Culture Collapse Disorder
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Culture Collapse Disorder: The loss & destruction of home (places & planet) due to human impact and our modern consumer mindset
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Chief Arvol Looking Horse | Ecocide Alert

Chief Arvol Looking Horse | Ecocide Alert | Culture Collapse Disorder | Scoop.it

Chief Arvol Looking Horse, Lakota, with a Council of Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples, issued a statement saying mankind can no longer ignore the teachings to protect the Earth. The Indigenous Council described the destruction that has been created by man and is now out of control, including Fukushima and fracking in North America.

 

In a second statement, Amnesty International said Canada is to blame for the violations of international laws and human rights which resulted in a police attack on Mi’kmaq in a peaceful anti-fracking camp where Mi’kmaqs were defending their land.

 

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Tar Sands Tailings Contaminate Alberta Groundwater

Tar Sands Tailings Contaminate Alberta Groundwater | Culture Collapse Disorder | Scoop.it

The massive tailings ponds holding billions of litres of tar sands waste are leaking into Alberta's groundwater, according to internal documentsobtained by Postmedia's Mike De Souza.

 

An internal memorandum prepared for Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver and obtained through Access to Information legislation says evidence confirms groundwater toxins related to bitumen mining and upgrading are migrating from tailings ponds and are not naturally occurring as government and industry have previously stated.

 

"The studies have, for the first time, detected potentially harmful, mining-related organic acid contaminants in groundwater outside a long-established out-of-pit tailings pond," the memo reads. "This finding is consistent with publicly available technical reports of seepage... Click TITLE for more

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