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DEEP INSIDE Northern California’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest, wildlife ecologist Mourad Gabriel is dressed in camouflage, waiting for the raid. He’s accompanied by more than a dozen armed officers with the U.S. Forest Service, local sheriff’s office, and other agencies on a hot August afternoon.…
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Migrating shorebirds at Kimbles Beach, N.J. Researchers estimate that the population of North American shorebirds alone has fallen by more than a third since 1970. OVER THE PAST half-century, North America has lost more than a quarter of its entire bird population, or around 3 billion birds. That’s…
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Classic EssaysWilliam Pierce

by Dr. William L. Pierce IT’S INTERESTING watching the government and the news media working together to condition the public to support a war against Iraq. This week’s issue of Time magazine — that’s the May 13 issue — has a painting of Saddam Hussein on the cover in…
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by Arthur Albion Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, this is my own, my native land. (Sir Walter Scott) THE SOIL OF A LAND is suited to the men who inhabit it; the soil forms animal and man’s environment; known in German as Umwelt, a word coined by Jakob von Uexküll which…
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Fish struggle to fertilize eggs three generations after exposure to contraceptive hormone, raising questions about the effects on humans. A RECENT REPORT from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) found that birth-control hormones excreted by women, flushed into waterways and eventually into drinking…
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90 PERCENT of the plastic pollution in the world’s oceans — a disaster which threatens the entire earth’s eco-system — comes from the Third World, and specifically China, India, and Africa, according to a major study of pollution sources carried out by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ…
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PUSHING WHITE PEOPLE to have fewer children to “help the environment” is a meme that has been around before. But it looks like they’re giving it another whirl. Here’s Friday’s front page from the French newspaper Libération. “Fewer children to save the planet?” “Diapers or the ozone layer, do we need…
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A FEW MONTHS AGO, I went through the worst experience of my life: my father passed away. It was a cancer which took him, and a small part of myself as well. As I reflect on the time proceeding his death, there were so many hard parts. One of the hardest was not being able to mourn in peace. Nope, in our society…
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Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken HUMANITY’S IMPACT on the Earth is now so profound that a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene — needs to be declared, according…
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The greatest threat to the Earth is the “liberal” capitalist order which subsidizes, industrializes, and consumerizes the vast, high-birthrate masses of the Third World. EARTH OVERSHOOT DAY 2016 landed on August 8, marking the date when humanity has exhausted nature’s budget for…
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