Climate stress cuts poultry production By Joel Adriano, Raphaël Djamessi Climate disruption increases the vulnerability of poultry to bacterial diseases and external parasites in the tropics, an expert has warned. Eddy Decuypere, researcher at the laboratory of animal physiology at the University of Louvain (Belgium), was speaking at a symposium held in Togo (12-17 June) […]


PW exclusive: Document reveals effort to buy silence of American Indian tribes on Atlantic Coast Pipeline | NC Policy Watch

A law firm specializing in cultural and historic preservation offered American Indian tribes along the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route $1 million each for their tacit support of the controversial project, according to documents obtained by NC Policy Watch. Cultural Heritage Partners (CHP) approached the Lumbee and the Haliwa-Saponi in North Carolina, as well as the […]


Pipeline Bombshell: Even Dominion Energy Says Mountain Valley Pipeline Contractor Is Incompetent | Blue Virginia

In one of those reports, never before released but published here for the first time (see below), an engineering firm hired by Dominion details a long and terrifying account of Precision Pipeline’s incompetence when it comes to causing landslides during pipeline construction.Yes, landslides. Thirteen of them. In a 55-mile pipeline project.With a 30-inch pipe.In non-mountainous […]

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Phoenix Officially Recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day | KJZZ

By  Christina Estes Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – 8:39am Updated: Thursday, October 6, 2016 – 2:41pm Phoenix is now the largest city in the United States to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Phoenix City Council members on Wednesday unanimously approved the request brought to their attention by two residents. The vote declares the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ […]

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Council votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Asheville

The proclamation states Asheville was built on the homelands and villages of native people who lived here before the Americas were settled. Sage Dunston, and other members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, came for Tuesday night’s vote. Source: Council votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Asheville