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Kunming pollution protest is tip of rising Chinese environmental activism

Kunming pollution protest is tip of rising Chinese environmental activism | Environmentalist | Scoop.it
Jennifer Duggan: Protest at petrochemical plant in Kunming comes as survey shows vast majority of Chinese public would take to the streets to protect the environment
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NASA - New Map Offers a Global View of Health-Sapping Air Pollution

NASA - New Map Offers a Global View of Health-Sapping Air Pollution | Environmentalist | Scoop.it
Scientists have produced a new map of Fine Particulate Matter particles 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter (PM2.5), using MISR/MODIS data.

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Pre-Peeled, Re-Wrapped Bananas Are the Most Wasteful Sign of the Apocalypse Yet

Pre-Peeled, Re-Wrapped Bananas Are the Most Wasteful Sign of the Apocalypse Yet | Environmentalist | Scoop.it
In what has to be the worst case of wasteful packaging in the history of modern conveniece, a grocery store in Austria is actually selling pre-peeled bananas that have then been re-packaged in cellophane-covered foam trays.
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#Carbondioxide pollution level in Earth's atmosphere passes dangerous milestone, experts say! What goes up must come down :(

#Carbondioxide pollution level in Earth's atmosphere passes dangerous milestone, experts say! What goes up must come down :( | Environmentalist | Scoop.it
The old saying that "what goes up must come down" doesn't apply to carbon dioxide pollution in the air, which just hit an unnerving milestone.
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'Victory for bees' as European Union bans neonicotinoid pesticides blamed for destroying bee population

'Victory for bees' as European Union bans neonicotinoid pesticides blamed for destroying bee population | Environmentalist | Scoop.it
Environmentalists hailed a "victory for bees" today after the European Union voted for a ban on the nerve-agent pesticides blamed for the dramatic decline global bee populations.

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