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Methane Emissions From Livestock Are Much Higher Than Estimated

October 27, 2017

A new NASA-sponsored study shows that animal agriculture’s global methane emissions are 11% higher than previous estimates – co-author Dr. Ghassem Asrar explains the numbers

Baltimore Residents to Challenge Tax Breaks for Developers

February 4, 2016

Community members from the Poe Homes in West Baltimore held a community meeting to push back against what they say is unfair policy

Leading Palm Oil Company Agrees to Aim for Zero Deforestation

December 24, 2013

Amy Moas: Work remains to ensure Wilmar International follows through to reduce deforestation, a major contributor to climate change

Why are the bees dying?

August 1, 2013

With a third of food production dependent on bees, a new study finds out the reason behind the sharp decline in their population

Noam Chomsky: "Crisis and Hope:Theirs and Ours"

February 11, 2012
Noam Chomsky delivers speech at the University of Maryland Friday, January 27, 2012