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Norway’s largest wind farm violates indigenous rights. Why aren’t the authorities taking action?

In October 2021, Norway’s Supreme Court ruled that a wind farm built on the country’s west-central coast violated the protected cultural rights of indigenous Sámi by encroaching on their reindeer-grazing lands. On June 3, 2023, exactly 600 days after the ruling, the $1.3 billion Vossen wind farm was still in operation. On the occasion of … Read more

Scientists have warned that a heat wave in the North Atlantic could be disastrous for fish stocks

Subscribe to the independent climate email to get the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free climate email Scientists and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) have warned that this year’s heatwave in the North Atlantic could be disastrous for fish stocks that people depend on for food and livelihoods. The ocean surface temperature … Read more

It’s retail season. Here are the latest findings on Lyme and babesiosis.

Black-legged tick nymph. Professor Maria Duke Wasser’s Environmental Epidemiology Laboratory studies how human activity affects tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease and babesiosis. Two new papers from current and former members of the lab–one has just been published and the other has been accepted for publication–provide new details about how these diseases incubate and spread. Here, … Read more

Best air fresheners – Earth 911

They say the home is where the heart is, but homes can have unpleasant odors from pets, mold growth, poor ventilation, dirty bathrooms, and household waste. As a result, the global air freshener market is a thriving industry that is expected to reach $27.7 billion by 2030, but many of these products are already polluting … Read more

Trump is waging war on electric cars

This article is part of our biweekly political newsletter. Click here to subscribe. Not all of Donald Trump’s big news this week was related to the indictments. On Thursday, ex-president distributed A video and statement about the auto industry — specifically, about how he intends to save it from what he says is President Joe … Read more