Category: News

The Trouble With Corn as Biofuel

For months now the Trump administration has been promising to deliver a new biofuels package that would boost the market for production of soy- and corn-based alternative fuels. The move would help American farmers hurt by the administration’s tariffs, as well as ease their… Continue Reading “The Trouble With Corn as Biofuel”

10,000 Dogs taking pills for a study on Canine and Human Aging

The Dog Aging Project at the University of Washington is looking to recruit 10,000 dogs to study for the next 10 years to see if they can improve the life expectancy of man’s best friend and their quality of life. The project hopes that… Continue Reading “10,000 Dogs taking pills for a study on Canine and Human Aging”

Venice Flooded by High Tide during Heavy Rains

Venice has been inundated by an exceptional high tide which put three-quarters of the lagoon city under water. Large swathes of the rest of Italy have also experienced flooding and heavy winds which toppled trees, killing eleven people. Schools remained closed on Tuesday in many regions.… Continue Reading “Venice Flooded by High Tide during Heavy Rains”

World’s largest ships emit as much pollution as 50 million cars

Ship pollution affects the health of communities in coastal and inland regions around the world, yet pollution from ships remains one of the least regulated parts of our global transportation system. According to a report by the UK’s Guardian newspaper, just one of the… Continue Reading “World’s largest ships emit as much pollution as 50 million cars”

Massa Tourisme ten Koste van Vissers en Algemeen Sociaal Welzijn

Tijdens een informele bijeenkomst heeft de vicepresident van de Raad van State in Nederland, Thom de Graaf ‘bijgepraat’ met onder andere premier Eugene Rhuggenaath en oud-gouverneur Jaime Saleh. Ministerpresident Rhuggenaath (PAR) zegt desgevraagd dat ook staatsraad van het Koninkrijk voor Curaçao Paul Comenencia bij… Continue Reading “Massa Tourisme ten Koste van Vissers en Algemeen Sociaal Welzijn”

Cannibal Ants Escape from abandoned Nuclear Bunker in Poland

Researchers in Poland discovered a mysterious colony of ants, blocked from the outer world in a nuclear facility where the atomic weapons used to be stored during the Cold War. Although the colony consisted only of working ants, it did not only manage to… Continue Reading “Cannibal Ants Escape from abandoned Nuclear Bunker in Poland”

Factory Farming is the Definition of Extreme Misery for Animals

On today’s factory farms, animals are crammed by the thousands into filthy, windowless sheds and stuffed into wire cages, metal crates, and other torturous devices. These animals will never raise their families, root around in the soil, build nests, or do anything that is… Continue Reading “Factory Farming is the Definition of Extreme Misery for Animals”

Brazil’s Pesticides Poisoning Global Consumers through Agricultural Exports

Brazil’s government has approved extremely toxic agricultural pesticides this year and loosened regulations, which is now is affecting consumers all over the world. Environmental journalist and founding member of the Green Economic Institute think tank Oliver Tickell, said that EU-banned pesticides being manufactured in… Continue Reading “Brazil’s Pesticides Poisoning Global Consumers through Agricultural Exports”

Amsterdam Lelystad Airport opening delayed until 2020 due to Carbon Footprint

The opening of the Dutch biggest general aviation airport to commercial flights has been delayed until 2020. Lelystad Airport, which was bought by the Schiphol Group in 1993, was due to open to civil aviation in April 2019, taking pressure off of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The biggest… Continue Reading “Amsterdam Lelystad Airport opening delayed until 2020 due to Carbon Footprint”

Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou onder Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden worden

De bouw van het grootste hotel op Curacao langszij een “nog’ beschermd Mangrove bos aan de Caraibishe Zee voor de kust van Venezuela zal een zeer grote ‘carbon footprint’ achterlaten. Ook de verkapte vorm van mensenhandel zelf zal jammergenoeg bij blijven dragen aan extreme… Continue Reading “Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou onder Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden worden”