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Political Ecology: Mapping the Shale Gas Boom

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Where in the United States is fracking unlocking natural gas from shale rock?

 


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Many communities are fighting fracking.  In Texas a man sued oil company and the oil company lost so they conter sued the man for defamation.  Parts of Colorado have recently passed laws to keep fracking out of their communities.  

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Matthew DiLuglio's curator insight, November 29, 2013 6:53 PM

In class we studied "fracking," or the fracturing of shale deep in the Earth with blasts of fluid, which produces a harvestable oil yield and much pollution to aquifers in the area.  I live at a house sometimes, where the water is rusty- and it really prevents me from doing much of anything with the water.  I can't cook with it, I can't shower in it, I can't drink it, I have to use bottled water to even brush my teeth because the simple rust content is so vile.  I cannot even imagine what the industrial acid- hydrochloric acid, as well as other contaminants in the water- would do to the water someone relies on...  I think of situations where neighbors trees are dangling over someone else's property, and how branches may be required to be cut down because of their interference with neighboring property, and I would hope that something can be done about protection of aquifers, along the same times... If there is something negative or unwanted affecting someone's water, something really should be done about it.  Knowing that there are negative consequences that come along with fracking, I really can't fathom why people do it!  I live in a protected watershed area in Scituate that does not allow development of any kind on one side of the road because of the Scituate Reservoir.  People are not allowed in the Reservoir Property at all, let alone not allowed to dump waste or cause any sort of harm to the environment, because a huge portion of the state of RI gets their water from that reservoir.  I am not an absolute tree-hugger, but I also don't think that such problematic activites should be 'stirred up' in areas that affect something that humans rely on and need to survive.  While I see that I am not affected by these shale fracking ops as are indicated on the map, I also DO care about the peope in those areas! Why should they be subjected to such putrification of their water resources?  I am once again perplexed by the darkness of humanity.

Liam Michelsohn's curator insight, December 10, 2013 12:48 PM

This was a very interesting topic to read about,  its clear the issue of fracking has so many cracks to it(haha). While whats occuring is completly unnatural, the economic forces behind it are clear, this is a big way to help give amercans cheeper gas. However the effects it has locally are increadibly destuctive and will likely have futher consiquences as fracking continues. I noticed by looking at this map that policialy it seem like fracking is occuring in the red states, seems they want to use there land for the resouces even though it might destroy. While politicaly librals want to protect there enviorments of there blue states. This really adds anouther levle to it and how the placment of these new gas companys is panning out arcosss america.

Kyle Kampe's curator insight, May 28, 8:06 PM

In AP Human Geo., this relates to the concept of the ecological perspective of geography because it describes the relationship between political geography and the ecological makeup of a region.

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Letter: An unlikely environmental hero

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For those in the environmental community, there is a sense that the environmental battles fought in the recent legislative session require that special recognition be given to the person who did the most to promote awareness of threats to environmental and wildlife conservation in Kansas.The legislator most deserving of this award is Sen. Larry Powell, R-Garden City, chairman of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.
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SSSR release on the Augusta-Hudbay agreement

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The following comes from Save the Scenic Santa Ritas' press release on the impending Hudbay takeover of Augusta Resource Corp.:
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Official on key EPA fracking advisory board has suspect degree

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An official on the Environmental Protection Agency’s hydraulic fracturing scientific advisory board got a doctorate degree from an unaccredited, shuttered online correspondence school that congressional auditors targeted a decade ago in an investigation into diploma mills.
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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Marbled Murrelets From Clearcutting on Liquidated Oregon State Forests

Logging of Parcels Liquidated from Elliott State Forest Will Harm Marbled Murrelets,
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Groups Fight to Protect Endangered Species From Dangerous New Pesticide

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Pot Farms Are Sucking Steams Dry In Northern California

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Medical marijuana farms are sucking streams dry in drought-stricken California, wildlife officials say.
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#FUKUSHIMA, #CHERNOBYL, & USA: Radioactive Waste Nightmares

#FUKUSHIMA, #CHERNOBYL, & USA:  Radioactive Waste Nightmares | One World Enviromentalism | Scoop.it

Truthout, May 20, 2014
NUCLEAR FALLOUT: WE MUST END THE MADNESS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS, Desmond Tutu http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/23803-we-must-end-the-madness-of-nuclear-weapons

 

 

Asahi Shimbun, May 17, 2014

▶ WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THIS NUCLEAR WASTE? WORK ON FROZEN SOIL WALLS AT FUKUSHIMA PLANT HITS GLITCH http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201405170031

 

Japan Daily Press, May 16, 2014

-▶  RADIOACTIVE FUKUSHIMA GROUNDWATER TO BE RELEASED INTO SEA NEXT WEEK http://japandailypress.com/fukushima-groundwater-to-be-released-to-sea-next-week-1648480/

 

 Grist, March 10, 2014

▶ FUKUSHIMA OPERATOR MAY HAVE TO DUMP CONTAMINATED WATER INTO PACIFIC http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/10/fukushima-operator-dump-contaminated-water-pacific

 

 August 23, 2013 New Scientist
▶  SHOULD FUKUSHIMA'S RADIOACTIVE WATER BE DUMPED AT SEA? http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24100-should-fukushimas-radioactive-water-be-dumped-at-sea.html#.Uhmgzbzc-RR

 

                                            VIDEO REPORT

                               RT News, October 18, 2013

RADIOACTIVITY LEVEL SPIKES 6,500 TIMES AT FUKUSHIMA WELL. Radioactivity levels in a well near a storage tank at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan have risen immensely on Thursday, the plant’s operator has reported...http://rt.com/news/fukushima-high-radioactivity-well-335/

 

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               NUCLEAR WASTE DUMPING IN THE WORLDS' OCEAN

                               114 TONS OF IT (deutsch, english subs)

                                         FUKUSHIMA DISPOSAL

                                         http://sco.lt/7Y3KT3

 

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                                                 VIDEO

