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Jun 13, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Live BP Spill Coverage (video)

Live BP Spill Coverage (video)

In case you haven’t been keeping up on BP’s antics, here’s a video recap of their efforts to stop the spill.

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Jun 10, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Murkowski Proposes Resolution Blocking Agencies From Doing Agency Stuff

Murkowski Proposes Resolution Blocking Agencies From Doing Agency Stuff

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R—Alas.), fresh off her failure to block the Environmental Protection Agency from protecting the environment, has proposed another resolution with a much broader scope: it would block all government agencies from doing pretty much any of the stuff they’re supposed to do.

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May 27, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Oil Spill, Seagal or Van Damme? A Terminology Quiz

Oil Spill, Seagal or Van Damme? A Terminology Quiz

Some of the contraptions, techniques and technologies BP has been using to try and stop the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico have ridiculous names. So we at TreeHumper decided to play a little game: Can you differentiate which of the following terms are oil spill-related (or oil rig) and which ones are either a Steven Seagal or Jean-Claude Van Damme movie?

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May 25, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Editorial: I’m Just Going to Stop Cleaning This Oily Bird If It Can’t Drop the Attitude

Editorial: I’m Just Going to Stop Cleaning This Oily Bird If It Can’t Drop the Attitude

The horrifying images of oil washing ashore along the Gulf Coast really got to me, and I hurried down to volunteer in the cleanup process. It has been saddening and rewarding all at once; but let me tell you, I am about to ready to drop this fucking pelican and get right back in my car if it won’t sit still and shut up for a few minutes.

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May 10, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Whales of the World Launch “Krill Baby Krill” Campaign

Whales of the World Launch “Krill Baby Krill” Campaign

In an apparent effort to jump on the oil spill pun bandwagon, a coalition of the world’s baleen whales has launched a lobbying and advertising campaign sporting the slogan “Krill Baby Krill!”

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Apr 22, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Earth Day Special: Recognizing the OTHER Enviro Groups

Earth Day Special: Recognizing the OTHER Enviro Groups

Here at TreeHumper, on Earth Day we would like to say thank you to some lesser known champions of the earth. Here is a rundown of some of environmental heroes working a bit more under the radar.

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Apr 5, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Earth Day Swears It’s Turning “A Young 36″

Earth Day Swears It’s Turning “A Young 36″

In spite of widespread publicity on Earth Day’s impending 40th birthday, the worldwide celebration of all things environmentally friendly insisted it is only turning 36 years old on April 22.

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Apr 1, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Editorial: Today is the Day We Feel Completely Unappreciated

Editorial: Today is the Day We Feel Completely Unappreciated

Imagine that there was a day—let’s say, August 12, because why the hell not—when for some unknown reason everyone fought fires on their own, with no help from firefighters. On that day each year, firefighters became completely useless. Redundant. Forgotten.

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Mar 26, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Video: The Craziness That Was Earth Hour 2009

The Lorax put together this little retrospective on Earth Hour 2009 last year, brought out now in advance of the 2010 version. Saving the planet, one dumb joke at a time!

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Mar 22, 2010 by Tree Humper

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Breaking: Passage of Health Care Reform Doesn’t Mean Shit for Climate Bill

Breaking: Passage of Health Care Reform Doesn’t Mean Shit for Climate Bill

In a historic vote on Sunday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a sweeping reform of the health care system in this country. Almost immediately, pundits began hypothesizing on the effect that this progressive success will have on another of President Obama’s goals, a comprehensive climate and energy bill. The consensus is that no one has any fucking idea.

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