This animated video discusses how the #tarsands industry is affecting the Great Lakes region; & it discusses the Tar Sands Resistance March http://tarsandsresistance.org/ that will take place in St. Paul on June 6th, 2015. Bill McKibben and Rep. Keith Ellison have announced they will be participating in the March.
"Sweden ... said it would sue the European Commission over a delay in identifying harmful chemicals in everyday products, which it blamed on chemical industry lobbying." http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/business/2014/05/sweden-to-sue-eu-for-delay-on-hormone-disrupting-chemicals/#
Did you know there is going to be a "Tar Sands Resistance March" on June 6th, 2015 in St. Paul, MN? Organizers think it will be the "largest anti-tar sands event ever in the region." http://tarsandsresistance.org/faqs/
What do you do when your government has been too functionally corrupted by the corporations that are wrecking our human-friendly climate to do what is necessary to protect us and future generations from their destructive greed? More and more people are finding creative ways to organize and do what they can on the grassroots level. Check out the new Rural Climate Network: http://www.ruralclimatenetwork.org/
Bug Out Destinations - Where you going to go
USA - United States of America
The Story of Change/ Why Citizens (Not Shoppers) Hold the Key to A Better World
Map of Proposed Sulfide Mines in Minnesota Courtesy of Mining Truth, c/o Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, 401 North Third St., Suite 290, Minneapolis, MN 55401 Pin about April 5
Check out the MPR News story: "In the Twin Cities, asthma hospitalization rate highest along I-94: Here's why." http://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/07/08/for-some-asthma-patients-smoking-housing-conditions-and-uneven-insurance-are-a-deadly-mix?from=hp
Video shows every oil pipeline spill in US since 1986
A group called The Center for Biological Diversity put together this time lapse video documenting every significant oil pipeline spill in the US since 1986.
12 Days At The Eco Experience
Among the events that will take place at the 2013 Eco Experience at the Minnesota State Fair http://www.buzzfeed.com/mpca/12-days-at-the-eco-experience-bfog are events related to: organic lawn care, and how to reduce exposure to allergens.