                               NHK NEWSLINE SPECIAL

                                Energy News, April 18, 2014

                NHK’s Newsline FOCUS: Inside Fukushima Daiichi
EXTREMELY TOXIC WATER 4,000,000 TIMES GOVERNMENT LIMIT IN TRENCHES BETWEEN FUKUSHIMA REACTORS AND OCEAN http://enenews.com/nhk-special-extremely-toxic-water-4000000-times-govt-limit-in-trenches-between-reactors-and-ocean-levels-too-high-for-them-to-get-precise-look-at-situation-reporter-plutonium-leaked-ou

 

                                                   NHK Newsline
          ONGOING NUCLEAR WATCH: INSIDE FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/newsline/nuclearwatch/20131205.html

 

 Nation of Change, September 26, 2013

▶  FUKUSHIMA DISASTER REACHES EPIC PROPORTIONS http://www.nationofchange.org/fukushima-disaster-reaches-epic-proportions-1380203534

 

                                                     VIDEO

ENE News, October 13, 2013

▶  JAPANESE PROFESSORS:  WORST CASE SCENARIO AT FUKUSHIMA - LIKELY ENTIRE PACIFIC WILL BE AFFECTED http://enenews.com/japan-professors-worst-case-scenario-fukushima-nuclear-rods-melted-reactor-floors-contamination-affecting-rest-world-impact-be-fully-revealed-entire-pacific-will-be-affected-farmer-govt-idea-about

 

August 26, 2013 Global Possibilities
▶  WORSE THAN CHERNOBYL: THE INNER THREAT OF FUKUSHIMA CRISIS http://www.globalpossibilities.org/worse-than-chernobyl-the-inner-threat-of-fukushima-crisis/

 

August 23, 2013 Salon
▶  HOW EVERYTHING WENT WRONG AT FUKUSHIMA http://www.salon.com/2013/08/23/how_everything_went_so_wrong_at_fukushima/

 

August 23, 2013 The Diplomat
▶  JAPAN'S NEVER-ENDING NUCLEAR NIGHTMARE http://thediplomat.com/pacific-money/2013/08/24/japans-never-ending-nuclear-nightmare/

 

August 22, 2013 BBC News -

▶  FUKUSHIMA LEAK IS ' MUCH WORSE THAN WE WERE LED TO BELIEVE' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23779561

 

September 1, 2013 Climate Central
-▶ FUKUSHIMA'S RADIOACTIVE LEGACY IS JUST BEGINNING http://www.climatecentral.org/news/fukushimas-radioactive-legacy-is-just-beginning-16401

 

July 11, 2013 World Environment News -
▶  JAPAN NUCLEAR REGULATOR ALARMED AT FUKUSHIMA CONTAMINATION REPORTS http://planetark.org/wen/69188

 

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                         THE GLOBAL NUCLEAR WASTE NIGHTMARE

                             The Long Dangerous Half-Life of Strontium-90. 

                                       Fukushima, Chernobyl, USA

                                              http://sco.lt/4zkb0j

 

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 September 2, 2013 Guardian Environment

FUKUSHIMA: INTERACTIVE
-▶ JAPAN STRUGGLES TO STOP CONTAMINATION SPREADING - Plant is seeping up to 300 tonnes of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean every day http://www.theguardian.com/environment/interactive/2013/sep/02/fukushima-japan-nuclear-cleanup-interactive

 

August 28, 2013 CNN
-▶ JAPAN FUKUSHIMA TOXIC WATER LEAK A LEVEL 3 'SERIOUS INCIDENT' http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/27/world/asia/japan-fukushima-leak-warning

 

 

New York Times, January 11, 2014

▶ LET THE COWS LIVE!  DEFYING JAPAN, RANCHER SAVES FUKUSHIMA'S RADIOACTIVE COWS http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/world/asia/defying-japan-rancher-saves-fukushimas-radioactive-cows.html?_r=0

 

Common Dreams, January 12, 2014
▶ TOLL OF SAILORS DEVASTATED BY FUKUSHIMA RADIATION CONTINUES TO CLIMB http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/01/12

 

                                               VIDEO REPORT
                               PBS Newshour, December 30, 2013
▶ FUKUSHIMA HOMELESS ROUNDED UP TO CLEAN UP DANGEROUS NUCLEAR FALLOUT DEBRIS http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/12/japans-homeless-paid-minimum-wage-to-clean-up-fukushima-nuclear-fallout.html

 

Reuters, December 3, 2013
▶ SPECIAL REPORT:  JAPAN'S HOMELESS RECRUITED FOR MURKY FUKUSHIMA CLEAN UP http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/30/uk-fukushima-workers-specialreport-idUKBRE9BT00020131230

 

 NHK WORLD English, December 21, 2013

▶  NEW CLEAN UP PLAN SET FOR AREAS WITH HIGH RADIATION http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20131222_04.html

 

 RT News, December 21, 2013
▶  TEPCO DETECTS RECORD RADIATION AT FUKUSHIMA'S REACTOR 2 - NEW LEAK SUSPECTED http://rt.com/news/fukushima-record-radiation-leak-616/

 

RT News,  Dr Helen Caldicott, September 13, 2013
▶  ENDLESS FUKUSHIMA CATASTROPHE:  MANY GENERATIONS; HEALTH AT STAKE. Bio-accumulation of radioactive elements around Fukushima will devastate many future Japanese generations, while the Pacific Ocean is also being contaminated by leaking radioactive water. Yet there is still no good solution from the Japanese government.. http://rt.com/op-edge/fukushima-catastrophe-health-japan-803/

 

Institute of Science in Society, January, 06, 2014

▶ FUKUSHIMA CRISIS GOES GLOBAL http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Fukushima_crisis_goes_global.php

 

TerraDaily, November 28, 2013
▶  TYPHOONS SPREAD FUKUSHIMA FALLOUT, STUDY WARNS http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Typhoons_spread_Fukushima_fallout_study_warns_999.html

 

NHK WORLD English
▶  DECONTAMINATION FUKUSHIMA: RESIDENTIAL AREA https://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/newsline/201312180500.html

 

