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The fight against fracking at a Manhattan protest

The New Front Lines of the Fight Against Fracking

The front lines of the fight over hydraulic fracturing -or “fracking” – are being drawn at the lowest political levels. Fracking involves detonating explosions deep underground and then pumping large volumes of chemical laced water at high pressure into these wells. More than 1,000 chemicals have already been identified as those commonly used in the drilling process. According to a…

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Christopher Swain: Swimming for a Healthier World is a Lesson in Life and a Vision for the Future

Chris Swain is swimming 1000 miles of the Atlantic ocean, from Marblehead, MA to Washington DC, to help raise awareness about the fate of our oceans and teach kids about caring for the environment.