The News Just Keeps Getting Worse for West Virginia (and It Doesn't Stop There)

Sierra Club Compass

Earlier this week, my West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said the following about whether people should be drinking the water in Charleston and downstream: "It's your decision.I'm Even less reassuring, the news came out Wednesday that there was another mysterious chemical spill in that leak , and officials are now testing to make sure the water treatment facility removed that chemical. Now they're telling us not to drink the water?

Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

Green Traveler Guides

Every September, this idyllic Alpine area overlooking Lake Bohinj in Triglav National Park still hosts the Kravji Bal (Cows’ Ball), which celebrates the return of the cows from their mountain grazing pastures. Lake Bohinj: mythical Zlatorog on guard. The hotel gets most of its energy from a 1,400-foot-deep geothermal well, which provides not only heat and electricity, but water for showers, laundry and the accompanying aquapark. Taking the waters.


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Help the Environment by Avoiding These Single-Use Plastics


Our air, water, food, wildlife, the nature we go to the very ends of the globe just to adore, is being abused by nonessential plastics that are devastating a very essential life source that we fully depend on to not only exist, but to thrive. Straws, grocery bags, coffee lids, plastic bottles, plastic packaging, take-away containers, plastic cutlery, bottle caps– simply put, plastic material designed for one-time use and then sudden disposal. Plastic bottles.

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World Water Crisis

The Green Changemakers

World Water Crisis Scott Warren / Aurora Next Back The Staff of Life Water, Earth's most precious resource, serves simultaneously as habitat, nourishment and cleanser. Read more: [link] George Steinmetz / Blue Planet Run Next Back Source Underground aquifers, dozens of miles deep and hundreds of miles wide, are the Earth's second-largest reserve of fresh water, after ice caps and glaciers. Tags: Water Photo

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