Stories by Anastasia Pantsios

Anastasia Pantsios is an Akron, Ohio-based writer, researcher and photographer who has covered hard news with a focus on election and women’s issues, music, the arts and culture. subscribe to Anastasia Pantsios's feed

Posted on: Jul 20, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

The annual State of the Climate report paints an extremely troubling picture of the planet.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

In a 7-0 decision, the court said that an Oklahoma resident could seek compensation from oil company for injuries suffered in a tremor.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

In the last six years, earthquakes in Oklahoma have surged from an average of two a year to 538 last year.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Entrepreneur Jay Faison wants to convince his fellow Republicans that climate change is real, human-caused and needs to be addressed.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Refuting its own 2004 study, the EPA found that toxic fracking fluids that leak into the water table can contaminate drinking water.

Posted on: May 29, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

A new reports says factory farms are a #LoadOfCrap.

Posted on: May 20, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Four-mile-long oil slick fouls some of the state's most beautiful coastline at Refugio State Beach.

Posted on: May 18, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

They have succeeded in repealing environmental standards in Ohio, West Virginia and now, Kansas

Posted on: May 11, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Humans aren’t driving climate change, claims Bill Koenig. It’s because “God is angry over gay marriage.”

Posted on: Apr 30, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Sen. Bernie Sanders is officially running for president in 2016.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

The Protect Our Public Lands Act would ban oil and gas operations entirely on federal lands.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Her silence on Keystone XL has irked environmentalists, but Clinton is the only presidential candidate to fully accept human-caused climate change.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

The idea that you can make climate change go away by not talking about it is spreading.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

A group is calling on museums to end their associations with "funders of climate science obfuscation."

Posted on: Mar 20, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

There’s a great environmental benefit in going to insects as a source of protein.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Greenpeace unveils its shopping guide of tuna companies based on their sustainability practices.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

New documentary 'Merchants of Doubt' exposes the spin doctors who insist global warming is a hoax.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Seafood companies are responding to the public’s increased interest in whether fishing practices deplete tuna populations.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

The city also uses less electricity than it did in 1989.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

Something may be be getting into your coffee that’s not coming from the beans.