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Babies born in high-intensity oil and gas areas are 70% more likely to develop congenital heart defects

This study provides further evidence of a positive association between maternal proximity to oil and gas well site activities and several types of CHDs. As if we needed more evidence that oil and gas drilling is bad news: mothers living near intense oil and gas development are 40-70% more likely to have babies with congenital heart defects (CHDs). Published in […]

A New Story for the Earth

“The deepest crises experienced by any society are those moments of change when the story becomes inadequate for meeting the survival demands of a present situation.” – Thomas Berry   We live in a time of multiple, interconnected crises- from climate change and ecological breakdown to the rise of the far right and gross global inequality. Thomas Berry, ‘geologian’, cultural […]