Archive for the ‘Society’ Category

Funky Friday: The Tea Party Rocks!

By the Editor – (June 29, 2012)  The reporting on the status of our environment can be a rather depressing job.  And often within that niche, politics needs to be reviewed as an entity that has the greatest influence... Read more

Free Speech Incorporated: What Would Our Forefather’s Do?

Opinion by Mark Kneubuhl – (June 26, 2012)  Many liberals believe (or at least preach) that corporations are anti-environment.  And, in a perfect world, a well-managed, community-minded corporation should be weary of all peripheral consequences. But to be fully... Read more

Fracking With Faith

by the Fam – (June 24, 2012)  What do God and fracking have in common? The belief in God is based on faith that fills in where facts are sparse. The practice of “safe” Fracking, on the massive scale... Read more

Can We Have The Future We Want?

Opinion by Mark Kneubuhl – (June 23, 2012)  Twenty years have passed since the first International Environmental Conference in Rio de Janeiro. That event served its purpose well in bringing environmental and social issues to a global stage and... Read more

What We Want, Choose and Need to Believe

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff – (June 21, 2012) is a forum that enables the user to ask questions while others -often times experts in the field-  give their answers, thoughts and perspective. On the “weighty scale” the questions... Read more

Happy Father’s Day with Art

By Newsbyrd – (Father Day, 2012) Most of the articles featured on Newsbyrd are controversial.  If everyone shared our principles and beliefs, morals and ethics, this website might be about fly fishing. But it’s not and our planet needs... Read more

More than 80 nations, private companies and international organizations declare support for Global Partnership for Oceans

Source: The Global Partnership for Oceans (RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 16, 2012) Over 80 countries, civil society groups, private companies and international organizations have declared their support for the new Global Partnership for Oceans (GPO), signaling their commitment to... Read more

Coral Reefs As Seen on a Black & White Television

By Mark Kneubuhl – (June 12, 2012) What if earth became part of some twisted experiment by a distant civilization who from light years away planted an unknown device on the planet, making all electronic color presentations, TVs, computers,... Read more

New Hope for Diabetes Cure

By Alvin Powell This article first appeared in the Harvard Science Newsletter on June 24, 2011. A new diabetes treatment based on a decades-old tuberculosis vaccine has produced promising results in humans, says lead researcher Denise Faustman. A diabetes... Read more

World Oceans Day: Should We Be Celebrating?

Comment by Mark Kneubuhl (June 8, 2012)  Today, World Oceans Day is being observed around the world with festivals, beach clean-ups, presentations and parties.  And although I don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade, where marine wildlife is concerned,... Read more