In this peer-reviewed study, we compared pesticide levels in the bodies of four American families for six days on a non-organic diet and six days on a completely organic diet. We found that an organic diet rapidly and dramatically reduced exposure to pesticides in just one week.
Friends of the Earth and our allies across the country conducted this testing to discover if pesticide residues are present in foods commonly eaten by children and families found at the top four food retailers in the United States: Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Albertsons/Safeway.
We are deeply concerned about the harmful impacts on the critically endangered species and unique ecosystems of Quirimbas Biosphere Reserve, as well as the negative effects on local communities and their rights, as a result of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in the Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique.
This study indicates that using shore power at the Port of Savannah would result in significant financial and fuel savings as well as emission reductions particularly for NOx, BC, CH4, and VOC. Anticipated emissions reductions and financial savings were calculated as described above and can be found in Tables 4 and 5.
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned, if we are to keep global warming below 1.5°C, we must act aggressively and quickly. At a minimum, reaching that target requires visionary and affirmative legislative action in the following areas.
Industrial ocean fish farming – also known as open ocean, offshore, or marine finfish aquaculture – is the concentrated cultivation of captive finfish in the ocean, in net pens, pods, cages, or other devices.
This report analyzes potential and current support for coal plants by ECAs in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which includes most of the world’s largest ECAs (though, notably, not China).