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93 Percent Of The Great Barrier Reef Is Nearly Dead Because Of Climate Change

Coincidentally timing with #EarthDay today, a new report provides harrowing insight to the impact climate change is having on our world today.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Neil DeGrasse Tyson SCHOOLS Rapper B.O.B Over Flat Earth Conspiracy (TWEETS)

Neil DeGrasse Tyson SCHOOLS Rapper B.O.B Over Flat Earth Conspiracy (TWEETS)

Neil was fighting a whole lotta crazy with this one.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
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Pope Francis Warns The Rich And Powerful To Protect The Planet Or Suffer God’s Wrath

Watch out conservatives and corporate bosses, Pope Francis would like you to know that doing nothing to protect the environment will bring down the wrath of God upon your houses.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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John Boehner Releases Asinine ‘Jelly Bean Day’ Video On Earth Day (VIDEO)

If we needed one more example of why republicans are not fit to lead our country, John Boehner’s juvenile ‘Jelly Bean Day’ video is it.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Chiquita Brands Responsible For Children Sprayed With Pesticides, Suit Claims (VIDEO)

A lawsuit alleges water and soil contamination, and airborne exposure to toxic chemicals. It also charges Chiquita with “fraud, unfair competition, and consumer law violations.”

by Randa Morris· · News
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State Regulators Wage War On Seed Savers (VIDEO)

Is saving and sharing seeds a human right or a crime?

by Randa Morris· · News
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Saudi Cleric Claims Earth Does Not Revolve Around The Sun — Twitter Responds Perfectly (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Saudi cleric unleashes his new theory about the rotation of the rotation of the Earth. Will it hold up against hundreds of years of scientific evidence?

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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This Kentucky Republican Hilariously Fails At Science In Argument Against Coal Emissions Regulations (VIDEO)

To paraphrase Star Wars, the stupid is strong in this one.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
WATCH: Star Trek’s Kate Mulgrew Narrates Documentary Claiming Sun Revolves Around The Earth

WATCH: Star Trek’s Kate Mulgrew Narrates Documentary Claiming Sun Revolves Around The Earth

Just when you think they can’t get any more fringey, the right-wing fringe moves the goal posts. Believe it or not, there are still some who think that the Earth is the center of the universe. No, really. Geocentric “documentary” boasts Star Trek captain as narrator Hopefully, you’ve been able […]

by T. Steelman· · News
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Creationism Advocate Admits That Science Proves Evolution, But Says We Should Believe The Bible Anyway (VIDEO)

A leading creationism advocate publicly admitted that evolution is logical and makes sense. Too bad they don’t care about logic or making sense.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
The University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment is discovering solutions to Earth's biggest problems, including the big question of how are we going to feed a growing world without destroying the planet? http://environment.umn.edu/

Just As Important As Climate Change – The One Video Everyone Should See

Agriculture takes up 40% of the planet’s surface, shaping it as surely as an ice age.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama has now started a push to expand a law from the Nixon era that requires federal agencies to evaluate the environmental impact of projects.

by Justin Acuff· · News
Opinions From A Young Progressive, Vol. Six – Christianity And The Environment

Opinions From A Young Progressive, Vol. Six – Christianity And The Environment

Scientists, for years, have been telling us of our planet’s limitations. We just haven’t listened. Is the attitude that we are above nature partially to blame?

by Justin Acuff· · News
Gallup Poll: 46% Of Americans Believe In Creationism Over Science, Republicans Even More So

Gallup Poll: 46% Of Americans Believe In Creationism Over Science, Republicans Even More So

According to a new Gallup Poll conducted in May, nearly half of Americans accept creationism as fact despite the overwhelming scientific evidence in support of evolution.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News