Anna Hunt – Two-thirds of the northern part of the reef is already dead.
Anastasia Pantsios – A new report, released Thursday from the USGS identified eight states in the eastern and central U.S. where fracking operations have led to dramatic increases in earthquakes.
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times The movement against hydraulic gas fracturing, or ‘fracking,’ is becoming mainstream as this toxic and rapidly expanding technique by the oil and gas industry affects more and more everyday people. Essentially, fracking is the process of forcefully injecting different blends of chemicals, fresh water, gasses, sands or other materials […]
Sharon Wilson & Alan Septoff, Earth Island Journal Waking Times When Texans say “no” to oil and gas development, it’s a sign that times are a-changin’ The earthquakes you may have heard about — the 30 tremblors that have struck north central Texas since November 1 and have damaged many homes. The quakes are most likely being […]
Laurel Whitney, DeSmogBlog Waking Times A new study out in Science by US Geological Survey scientist William Ellsworth links earthquakes to wastewater injection sites. These earthquakes, thought to be caused by pressure changes due to excess fluid injected deep below the surface, are being dubbed “man-made” earthquakes. It’s not the first time scientists have used that moniker, as earthquakes […]
Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer Waking Times “Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe When one of the most intellectually resilient minds of our time tells you that change is inevitable, sometimes you listen. In a recent reading (Gino Serge’s Faust in Copenhagen) about the […]
Richard Wilcox, Guest Writer Waking Times cognitive dissonance – noun – Mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information…. when confronted with challenging new information, most people seek to preserve their current understanding of the world by rejecting, explaining away, or avoiding the new information or by convincing themselves that no […]
Chris Bourne, Contributor Waking Times Have you been following the ‘freak’ weather recently? So the mainstream media have hooked on to the fact that ‘freak’ weather is taking place in various parts of the globe. From the record droughts right across America to the flash floods sweeping away cars, roads and houses in Japan. Here […]
Lisa Bland, Wake Up World Waking Times It has been well over a year since March 11, 2011 when a 9.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the east coast of Japan, leaving in its wake unfathomable consequences for the Japanese people and many unanswered questions in Japan and the rest of the world regarding the safety of […]