Browsing: Environment and Climate


‘A vast majority of Fukushima voluntary evacuees are not planning to move back to their homes out of fear of radiation despite the government declaring living conditions in the prefecture to be “good”, a new government survey has discovered.

Some 78.2 percent of “voluntary” evacuees households have no intention of returning to their previous places of residence and plan to “continue living” in the area they had evacuated to, results of a Fukushima Prefectural Government survey released on April 24 show.’

Read more: 80% of voluntary Fukushima evacuees unwilling to return home – survey

‘According to an AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study, “Over the past four years, government scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review — chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion — pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findings expected to result in new limits on how and where the highly toxic pesticides can be used.”’

Read More: EPA “Sanity” May Damage Children’s Brains & Kill Wildlife


‘Likewise, “it seems that what we do to ourselves we are more than happy to carelessly inflict on any other living thing, including our bees,” says an editorial campaign by NYR Natural News.

We tend to focus on the role of pesticides in pollinator declines because we understand the vicious cycle of the chemical corporations and their involvement with the government through lobbying and lying to regulatory agencies that their products are safe this time. Heck, they’ve been caught repeatedly funding large scientific initiatives that…whaddyaknow...conclude that pesticides aren’t involved in any way in the health of bees.’

Read More: Antibiotics the Latest Threat to Our Bees


GAZA (PNIC):- Politburo member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), Talal Abu Zarifa, said on Wednesday that there is a national demand on the Palestinian Authority (PA) government to abolish the blue tax imposed on the fuel sold to the Gaza Strip.

Abu Zarifa said in an interview with the PIC that the PA government still refuses to cancel the blue tax imposed on the fuel sold to operate the Gaza power plant despite the presence of a prior agreement between the Palestinian factions and the government regarding the issue.

Read more: PA government refuses to abolish blue tax on fuel