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We’ve breached Earth’s threshold for chemical pollution, study says

by Elizabeth Claire Alberts - MongaBay - Creative Commons A new study has found that the release of novel entities — artificial chemicals and other human-made pollutants — has accelerated to a point that we...

Pesticides released into Brazil’s Amazon to degrade rainforest and facilitate deforestation

by Jenny Gonzales - MongaBay - Creative Commons Chemicals created to kill agricultural pests are being sprayed by aircraft into native forest areas. Glyphosate and 2,4-D, among others, cause the trees to defoliate and end...

Elephant flips over car with family in it at South African nature park

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Don't mess with mother nature. The family with children's animal safari simply became truncated. Tourists in South Africa got an even closer view of a wild animal encounter than they counted on...

Despite sanctions, U.S. companies still importing Myanmar teak, report says

by Sheryl Lee Tian Tong - MongaBay - Creative Commons U.S. timber companies undercut sanctions to import nearly 1,600 metric tons of teak from Myanmar last year, according to a new report. Advocacy group Justice...

Man gets gored to death at Spanish bull-running festival

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A guy hemorrhaged blood until he died after getting continuously gored at a bull-running event in the eastern region of Spain, according to officials. The Spanish man, age 55, that is...

Authorities Arrest Suspected Ransomware Hackers Behind 1,800 Attacks Worldwide

(The AEGIS Alliance) - 12 individuals were apprehended as a portion of a worldwide operation by authorities for targeting crucial infrastructure with ransomware attacks as well as on big companies that struck more than...

Poacher stomped to death by elephant in South African national park

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Apparently, a presumed poacher got stomped to death by an elephant following the male suspect's crushed body being discovered in South Africa's Kruger National Park, a park representative pointed out...

Report Reveals European Firms Have More Than $255B Entwined in Illegal Israeli Settlements

by Jessica Buxbaum - MintPressNews - Creative Commons (MintPressNews) - OCCUPIED WEST BANK, PALESTINE — Nearly 700 European firms have financial ties worth $255 billion with businesses actively involved in Israeli settlements, according to a new...
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