Future Tense, November 12, 2013

▶  KYOCERA SOLAR POWER PLANT:  AFTER FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN FINDS BEAUTY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY - This is what happens when a country confronts the real costs of nuclear and fossil fuels. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/11/12/kyocera_solar_power_plant_after_fukushima_japan_finds_beauty_in_renewable.html

 

 September 15, 2013,  Nuclear Free Planet, Dr. Helen Caldicott Foundation

http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org/
▶  ENDLESS FUKUSHIMA CONTAMINATION http://www.nuclearfreeplanet.org/articles/endless-fukushima-catastrophe-2020-olympics-under-contamination-threat.html

 

August 24, 2013 Liberals Unite
▶  RADIOACTIVE BLUEFIN TUNE CAUGHT OFF CALIFORNIA COAST
Every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown to be contaminated with radiation that originated in Fukushima. Every single one. http://samuel-warde.com/2013/08/radioactive-bluefin-tuna-caught-off-california-coast/

 

Reuters, March 11, 2014
▶ THE CHILDREN OF JAPAN'S FUKUSHIMA BATTLE AN INVISIBLE ENEMY http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/11/us-japan-fukushima-children-idUSBREA280RJ20140311?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

 

 Huffington Post World, September 22, 2013

▶  FUKUSHIMA FOREVER - NUCLEAR PROPONENTS IN GROSS DENIAL

.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-perrow/fukushima-forever_b_3941589.html

 

 August 28, 2013 CNN

▶  JAPAN FUKUSHIMA TOXIC WATER LEAK A LEVEL 3 'SERIOUS INCIDENT' http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/27/world/asia/japan-fukushima-leak-warning

 

Grist, March 10, 2014

▶ FUKUSHIMA OPERATOR MAY HAVE TO DUMP CONTAMINATED WATER INTO PACIFIC http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/10/fukushima-operator-dump-contaminated-water-pacific

 

Common Dreams, November 20, 2013

▶  DUMP IT IN THE OCEAN: TEPCO's PLAN FOR RADIOACTIVE FUKUSHIMA WATER http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/11/20-4

 

ENE News, October 5, 2013
▶  “POST-FUKUSHIMA HORROR - THE WORLD MUST ACT TO STOP FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR DISCHARGE
Severe impacts on oceanic environment — An unpredictable amount of damage to Pacific — Fundamental to reproduction of humans — Japan’s simply dumping nuclear waste into sea http://enenews.com/post-fukushima-horror-severe-impacts-on-oceanic-environment-unpredictable-amount-of-damage-to-pacific-fundamental-to-reproduction-of-humans-japan-simply-dumping-nuclear-waste-into-se

 

August 22, 2013 Huffington Post Canada
▶  FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR PLANT FACING NEW DISASTER  (PHOTOS, VIDEO) http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/08/23/fukushima-water-leaks_n_3797446.html

 

                                                 -- WATCH --

                                   August 17, 2013 RT News
FUKUSHIMA APOCALYPSE: YEARS OF 'DUCT TAPE FIXES' COULD RESULT IN 'MILLIONS OF DEATHS' http://rt.com/news/fukushima-apocalypse-fuel-removal-598/

 

VIDEO:

▶  *****FUKUSHIMA:  AT THE VERY LEAST, YOUR DAYS OF EATING PACIFIC OCEAN FISH ARE OVER http://www.collapsingintoconsciousness.com/at-the-very-least-your-days-of-eating-pacific-ocean-fish-are-over/

 

 

June 14, 2013 Forbes
-▶ WHY BILLIONAIRE PAUL ALLEN BACKED PRO-NUCLEAR FILM "PANDORA'S PROMISE" http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2013/06/14/why-billionaire-paul-allen-backed-pro-nuclear-power-film-pandoras-promise/

 

 

 


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Financializing Nature Could Bankrupt Us All. Old Economics or Sustaining Policy?

Financializing Nature Could Bankrupt Us All. Old Economics or Sustaining Policy? | One World Enviromentalism | Scoop.it

 

 

                     ECOCIDE:  PUTTING PEOPLE AND PLANET FIRST

"Guardianship is a word that rings out in my head. We are meant to be guardians and trustees of this planet. For me, and for many others, the collective goal of humanity is towards the stewardship of our people, the planet and our ecosystems. We have a duty to protect and enhance our communities and ecosystems for the betterment of future generations"...Nicole Tilde

 

                                                      VIDEO (3.30)
                                            Grassroots International
PUTTING PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY BEFORE CORPORATE INTERESTS
Big business wants to control our resources--grabbing land, privatizing water, patenting seeds, and trying to squeeze out anyone who gets in the way of their profits. Fortunately, there is an alternative that places the rights of people and communities ahead of corporate interests--resource rights. http://www.grassrootsonline.org/issues/resource-rights

 

 August 20, 2013 Guardian Environment
-▶ NEVER MIND THE ECONOMIC DEFICIT.  WHAT ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT DEFICIT - THAT WHICH WE DEPEND UPON FOR SURVIVAL  http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/20/earth-overshoot-day-environmental-deficit?CMP=twt_gu

 

September 14, 2013 Project Syndicate

-▶ NATURE, INC? THE FINANCIALISATION OF NATURE IS NOT THE ANSWER http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/the-limits-of-market-based-environmental-protection-by-barbara-unmuessig

 

                                                      WATCH
                  "INSIDE THE GARBAGE OF THE WORLD" (80 min)
We're living on a beautiful planet and as a human race we've been here for thousands of years. Our planet didn't need to be protected; life was flourishing on its own, with its own agenda. However for the past 100 years we've made a tremendous impact with our footprint due to the growth of world population and the industrialization of our everyday life. Economy, profit and capitalization became more important than respecting our planet and an ancient knowledge to advance a new way of life. http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/inside-garbage-world/

 

 Guardian, November 27, 2013
-▶ PUTTING A PRICE ON NATURE WOULD BE DISASTROUS  http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2013/nov/27/price-nature-markets-natural-capital

 

