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Brett Wilkins: Wildlife Defenders Cheer Restoration of Migratory Bird Protections Gutted Under Trump

Over the last 50 years, the population of North American birds has declined by an estimated three billion birds.

October 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brett Wilkins: Animal agriculture emits nearly 60% of greenhouse gases, according to new study

If people are concerned about climate change, they should seriously consider changing their dietary habits.

September 15, 2021 · 3 Comments

Brett Wilkins: US Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don’t Have Enough to Eat

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), said that “Congress has the power to address this crisis,” and asked, “Why aren’t we doing it?”

November 30, 2020 · 3 Comments

Brett Wilkins: Study Shows World’s Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50%

The over-consumption of a wealthy minority is fueling the climate crisis, yet it is poor communities and young people who are paying the price.

September 28, 2020 · 3 Comments

Brett Wilkins: Democratic Data Firm Predicts Post-Election ‘Chaos’ Over False Trump Landslide

Preponderance of mail-in votes means early results may show Trump with a substantial lead that he’ll likely lose as absentee ballots are tallied.

September 2, 2020 · 4 Comments

Brett Wilkins: What Have We Become? What We Have Always Been.

We are a nation that has, since its earliest days, stolen children from their parents. . Such was the case with the more than 100,000 Japanese men, women and children, … Continue reading

June 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

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