ordered the EPA to withdraw its draft of updated rules.

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Concerns Arise Over Sudden Changes to Calif. Chemical Review Panel

September 1, 2010 by  
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Five of the nine members on a panel that reviews chemicals and helped get diesel emissions labeled as toxic have been dismissed. Those that have been hoping to see turnover on the panel say it’s a matter of putting in fresh eyes, while others feel the sudden changes are a result of pressure from industrial interests and will harm the panel’s credibility and effectiveness.

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