                                          AUDIO SLIDESHOW

                               Guardian Environment, April 24, 2014
         INDONESIA'S DEFORESTATION IS A DISASTER ON THE PLANET  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/audioslideshow/2014/apr/24/indonesia-deforestation-wildlife-paul-hilton-audio-slideshow

 

-▶ ASIA PULP AND PAPER STILL DESTROYING FORESTS IN INDONESIA, DESPITE NEW 'SUSTAINABILITY' POLICY  http://sco.lt/6GD4W9

 

- ▶ “SUSTAINABLE" PALM OIL SHOULD NOT DRIVE DEFORESTATION http://sco.lt/7N5vU1

 

 October 13, 2012 Common Dreams

▶  LOOTING THE VERY FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE: CORPORATE FINANCIALIZATION OF NATURE A RECIPE FOR DISASTER http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/10/13

 

Mongabay, May 14, 2014
▶  NEW REPORT REVEALS HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES BY CORPORATIONS, GOVERNMENTS IN THE AMAZON. 

The report took over six months to complete and gives an in-depth account of the conflicts activists and indigenous peoples (IPs) are having with corporations and governmental agencies. It relays a situation that does not look good.
The report details everything from physical attacks to “systematic pressure” by corporations and governments. According to the report, conflicts over land and territories have reached a ten-year peak in Brazil. In Peru, social conflicts have tripled since 2008, with two-thirds of the reported cases defined as “socioenvironmental” conflicts. http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0514-dulaney-regnskogfondet.html

 

▶  SHOULD COMPANIES COMPENSATE SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION FROM WHICH THEY PROFIT?  http://sco.lt/5I5UeX

 

 ▶  CONSERVING OUR BIODIVERSITY IS BECOMING DEPENDENT ON ITS DESTRUCTION: NO TO BIODIVERSITY CARBON OFFSETTING http://sco.lt/8pAoSn

 

 Upside, February 28, 2013
▶  A CORPORATION SHOULD BE MORE THAN A MONEY COW. We need a new market system according to Pavan Sukhdev, founder/CEO of GIST Advisory. A market that is not set on just financial success but for once focuses on the whole picture http://www.upsides.com/2013/02/28/why-a-corporation-should-be-so-much-more-than-a-money-cow/

 

Guardian Sustainable Business, January 14, 2014

▶  THREE SUSTAINABILITY RESOLUTIONS FOR ALL BUSINESSES IN 2014. Going carbon negative, ecoysystems positive and injecting humanity into the corporate environment are ambitious but vital goals for businesses.. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/three-sustainability-resolutions-business-2014

 

-▶ BANKRUPTING NATURE: DENYING OUR PLANETARY BOUNDARIES http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/bankrupting-nature-denying-our-planetary-boundaries

 

-▶ HOW A SENSE OF SACRED CAN HELP SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - RESTORING VALUES  http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3994926408/how-a-sense-of-sacred-can-help-sustainable-business-restoring-values

 

                                             ONE SHORT VIDEO

▶  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM OIL DEFORESTATION http://sco.lt/5moIAT

 

 ▶  WHO OWNS NATURE? CORPORATE POWER AND THE FINAL FRONTIER IN THE COMMODIFICATION OF LIFE  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2299601530/who-owns-nature-corporate-power-and-the-final-frontier-in-the-commodification-of-life

 

August 30, 2013 Eco-Business

-▶BANKS PUT PRICE ON EARTH'S LIFE SUPPORT

 It is not easy to put a value on a forest, a clean river, or unpolluted air, but that is what a group of the world's biggest banks is attempting to do.

43 financial institutions have agreed that the way the present economic system uses and often destroys the environment without paying to do so is not sustainable.

The banks are also concerned that some companies are using up natural resources so fast, with no thought for their own future, let alone that of the planet, that they will collapse. They want a way of warning them and ultimately withdrawing their credit unless the companies mend their ways... http://www.eco-business.com/news/banks-put-price-earths-life-support/

 

Redd Monitor, May 07, 2014
▶  METAMORPHOSIS OF DESTRUCTIVE LOGGING COMPANIES OR NGO-COLONIALISM? http://www.redd-monitor.org/2014/05/07/guest-post-metamorphosis-of-destructive-logging-companies/#comment-1007138

 

                                           ANIMATED VIDEO

       THE STORY OF ILLEGAL LOGGING & HOW TO STOP IT
                               http://www.fern.org/storyofFLEGT

 

                                 FORESTS WITHOUT BORDERS

                     http://www.scoop.it/t/forests-without-borders

 

 -▶ The Story of REDD: A real solution or accelerator for deforestation? ANIMATION | http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2973775544/the-story-of-redd-a-real-solution-or-accelerator-for-deforestation-animation

 

                                                 WATCH (10:46)

                                         The Satoyama Initiative
SATOYAMA: TOWARD A RURAL SOCIETY IN HARMONY WITH NATURE Japan gave the name of the SATOYAMA Initiative to establishment of universal philosophy for sustainable maintenance and use of natural resources https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAcS6px3WEg

 

 -▶ THE NEW CORPORATE COLONIALISM. DESTRUCTION OF PLANETARY LIFE IN THE NAME OF "GROWTH"  http://sco.lt/5nT3OT

 

 

 -▶ ERADICATING ECOCIDE: WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE http://sco.lt/56vkOH

 

▶ NEOLIBERALIZING NATURE AND PRIVATIZING THE AIR - IF WE CAN'T MAKE MONEY OFF IT, IT HAS NO VALUE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3992906780/neoliberalizing-nature-and-privatizing-the-air-if-we-can-t-make-money-off-it-it-has-no-value

 

 

  -▶  THE DARK SIDE OF THE 'GREEN ECONOMY' - THE WHOLESALE PRIVATIZATION OF NATURE http://sco.lt/7hix0r

 

Guardian Sustainable Business, January 13, 2014
-▶  SUSTAINABILITY IS IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL COMPANIES ADMIT ENVIRONMENTAL COST. While companies' impact on the environment remains ignored the question of how society deals with the consequence of this damage will remain unanswered  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/sustainability-companies-environmental-cost

