EJ90: Environmental News Updates in Ninety Seconds
Summary: EJ90 is a weekly audio podcast that delivers easily digestible environmental news updates in ninety seconds. Hosted by Jessica Knoblauch, EJ90 is produced by Earthjustice, a nonprofit environmental law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources and wildlife of this earth, and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment.
A new study finds that climate change is causing lobsters to develop a taste for their own kind.
A new study finds that fish exposed to antidepressants become withdrawn, nervous and sometimes murderous.
Conservation groups join the fight to ban super toxic rat poisons. Earthjustice attorney Greg Loarie comments.
Millions oppose the FDA's approval of genetically engineered salmon. Earthjustice press secretary Raviya Ismail comments.
Earthjustice is working to ensure that chemical dispersants used during oil spills, which have been linked to deformities in marine life, are safe. Earthjustice attorney Marianne Engelman Lado comments.
Sea turtles are contaminated with industrial chemicals, which may further threaten the already-endangered species. Earthjustice attorney Paul Achitoff comments.
The U.S.'s commercial fish stocks are rebounding thanks to stronger federal fisheries laws. Earthjustice attorney Roger Fleming comments.
Recent studies have found that storms like Hurricane Sandy may become more frequent with climate change. Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen comments.
Scientists have confirmed that bees are dying off in droves, and pesticides may be to blame. Earthjustice attorney Janette Brimmer comments.
A Hawai'i longline fishing boat has fatally hooked a false killer whale. Earthjustice attorney David Henkin comments.
Congress members propose a bill that requires more disclosure on antibiotics used in factory farms. Earthjustice attorney Eve Gartner comments.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced that every megawatt of new electricity capacity added to the grid in the U.S. last month was renewable. Earthjustice attorney Isaac Moriwake comments.
Recently, the state of New York hired a geologist with former ties to the gas drilling industry. Earthjustice managing attorney Deborah Goldberg comments.
The Obama administration is proposing to allow the Navy to harm marine mammals during military training exercises. Earthjustice attorney Steve Mashuda comments.
A Wyoming judge's ruling on a state requirement to disclose fracking chemicals could have national implications. Earthjustice attorney Tim Preso comments.