EJ90: Environmental News Updates in Ninety Seconds show

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.

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 7/26/13: Climate Change is Turning Lobsters into Cannibals | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30

A new study finds that climate change is causing lobsters to develop a taste for their own kind.

 6/21/13: Exposure to Prozac May Make Fish a Little Crazy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32

A new study finds that fish exposed to antidepressants become withdrawn, nervous and sometimes murderous.

 5/3/13: Conservation Groups Join Fight to Ban Toxic Poisons | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:31

Conservation groups join the fight to ban super toxic rat poisons. Earthjustice attorney Greg Loarie comments.

 4/26/13: One Million Plus Oppose GE Salmon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:22

Millions oppose the FDA's approval of genetically engineered salmon. Earthjustice press secretary Raviya Ismail comments.

 4/19/13: Chemical Dispersants Used in Oil Spill Cleanup Need Closer Look | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:49

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.

 4/12/13: Industrial Chemicals May Threaten Sea Turtles' Survival | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:54

Sea turtles are contaminated with industrial chemicals, which may further threaten the already-endangered species. Earthjustice attorney Paul Achitoff comments.

 4/5/13: U.S. Commercial Fish Stocks on the Rebound | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:56

The U.S.'s commercial fish stocks are rebounding thanks to stronger federal fisheries laws. Earthjustice attorney Roger Fleming comments.

 3/29/13: Climate Change May Cause More Frequent and Intense Storms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30

Recent studies have found that storms like Hurricane Sandy may become more frequent with climate change. Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen comments.

 3/22/13: Pesticides May Be Causing Massive Bee Die-Offs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:28

Scientists have confirmed that bees are dying off in droves, and pesticides may be to blame. Earthjustice attorney Janette Brimmer comments.

 3/8/13: Hawai'i Longlines Fatally Hook False Killer Whale | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:34

A Hawai'i longline fishing boat has fatally hooked a false killer whale. Earthjustice attorney David Henkin comments.

 3/1/13: Congress Members Propose Antibiotics Disclosure Bill for Factory Farms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:32

Congress members propose a bill that requires more disclosure on antibiotics used in factory farms. Earthjustice attorney Eve Gartner comments.

 2/22/13: U.S. Adds 100 Percent Renewables to Electrical Capacity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:27

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.

 2/15/13: New York Hires Geologist with Industry Ties to Study Fracking | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:33

Recently, the state of New York hired a geologist with former ties to the gas drilling industry. Earthjustice managing attorney Deborah Goldberg comments.

 2/1/13: Obama Proposal Allows Harming of Marine Mammals | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:40

The Obama administration is proposing to allow the Navy to harm marine mammals during military training exercises. Earthjustice attorney Steve Mashuda comments.

 1/25/13: Groups in Court Seek Fracking Chemical Information | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:54

A Wyoming judge's ruling on a state requirement to disclose fracking chemicals could have national implications. Earthjustice attorney Tim Preso comments.


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