 

 -▶ KEEPING NATURE IN OUR FUTURE: HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS ESSENTIAL FOR ECONOMIC AND PLANETARY SURVIVAL  http://sco.lt/5863W5

 

-▶ A CULTURE SEPARATED FROM NATURE CANNOT SURVIVE - BANKRUPTING NATURE http://sco.lt/56EkEb

 

-▶ THE EVOLUTION OF BUSINESS: HOW A NEW BUSINESS ERA INSPIRED BY NATURE, NOT GREED, CAN BENEFIT US ALL http://sco.lt/6XU6Kn

 

 CSRwire Talkback -
-▶ OUR INVISIBLE ECOLOGICAL COMMONS http://csrwiretalkback.tumblr.com/post/2147520326/our-invisible-ecological-commons

 

▶ A GREEN, COMMONS-BASED GOVERNANCE:  THE RIGHT TO A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL SPECIES http://sco.lt/8qokwj

 

-▶ THE TRAGEDY OF THE MARKET, THE PROMISE OF THE COMMONS http://sco.lt/8GZC9x

 

International Institute for Environment and Development, March 18, 2013
-▶ FOUR ACTIONS TO REDUCE THE 'FOREST FOOTPRINT' OF COMMODITIES http://www.iied.org/four-actions-reduce-forest-footprint-commodities

 

Transition Network and Post Carbon Institute
-▶ NEW REPORT: "CLIMATE AFTER GROWTH" - WE HAVE ENTERED AN ERA OF "NEW NORMALS" – THE IMPLICATIONS ARE PROFOUND http://www.transitionnetwork.org/blogs/rob-hopkins/2013-10/new-report-climate-after-growth

 

-▶  UN IPCC REPORT And NASA-FUNDED STUDY: INDUSTRIAL CIVILIZATION HEADED FOR 'IRREVERSIBLE COLLAPSE?" http://sco.lt/8lOuIr

 

 -▶ WHY ARE POWERFUL TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES TURNING TO NATURE TO INSPIRE THEIR LEADERS?  http://sco.lt/81MvkP

 

-▶ AT THE LIMITS OF THE MARKET:  WHY CAPITALISM WON'T AND CAN'T SOLVE CLIMATE CHANGE http://sco.lt/5Qy6cL

 

September 9, 2013 Washington Post
-▶ HOW THE CULT OF SHAREHOLDER VALUE WRECKED AMERICAN BUSINESS http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/09/09/how-the-cult-of-shareholder-value-wrecked-american-business/

 

 -▶ WHY CHOOSING NATURE WILL ONLY ADVANCE HUMAN SOCIETIES http://sco.lt/8BIJP7

 

 

 

-▶ NATURE HAS THE ANSWERS: WE ARE SURROUNDED BY GENIUS - WHOLE SYSTEMS DESIGN BY NATURE http://sco.lt/8yvXjV

 

-▶ LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE: TOWARDS A NEW GLOBAL ETHOS http://sco.lt/6FzKSX

 

                                                            WATCH
                                                    VIDEO REPORT
                                          Newshour, March 05, 2014

 -▶ THE BIGGEST EVER FINES FOR A COAL COMPANY that violated its water pollution permits: Alpha Natural Resources, which is based in Virginia, and 66 of its subsidiaries.:
    6,000 violations, violations over 300 state-issued permits, hundreds of streams, tributaries and rivers, 79 active coal mines, 25 coal processing plants, where they put the coal and wash it before it’s shipped, over five Appalachian states. So it’s a pretty massive coverage area for the settlement.

    Twenty-seven-and-a-half million dollars in fines, $200 million for the cleanup, in the range of penalty, how does this rank? http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/coal-producer-pay-hundreds-of-millions-water-pollution/

 

-▶ THE GREAT AMERICAN CORPORATE GIVEAWAY, OUR PUBLIC LANDS:  : Coal, Oil, Fracking Destroying Forests, Water, Environment http://sco.lt/9JCs8f

 

 Sustainable Business.com, April 22, 2014

-▶ RESTORING WETLANDS HAS SURPRISING ECONOMIC BENEFITS http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.display/id/25665

 

 

-▶ THE LOSS OF OCEAN SPECIES IS STAGGERING  http://sco.lt/5GzvTV

 

 - ▶ MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. RIVERS ARE TOO POLLUTED TO SUPPORT LIFE SHOCKING REPORT REVEALS http://sco.lt/5JvEi9


▶ HOLDING CORPORATIONS RESPONSIBLE: Mining Companies Devastate Pristine Wisconsin for Frac-Sand - Leaving Chemical Cesspool http://sco.lt/6gL1ov

 

- ▶ UNBELIEVABLE, UNACCEPTABLE, OUTRAGEOUS:  OIL, COAL CHEMICAL & ASH SPILLS WRECKING OUR ENVIRONMENT & WATER http://sco.lt/81P9DF

 

 

-▶ ENOUGHNESS:  WESTERN THOUGHT vs INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHY http://sco.lt/6EFbPt

 

-▶ RESTORING THE EARTH: THE BONN CHALLENGE  http://sco.lt/4p7B3Z

 

 

 -▶ MORE, BIGGER, FASTER : WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACTORY FARMING YOUR ANIMAL FOOD  http://sco.lt/5n7fqD

 

-▶ WILL SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY BENEFIT OR THREATEN WILD THINGS?  http://sco.lt/79HQvZ

 

 

                                                -- WATCH --

                           "HOME" - An Exquisite Story of Our World

http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/home-an-exquisite-story-of-our-world/

 

 


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226 Thousand Hectares of Virgin Forest in Papua will be Cleared for Corporate Palm Oil Destroying Indigenous Communities

226 Thousand Hectares of Virgin Forest in Papua will be Cleared for Corporate Palm Oil Destroying Indigenous Communities | One World Enviromentalism | Scoop.it

All the Papuan peoples have suffered greatly under the Indonesian occupation which began in 1963. The Indonesian army has a long history of human rights violations against the Papuans, and the racist Indonesian soldiers generally view the Papuan people as little more than animals.

