2010 News Archive

Hydraulic fracturing poses risks to us, ecosystems

The issue of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from deep shale deposits has become increasingly difficult to ignore.

Problems point to oil's impact

Oil: We're running out of it. It makes our country vulnerable to foreign powers. Burning it causes irreversible harm to our environment.

West Nile virus alters ecological balance

West Nile virus is a human health risk because it can cause sickness and death when mosquitoes transmit the pathogen from an infected bird to a person.

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