Health & Lifestyle
Volunteers In India Plant 50 Million Trees In One Day
More than 800,000 people in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh joined together to break the world record for most trees planted in a single day.
Republican Platform Committee Proposes Removal Of National Parks And Forests
Along with provisions on pornography and LGBT “conversion therapy” is an amendment calling for the indiscriminate and immediate disposal of national public lands.
Theresa May Shuts Down Climate Change Dept In First Week As Prime Minister
Campaigners called for 'urgent reassurance from the new government' that the fight against climate change and pollution will not be 'abandoned'.
Sperm Whales Found Dead With Stomachs Full Of Plastic And Car Parts
Until humans learn the value of living sustainably while respecting all life forms, travesties such as this one will continue to take place.
The Return Of Hemp, America’s ‘Billion-Dollar Crop’
Hemp was a major part of American history until misguided drug laws conflated industrial hemp with marijuana. Eric Steenstra, president of Vote Hemp, tells Mnar Muhawesh on ‘Behind the Headline’ about how that happened and how it may be making a comeback.
‘No Field Test Is Fail Safe’: Meet the Chemist Behind Houston’s Police Drug Kits
Decades after L.J. Scott developed a test for cocaine, his invention played a role in hundreds of wrongful convictions in Houston.
No Longer Conspiracy: CIA Admits Plans Of Aerosol Spraying For Geoengineering
The extent at which Brennan talked about stratospheric aerosol injection shows that he and the CIA have likely been considering this for some time.
Medical Marijuana Use Linked To Lower Prescription Drug Use
'People are really using marijuana as medicine,' researcher says.
DOJ Helps Dow Chemical Avoid India’s Court Summons For Bhopal Disaster
Tens of thousands of people in Bhopal, India, have died as a result of a massive leak of poisonous gas in 1982. Mnar Muhawesh, host of ‘Behind The Headline,’ meets Rachna Dhingra, an activist who moved to Bhopal in 2003 to help survivors fight for justice.
America’s Female Prison Population Has Grown 800% & Nobody Is Talking About It
About 56 percent of incarcerated women are in jail due to the drug war or over property crimes.