 

 ▶   ABOUT PAPUAN TRIBES - Survival International

Papua’s natural resources are being exploited at great profit for the Indonesian government and foreign businesses, but at the expense of the Papuan peoples and their homelands.

When international companies come to Papua, the Indonesian military accompanies them to ‘protect’ the ‘vital projects’. The military presence is almost always associated with human rights violations such as killings, arbitrary arrests, rape and torture.

http://www.survivalinternational.org/tribes/papuan

 

                               WEST PAPUA INFORMATION KIT
             http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~cline/papua/core.htm

 

  ▶   UNPRECEDENTED STUDY: THREATENING OUR OWN EXTINCTION WITH LOSS OF BIOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY http://sco.lt/64XtcP

 

                            ==========================

 

West Papua Daily, May 02, 2014

226 THOUSAND HECTARES (558,458 ACRES) OF FOREST IN PAPUA WILL BE CLEARED FOR PALM OIL PLANTATIONS BY CORPORATIONS. This condition is very worrying as it not only could it damage the forest ecosystems, flora and fauna but also threaten the existence of communities, http://tabloidjubi.com/en/?p=2254

 

Rainforest Alliance
 ▶WHAT IS A TROPICAL FOREST? - NOT ONE ECOSYSTEM BUT MILLIONS OF ECOSYSTEMS WITHIN IT http://rainforest-alliance.org/kids/facts/tropical-forest

 

Survival International March 03, 2014
 ▶   PAPUAN ACTIVISTS' WEBCAST SILENCED:  WAS INDONESIA BEHIND IT? The Papuans are members of the Amungme tribe, whose land is home to Grasberg, the world’s biggest corporate copper and gold mine. They were highlighting the problems facing the tribe in the face of massive environmental damage and human rights violations. http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/10043

 

Survival International, December 19, 2013
 ▶   MASSACRE INVESTIGATION EXPOSES INDONESIAN ARMY ATROCITIES http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/9852

 

April 22, 2013 Survival International

 ▶   INDONESIAN MILITARY 'DEVELOPMENT' PROGRAM SPREADS FEAR IN WEST PAPUA http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/9173

 

 Mongabay, April 16, 2012

▶  POLICE HIRED BY LOGGERS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA LOCK LOCALS IN SHIPPING CONTAINERS http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0416-hance_pomio_conflict.html

 

Forest Peoples Programme, October 16, 2013

-▶  NEW REPORT: INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT LAND GRABBING IN MERAUKE, PAPUA PUTTING LOCAL COMMUNITIES AT RISK http://www.forestpeoples.org/topics/other-private-sector/publication/2013/sweetness-unto-death-voices-indigenous-malind-merauke-p

 

September 3, 2013 Redd-Monito
▶ MASSIVE LAND SEIZURE OF INDIGENOUS LANDS IS CAUSING STARVATION AND POVERTY IN PAPUA http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/09/03/mifees-massive-seizure-of-indigenous-lands-is-causing-starvation-and-poverty-in-papua/

 

August 12, 2013 International Cry Magazine
▶ WEST PAPUA: INDIGENOUS LEADERS FORCED TO SIGN AWAY LAND TO MAJOR FOOD COMPANY http://intercontinentalcry.org/west-papua-elders-forced-to-sign-away-land-to-pt-mayora-one-of-indonesias-leading-food-brands/

 

August 14, 2013 Mongabay
▶  PAPUA NEW GUINEA

PALM OIL LICENSES TO FOREIGN CORPORATIONS BEING USED TO PERPETUATE FRAUD, LAND GRABBING PROVIDE COVER FOR LOGGING IN NEW GUINEA Foreign companies stripped Papua New Guinea of community-owned forests...Developers are seeking palm oil concessions as a means to circumvent restrictions on industrial logging in Papua New Guinea...foreign companies stripped Papua New Guinea of community-owned forests...Eleven percent of Papua New Guinea's land area has been handed over to foreign corporations, displacing indigenous owners, stripping them of their land rights
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0814-palm-oil-png-sabls.html

 

 100 Reporters, November 21, 2013
▶  PAPUA NEW GUINEA LANDGRAB:  RAINFOREST  VANISHING IN SHADY DEALS, REPORT SAYS. Spurred by increasing food prices and demand for biofuels in Europe and North America, one of the world’s largest rainforests in Papua New Guinea is quickly disappearing under a voracious land rush that has handed 12 percent of the country’s entire land area to foreign companies over the last decade, according to a new report. http://100r.org/2013/11/global-land-grab-rainforest-vanishing-in-shady-deals-report-says/

 

ACTION ALERT: May 20, 2013 Rainforest Portal -

-▶ PROTECT PAPUA NEW GUINEA INDIGENOUS FROM CORPORATE RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION - PETITION http://www.rainforestportal.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=PNG_indigenous

 

▶   WEST PAPUA - WORLD'S LARGEST MINING CORPORATIONS RAVAGE ENVIRONMENT. Some of the world's largest transnational mining corporations have been active in exploiting West Papua's oil and minerals, including Union Oil, Amoco, Agip, Conoco, Phillips, Esso, Texaco, Mobil, Shell, Petromer Trend Exploration, Atlantic Richfield, Sun Oil and Freeport (USA); Oppenheimer (South Africa); Total (France); Ingold (Canada); Marathon Oil, Kepala Burung (UK); Dominion Mining, Aneka Tambang, BHP, Cudgen RZ, and CRA (Australia). http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~cline/papua/mines.htm

 

The Global Mail, December 17, 2012
 ▶   UP THE FLY WITHOUT A PADDLE. The Global Mail investigates rumours of a mysterious plague down-river from a giant gold mine in remote Papua New Guinea, and uncovers disturbing questions about the flow of benefits from the resources boom. http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/up-the-fly-without-a-paddle/523/

 

                                                          VIDEO:

              Narrated by Robert Redford, Winner of the Goldman Prize
THE INDIGENOUS MOLLO PEOPLE IN TIMOR STRUGGLE TO PROTECT THEIR SACRED NATURAL WORLD FROM FOREIGN MINING CORPORATIONS http://www.goldmanprize.org/recipient/aleta-baun

 

Papua New Guinea Perspective, May 02, 2012
 ▶   PAPUA NEW GUINEA GOVERNMENT SHOULD OFFER INCENTIVES FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION http://www.pngperspective.com/news/time-for-png-government-to-consider-offering-incentives-for-conservation/

 

Mongabay, November 7, 2013

- ▶ PALM OIL COMPANIES IGNORING COMMUNITY RIGHTS, NEW STUDY SHOWS, Members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) are violating the rights of local communities in tropical forests and failing to live up to social and environmental commitments http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1107-dparker-palm-oil-rights.html?n3ws1ttr

 

▶  ECOCIDE: A PLAGUE OF DEFORESTATION SWEEPS ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA WITH TERRIBLE LOSS OF WILDLIFE AND BIODIVERSITY http://sco.lt/4lJ5ZR

 

                                                    WATCH

                                                 TED VIDEO

     MAKING ECOCIDE AN INTERNATIONAL CRIME AGAINST PEACE

                                 http://eradicatingecocide.com/

 

▶ LOOTING THE VERY FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE: CORPORATE FINANCIALIZATION OF NATURE: A RECIPE FOR DISASTER http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/10/13

 

▶ WHY WE COULDN'T CARE LESS ABOUT THE NATURAL WORLD http://sco.lt/5Tdn0L

 

                                   =======================

 

                                           ONE SHORT VIDEO

                    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM OIL: 

                             DEFORESTATION AND ECOCIDE

                                          http://sco.lt/5moIAT

 

  ▶ FOREIGN CORPORATIONS DESTROYING INDIGENOUS LIVELIHOODS, NULLIFYING LAND RIGHTS, CREATING DEPENDENCY AND POVERTY ON A GLOBAL SCALE  http://sco.lt/9KW9wn

 

 ▶  THE NEW CORPORATE COLONIALISM. DESTRUCTION OF PLANETARY LIFE, INDIGENOUS LAND AND LIVELIHOODS IN THE NAME OF "GROWTH"  http://sco.lt/5nT3OT

 

▶  ERADICATING ECOCIDE: WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE http://sco.lt/56vkOH

 

▶   LAND GRABS: HOW FOREIGN "INVESTMENTS" ARE REDISTRIBUTING WEALTH, LAND AND WATER ACROSS THE GLOBE http://sco.lt/96H2yv

 

- ▶ MINING, FOREIGN LAND GRABS ENDANGERING ENVIRONMENT, ECOSYSTEM AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES http://sco.lt/5M5eLp

 

-▶  ENOUGHNESS:  WESTERN THOUGHT vs INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHY  http://sco.lt/6EFbPt

 

             ------------------------------RESOURCES-------------------------------

 

▶FOREST PEOPLES PROGRAMME http://www.forestpeoples.org/

 

▶INTER PRESS SERVICE - INDIGENOUS RIGHTS http://www.ipsnews.net/news/human-rights/indigenous-rights/

 

▶VIA SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/8626

 

▶LA VIA CAMPESINA - The International Peasants Voice http://viacampesina.org/en/

 

▶INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ISSUES AND RESOURCES  http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/

 

▶INTERNATIONAL CRY MAGAZINE - Essential News and Film On World's Indigenous People

http://intercontinentalcry.org/

 

▶INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK  http://www.ienearth.org/

 

▶SCIDEV.NET

Indigenous for global development news & analysis http://www.scidev.net/global/governance/indigenous/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Imagine every person on earth had 100 pounds of plastic. That's how much new plastic will be manufactured in 2010. Sadly, much of that will end up in the ocean within a massive area dubbed the Pacific Garbage Patch. Can anything be done to clean it up?
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Fee on oil transported by rail a key issue in state budget debate

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With a Sunday deadline for a state budget agreement, a proposed fee on oil transported by rail cars across California has emerged as a major target for opposition by oil companies and business lobbyists.
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UOG: Hawaii Plant Extinction Prevention Program Training on Guam to Help Prevent Extinction of Guam’s Rare Plants

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Local Advocates Praise EPA Clean Power Plan

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Wolf Supporters to Rally in Fortuna Wednesday in Support of Protecting Wolves, Banning Wildlife-killing Contests

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California Assembly Set To Vote On Banning ‘Microbeads’ In Skin Care Products - CBS San Francisco

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End fossil fuel burning, save $71 trillion -- and preserve civilization as we know it

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Two new reports outline the economic boons that would follow if we would just dump our climate-wrecking dirty-energy addiction.


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A WAKE-UP WATCH: "Inside the Great Garbage Patch of the World" - The Plastic Curse

A WAKE-UP WATCH: "Inside the Great Garbage Patch of the World"  - The Plastic Curse | One World Enviromentalism | Scoop.it

 

                                                      WATCH

                       "INSIDE THE GARBAGE OF THE WORLD" (80 min)

                                           The Plastic Curse

A documentary that will give you an honest idea of how much contamination we are generating and how quickly we have to halt it in order to withstand the future.

 Today we're at the threshold that can't be reversed if we don't stop consuming the way we do as a human race. Pollution is becoming a devastatingly huge problem that will endanger humanity for generations to come. One such pollutant is our use of single-use plastic. Civilization is plainly on an irrational course and the situation currently is close to hopeless. If we don't fix what we're doing to the oceans we'll ruin the building blocks of life.

Everything we share, which is the ocean, belongs not to corporations or any individual. It belongs to the world as a whole and that's getting trashed. When we start losing those resources we'll lose our very quality of life. Our business system, environment system and our social system is not going to survive... it cannot survive. All the other species are suffering because of us. We'll also lose the ability our future generations to enjoy the quality of life that we were fortunate enough to have.

....http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/inside-garbage-world/

 

NRDC SWITCHBOARD, May 15, 2014
▶   LOS ANGELES KIDS SEND A MESSAGE TO THE WORLD:  "CLEAN UP OUR OCEAN"  THE URGENT PROBLEM OF PLASTIC & MARINE LITTER. Plastic marine pollution is a daunting crisis for the marine environment, with devastating effects....an estimated 20 million tons of plastic litter enters the ocean each year.  Plastic forms a large portion of our waste stream and typically does not biodegrade in the marine environment.  And it has a wide range of adverse environmental and economic impacts, from wildlife deaths and degraded coral reefs to billions of dollars in cleanup costs, damage to vessels, and lost tourism and fisheries revenues. http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/tkiekow/los_angeles_kids_send_a_messag.html

 

                                                          VIDEO

              "WHEN THE MERMAIDS CRY:  THE GREAT PLASTIC TIDE

                                           http://sco.lt/9KDREf

 

 

University of California, San Diego, March 09, 2012

▶   FISH INGEST UP TO 24,000 TONS OF PLASTIC EACH YEAR: PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH 100 TIMES LARGER THAN IN 1972 -- AND WE THEN EAT THEM http://dgrnewsservice.org/2012/05/09/pacific-garbage-patch-100x-larger-than-in-1972-fish-ingest-up-to-24000-tons-of-plastic-each-year/

 

Washington Post, April 29, 2012

▶  IF THE FOOD'S IN PLASTIC, WHAT'S IN THE FOOD?

Trace chemicals in everyday food packaging cause worry over cumulative threat, scientists say. In a study published last year in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers put five San Francisco families on a three-day diet of food that hadn’t been in contact with plastic. When they compared urine samples before and after the diet, the scientists were stunned to see what a difference a few days could make: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/trace-chemicals-in-everyday-food-packaging-cause-worry-over-cumulative-threat/2012/04/16/gIQAUILvMT_story.html

 

▶  FDA’s DECISION ON ( Bisphenol A) EXPOSES CATCH 22  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1929431295/opinion-fda-s-decision-on-bpa-exposes-catch-22

 

 Conservation Magazine, February 12, 2014
▶   PLASTIC INGESTION BY SEABIRDS IS WORSE THAN YOU THOUGHT http://conservationmagazine.org/2014/02/plastic-ingestion-seabirds-worse-thought/

 

                                          MERMAID TEARS:

MICROBEADS AND MICROPLASTICS IN BEAUTY PRODUCTS A THREAT TO OUR OCEANS AND RIVERS http://sco.lt/50DEtV

 

 ▶   BILLIONS OF POUNDS OF PLASTIC IN OUR OCEANS:  IMPACT ON SEA LIFE, YOUR SEAFOOD AND YOUR HEALTH http://sco.lt/768Gsz

 

- ▶ OUR OCEANS ARE DROWNING IN PLASTIC http://sco.lt/5F1E8H

 

Phys.org, January 9, 2013

▶   PLASTIC WILL POLLUTE OUR OCEANS FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS Australia's plastic garbage has made its way into every ocean in the world. New research shows that it doesn't matter where in the world plastic garbage enters the ocean, it can end up in any of the five ocean basins... http://phys.org/news/2013-01-plastics-pollute-oceans-hundreds-years.html

 

▶   OUR OCEANS ARE DYING:  MASS EXTINCTION MAY BE INEVITABLE http://sco.lt/6BuBCz

 

Ghent University, May 07, 2014
▶   UNDERWATER ROBOT HOWS 'DEPTH' OF MARINE DEBRIS PROBLEM  http://www.ugent.be/en/news/bulletin/underwater-robot-shows-depth-of-marine-debris-problem

 

Nation of Change, May 14, 2014
▶   GARBAGE LAND USA:  590,000,000,000 POUNDS OF WASTE GENERATED ANNUALLY Less than 20% of that is reused or recycled. The elimination of food waste alone could feed an additional 1 billion people a year. With all this detritus piling up, it is time to take a look at what we can do differently, and waste not, the resources, which are quickly dwindling on this planet...http://www.nationofchange.org/garbage-land-usa-590000000000-pounds-waste-generated-annually-1400079448

 

Guardian Environment, George Monbiot, April 12, 2013
-▶  LET'S STOP HIDING BEHIND RECYCLING AND BE HONEST ABOUT CONSUMPTION http://www.theguardian.com/environment/georgemonbiot/2013/apr/12/escalating-consumption

 

▶  THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY:  COULD IT PRESENT A NEW WAY OF DOING BUSINESS? http://sco.lt/8plSHx

 

                                                       WATCH

               "UNWASTED: THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS ON EARTH"

                                        BEYOND RECYCLING

                                        http://sco.lt/6Gg2m9

 

▶   FINANCIALIZING NATURE COULD BANKRUPT US ALL:  OLD ECONOMICS OR SUSTAINING POLICY? http://sco.lt/8Y7sK9

 

▶   WHY WE COULDN'T CARE LESS ABOUT THE NATURAL WORLD  http://sco.lt/5Tdn0L


Utne, May 2014
▶   BLAMING NATURE:  WHEN NATURAL DISASTERS ARE CAUSED BY US http://www.utne.com/environment/natural-disasters-ze0z1405zsau.aspx#axzz31dB2gikB

 

 

▶  THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION IS UPON US http://sco.lt/4ywB3h

 

                                                ENOUGHNESS: 

                WESTERN THOUGHT vs INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHY

                                           http://sco.lt/6EFbPt

 

                                                  WATCH

                                                   "HOME"

                                       Yann Arthus-Bertrand

                An Exquisite Dedication To the Stewards of Our Planet

                             Solutions For A Sustainable Planet

http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/home-an-exquisite-story-of-our-world/

 

 


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Jackson, Wyoming landslide moving fast enough to watch (now web cams)

Slide Web cams now added 4/19- Jackson, WY. Efforts have stopped to build a tall concrete barrier to stall part of the East Gros Ventre Butte from giving away. The incipient slide has changed from ...
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